The cheapest times to fly from WUH to SFO are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of October 1st)
  • December 17th to December 31st

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 WUH to SFO is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1458 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $489 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Wuhan (WUH) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $493 to $1140 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $491. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1346. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $855 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $678 can be considered a good price for a round-trip WUH to SFO flight.

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

WUH to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the WUH to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Wuhan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. 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 $88 (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 $693. Return trip prices are from the SFO to WUH 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 WUH to SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 37 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6464 miles or 10403 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop WUH to SFO flight is about 12 hour 37 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from WUH to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeWUH
Origination airport nameTianhe Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


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