Selected fares from San Francisco to Chengdu
|SFO||CTU||Tue, Sep 29 - Tue, Oct 6||$731|
|SFO||CTU||Thu, Jan 21 - Wed, Jan 27||$744|
|SFO||CTU||Thu, Jan 28 - Fri, Feb 5||$753|
|SFO||CTU||Tue, Sep 29 - Tue, Oct 6||$803|
|SFO||CTU||Wed, Sep 23 - Fri, Oct 2||$1,053|
|SFO||CTU||Thu, Jan 14 - Sat, Jan 23||$1,208|
|SFO||CTU||Wed, Sep 23 - Fri, Oct 2||$1,906|
|SFO||CTU||Thu, Jan 28 - Fri, Feb 5||$1,942|
|SFO||CTU||Thu, Jan 21 - Wed, Jan 27||$1,970|
|SFO||CTU||Wed, Sep 23 - Fri, Oct 2||$2,431|
San Francisco and Chengdu airports and terminals
Airports in San Francisco CA, US
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to CTU
Terminal Carriers Terminal I Air China, United Airlines
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Cheapest weekend flights in June from San Francisco to Chengdu
|Leave Sat, Jun 13||San Francisco (SFO)||Chengdu (CTU)||Air China||
|Return Sun, Jun 14||Chengdu (CTU)||San Francisco (SFO)||Air China|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from San Francisco to Chengdu
|Leave Tue, Jun 2||San Francisco (SFO)||Chengdu (CTU)||Air China||
|Return Mon, Jun 22||Chengdu (CTU)||San Francisco (SFO)||Air China|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from San Francisco to Chengdu
|Leave Tue, Jul 21||San Francisco (SFO)||Chengdu (CTU)||Air China||
|Return Mon, Aug 31||Chengdu (CTU)||San Francisco (SFO)||Air China|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to Chengdu
|Leave Mon, Aug 31||San Francisco (SFO)||Chengdu (CTU)||China Southern Airlines||
|Return Wed, Oct 28||Chengdu (CTU)||San Francisco (SFO)||China Southern Airlines|
Best one-week trip in August from San Francisco to Chengdu
|Leave Mon, Aug 31||San Francisco (SFO)||Chengdu (CTU)||China Southern Airlines||
|Return Mon, Sep 7||Chengdu (CTU)||San Francisco (SFO)||China Southern Airlines|
Flights to Chengdu
San Francisco International Airport Information
The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).
Parking at San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.
Ground Transportation Information
A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.
Restaurant Options at the Airport
The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
If you use Orbitz.com as your travel planner, you are sure to find flights to Chengdu that suit your budget and needs. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, the largest aviation hub in central and western China, is located 16 kilometers southeast of the city. Numerous airlines, both domestic and international, service the airport, including Air China, China Express Airlines, Dragon Air, and many others.
Transportation from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Plenty of transportation options can get you to the city from the airport. Fives buses run on a schedule from the airport's terminals to major points across the city. You can also take the Inter-city Train or Metro, which run at frequent intervals from the airport's terminals. If you travel with a group or prefer taxis to public transportation, you can pick up a taxicab just outside Terminal 1.
Weather in Chengdu
Summer in Chengdu begins in June and is usually hot, with an average high temperature of 82oF. Autumn lasts from October to November and is the best time of year to visit Chengdu. Winter is typically cold, damp, and grey, with little rainfall and temperatures ranging from the high 30s to the low 50s.
Major Attractions in Chengdu
History enthusiasts will have many things to see in this historic city, while animal lovers can see the giant pandas that made the city famous. From Sichuan Opera, the Leshan Giant Buddha, and Mount E'mei to different historical and natural sites, there are activities for everyone. Check for discount tickets on these attractions when you book your cheap flights to Chengdu with Orbitz.com.
Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Chengdu
- 2 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Chengdu today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 14h 15m.
- Air China flight 7218 (1:25 PM GMT, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Chengdu.
- Air China flight 7218 (1:25 PM GMT, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Chengdu.
- Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Chengdu (Air China flight 7218, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) takes 14h 15m.
- Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Chengdu (Air China flight 7218, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) takes 14h 15m.
- Flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Chengdu Airport (CTU) are available for this route.
Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Chengdu on Sun, May 31, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Air China/Air China||CA7210/CA4536||SFO||1:25 PM||CTU||12:10 AM||744/320||19hr 45min|
|China Eastern Airlines/Air China||MU590/CA4536||SFO||12:00 PM||CTU||12:10 AM||332/320||21hr 10min|
|United Airlines/Air China||UA857/CA4536||SFO||1:25 PM||CTU||12:10 AM||744/320||19hr 45min|
|Air China/China Eastern Airlines||CA7210/MU5411||SFO||1:25 PM||CTU||12:35 AM||744/320||20hr 10min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL6557/DL6573||SFO||12:00 PM||CTU||12:35 AM||332/320||21hr 35min|
|China Eastern Airlines/China Eastern Airlines||MU590/MU5411||SFO||12:00 PM||CTU||12:35 AM||332/320||21hr 35min|
|United Airlines/China Eastern Airlines||UA857/MU5411||SFO||1:25 PM||CTU||12:35 AM||744/320||20hr 10min|
|American Airlines/Air China||AA8931/CA6502||SFO||1:00 AM||CTU||12:50 PM||773/320||20hr 50min|
|American Airlines/Cathay Pacific||AA8931/CX5820||SFO||1:00 AM||CTU||12:50 PM||773/320||20hr 50min|
|jetBlue/Air China||B65301/CA6502||SFO||1:15 AM||CTU||12:50 PM||77W/320||20hr 35min|
|jetBlue/Cathay Pacific||B65301/CX5820||SFO||1:15 AM||CTU||12:50 PM||77W/320||20hr 35min|
|Cathay Pacific/Air China||CX873/CA6502||SFO||1:00 AM||CTU||12:50 PM||77W/320||20hr 50min|
|Cathay Pacific/Cathay Pacific||CX873/CX5820||SFO||1:00 AM||CTU||12:50 PM||77W/320||20hr 50min|
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