The cheapest times to fly from YIW to SFO are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)

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 YIW to SFO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1612 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $430 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Yiwu (YIW) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $493 to $1309 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $519. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1430. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $912 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $666 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YIW to SFO flight.

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

YIW to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YIW to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Yiwu. 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 to San Francisco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Yiwu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (14%) 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 $694. Return trip prices are from the SFO to YIW 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 YIW 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 12 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, KLM, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6299 miles or 10137 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YIW to SFO flight is about 12 hour 19 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from YIW to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYIW
Origination airport nameYiwu Airport

Return Airport

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


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