The cheapest times to fly from STS to SZX are

  • January 22nd to April 29th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th 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 STS to SZX is late October. Prices can be as high as $2880 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $661 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Shenzhen

Flying from Santa Rosa, CA (STS) to Shenzhen (SZX) will usually cost between $1199 to $1858 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1141. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1970. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $829 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1536 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STS to SZX flight.

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

STS to SZX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STS to SZX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Santa Rosa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $165 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1456. Return trip prices are from the SZX to STS 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 STS to SZX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 18 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 STS to SZX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 33.82% less expensive than SZX
  • 1-layover flights available

See STS to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Macau International Airport (MFM) in Macau

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 16.47% less expensive than SZX
  • 2-layover flights available

See STS to MFM flights


Flight Hacking STS to SZX

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 STS to SZX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (STS > LAX > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $777
  • Average savings: $759 (49.41%)

See STS to LAX flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (STS > SEA > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1013
  • Average savings: $523 (34.05%)

See STS to SEA flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (STS > YVR > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1076
  • Average savings: $461 (29.98%)

See STS to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from STS to SZX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bao’an International Airport to Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6844 miles or 11014 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from STS to SZX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STS to SZX flight is about 13 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Rosa, CA and Shenzhen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from STS to SZX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code STS
Origination airport name Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport
City Santa Rosa, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -122.8

Return Airport

Destination code SZX
Destination airport name Bao’an International Airport
City Shenzhen
Country China
Latitude 22.6
Longitude 113.8


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