The cheapest times to fly from TEN to SAN are

  • January 15th to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • October 22nd to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 TEN to SAN is mid February. Prices can be as high as $2990 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $869 for Friday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Tongren (TEN) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $903 to $1997 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $987. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2634. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1646 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1370 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TEN to SAN flight.

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

TEN to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TEN to SAN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Tongren. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into TEN. 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 $444 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1266. Return trip prices are from the SAN to TEN 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 TEN to SAN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 2 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 TEN to SAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 26.79% less expensive than SAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See TEN to LAX flights


Flight Hacking TEN to SAN

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 TEN to SAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guangzhou (TEN > CAN > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1146
  • Average savings: $224 (16.35%)

See TEN to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (TEN > LAX > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1182
  • Average savings: $188 (13.72%)

See TEN to CAN flights

Hack #3: Ho Chi Minh City (TEN > SGN > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1359
  • Average savings: $12 (0.84%)

See TEN to SGN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TEN to SAN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Diego International Airport to Tongren Fenghuang Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7254 miles or 11674 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TEN to SAN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TEN to SAN flight is about 14 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Tongren and San Diego, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from TEN to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TEN
Origination airport name Tongren Fenghuang Airport
City Tongren
Country China
Latitude 27.9
Longitude 109.3

Return Airport

Destination code SAN
Destination airport name San Diego International Airport
City San Diego, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.7
Longitude -117.2


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