The cheapest times to fly from YNT to SFO are

  • January 29th to May 27th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 YNT to SFO is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1766 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $492 for Thursday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Yantai (YNT) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $625 to $1293 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $633. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1410. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $777 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $742 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YNT to SFO flight.

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

YNT to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YNT to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Yantai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Yantai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $244 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $733. Return trip prices are from the SFO to YNT 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 YNT 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 31 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, JAL, Korean Air, Shandong, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5851 miles or 9416 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YNT to SFO flight is about 11 hour 31 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from YNT to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YNT
Origination airport name Laishan Airport
City Yantai
Country China
Latitude 37.4
Longitude 121.4

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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