The cheapest times to fly from SHE to SFO are

  • February 5th to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • May 21st to June 24th
  • August 20th to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 SHE to SFO is early September. Prices can be as high as $1853 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $437 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Shenyang (SHE) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $508 to $1393 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $501. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1515. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1014 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $814 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHE to SFO flight.

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

SHE to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHE to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shenyang. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SHE. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Shenyang. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $127 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $828. Return trip prices are from the SFO to SHE 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 SHE to SFO 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 0 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SHE to SFO

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 SHE to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SHE > LAX > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $784
  • Average savings: $31 (3.75%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5567 miles or 8959 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHE to SFO flight is about 11 hour 0 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from SHE to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SHE
Origination airport name Taoxian Airport
City Shenyang
Country China
Latitude 41.6
Longitude 123.5

Return Airport

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


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