The cheapest times to fly from SFO to YNZ are

  • January 22nd to May 20th (except the weeks of January 29th and May 7th)
  • August 20th to November 11th (except the week of October 29th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SFO to YNZ is mid April. Prices can be as high as $2260 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $651 for Thursday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Yancheng

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Yancheng (YNZ) will usually cost between $720 to $1459 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $738. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1560. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $822 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1059 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to YNZ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to YNZ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SFO to YNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to YNZ flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YNZ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $579 (37%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $871. Return trip prices are from the YNZ to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to YNZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SFO to YNZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lukou Airport (NKG) in Nanjing

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 33.05% less expensive than YNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to NKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Lianyungang Baitabu Airport (LYG) in Jiangsu

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 18.22% less expensive than YNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to LYG flights

Destination alternative #3: Benniu Airport (CZX) in Changzhou

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 17.42% less expensive than YNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to CZX flights

Destination alternative #4: Shuofang Airport (WUX) in Wuxi

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 17.42% less expensive than YNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to WUX flights

Destination alternative #5: Yangzhou Taizhou Airport (YTY) in Yangzhou

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 15.53% less expensive than YNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to YTY flights


Flight Hacking SFO to YNZ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SFO to YNZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (SFO > PEK > YNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $899
  • Average savings: $161 (15.16%)

See SFO to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SFO to YNZ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Yancheng Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6091 miles or 9802 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SFO to YNZ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to YNZ flight is about 11 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Yancheng?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SFO to YNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code YNZ
Destination airport name Yancheng Airport
City Yancheng
Country China
Latitude 33.4
Longitude 120.2


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