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San Francisco to Nanjing Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Nanjing

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO NKG Thu, Mar 19 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,010
SFO NKG Thu, Mar 19 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,117
SFO NKG Thu, Mar 19 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,182
SFO NKG Thu, Mar 19 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,261
SFO NKG Mon, Jun 15 - Sun, Jul 12 $4,155

San Francisco and Nanjing airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Nanjing , CN
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    Nanjing Airport (NKG)

    Distance from City Center: 22.4 miles

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Featured Nanjing Airport Hotels

Nanjing Grand Hotel

4 stars
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208 Guangzhou Road Map

...This property is 15 kilometres from the Nanjing Train station and 45 kilometres from the Nanjing Airport.... More

Celebrity City Hotel Nanjing

3 stars
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No.30 North Zhongshan Rd Map

...It is located South of NKG airport, near the attractions and close to the convention center.... More

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Lakeview Xuanwu Hotel Nanjing

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No.193 Zhongyang Road, Xuanwu Lake Map

...You will also experience the gracious sense of humanity, and obtain the reason you love Nanjing.Airport transfer, Baby sitting service, Ballroom, Banquet facilities, Bar, Beauty... More

January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to Nanjing

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 San Francisco (SFO) Nanjing (NKG) China Eastern Airlines $1,185
Earn $11.85
Return Fri, Jan 23 Nanjing (NKG) San Francisco (SFO) China Eastern Airlines
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from San Francisco to Nanjing

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 28 San Francisco (SFO) Nanjing (NKG) China Southern Airlines $1,182
Earn $11.82
Return Thu, Apr 2 Nanjing (NKG) San Francisco (SFO) China Southern Airlines
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from San Francisco to Nanjing

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 12 San Francisco (SFO) Nanjing (NKG) China Southern Airlines $822
Earn $8.22
Return Fri, May 15 Nanjing (NKG) San Francisco (SFO) China Southern Airlines
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Flights to Nanjing

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.

Nanjing Lukou International Airport

Travelers booking cheap flights to Nanjing through Orbitz.com will arrive at Nanjing Lukou International Airport, which is located in Jiangning District about 35 miles south of downtown Nanjing. This airport handles arrivals from cities in China, South Korea, Thailand, the United States, Russia, and other countries. Airlines served by Nanjing Lukou International Airport include Hainan Airlines, United Eagle Airlines, Dragon Air, and Asiana Airlines.

Transportation from the Airport

The most economical way to get from the airport to your hotel is taking a shuttle bus into downtown Nanjing. Buses are also available to take you to nearby cities, including Yangzhou, Shuyang, and Jiangyin. You can also opt to hire a taxi from the stand on the first floor of the arrivals terminal. Because English is not widely spoken, having a printout of your hotel name and address in Chinese characters is advisable for non-Chinese speakers.

Weather in Nanjing

Nanjing is a subtropical climate, so the city experiences distinct seasons and frequent rain. Winter temperatures average in the 30s, and the summer temperatures average in the high 80s. Spring and fall have mild weather, although the spring in particular can be extremely rainy.

What to Do in Nanjing

One of the four ancient capitals of China, Nanjing has many historical and scenic sites for visitors to enjoy. The Qinhuai River Scenic Area, where the Confuscius Temple and Zhanyuan Garden are located, is a popular area with tourists. With flights to Nanjing available year-round on Orbitz.com, this fascinating city is a good destination any time of year.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Nanjing on Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
EVA Air/China Eastern Airlines BR17/MU8911 SFO 12:25 AM NKG 10:50 AM 77W/744 18hr 25min
jetBlue/Cathay Pacific B65301/CX5810 SFO 12:05 AM NKG 1:05 PM 77W/333 21hr 0min
Singapore Airlines/Cathay Pacific SQ1/CX5810 SFO 12:05 AM NKG 1:05 PM 77W/333 21hr 0min
Air China/China Eastern Airlines CA7206/MU2842 SFO 11:55 AM NKG 9:45 PM 744/321 17hr 50min
Air China/China Southern Airlines CA7206/CZ9425 SFO 11:55 AM NKG 9:45 PM 744/321 17hr 50min
United Airlines/China Eastern Airlines UA889/MU2842 SFO 11:55 AM NKG 9:45 PM 744/321 17hr 50min
United Airlines/China Southern Airlines UA889/CZ9425 SFO 11:55 AM NKG 9:45 PM 744/321 17hr 50min
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA986/ZH1819 SFO 1:50 PM NKG 10:15 PM 773/737 16hr 25min
Air China/Air China CA986/CA1819 SFO 1:50 PM NKG 10:15 PM 773/738 16hr 25min
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA7206/ZH1819 SFO 11:55 AM NKG 10:15 PM 744/737 18hr 20min
Air China/Air China CA7206/CA1819 SFO 11:55 AM NKG 10:15 PM 744/738 18hr 20min
United Airlines/Air China UA7615/CA1819 SFO 1:50 PM NKG 10:15 PM 773/738 16hr 25min
United Airlines/Shenzhen Airlines UA889/ZH1819 SFO 11:55 AM NKG 10:15 PM 744/737 18hr 20min