Flights from San Francisco to Xiamen

Selected fares from San Francisco to Xiamen

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO XMN Fri, Oct 2 - Sat, Oct 17 $807
SFO XMN Fri, Oct 2 - Sat, Oct 17 $819
SFO XMN Fri, Oct 2 - Sat, Oct 17 $1,049
SFO XMN Fri, Oct 2 - Sat, Oct 17 $1,082
SFO XMN Fri, Oct 2 - Sat, Oct 17 $1,284
SFO XMN Sun, May 3 - Sun, May 17 $1,318
SFO XMN Fri, Oct 2 - Sat, Oct 17 $1,514
SFO XMN Sun, May 3 - Sun, May 17 $3,408

San Francisco and Xiamen 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 Xiamen , CN

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    Jinjiang Airport (JJN)

    Distance from City Center: 38.5 miles

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    Xiamen Airport (XMN)

    Distance from City Center: 4.3 miles

  • 3

    Shang-Yi (KNH)

    Distance from City Center: 17.6 miles

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from San Francisco to Xiamen

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, May 3 San Francisco (SFO) Xiamen (XMN) Air China $822
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Return Sun, May 17 Xiamen (XMN) San Francisco (SFO) Air China
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Flights to Xiamen

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 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 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 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 the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Xiamen

When you travel by air, finding a bargain on plane tickets is important. has the tools to help you locate cheap flights to Xiamen without wasting precious time and energy. The Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport is the primary airport for the city of Xiamen, as well as the surrounding province of Fujian. The airport occupies the northern end of Xiamen Island about four miles from the city center. Major airlines that arrive at the airport include Air Macau, Air China, Cebu Pacific, Korean Air, KLM and SilkAir.

Transportation from the Airport

Taxis and shuttle buses are available at the exit of the arrival hall. Shuttles take passengers to nearby lodgings, and the trip into downtown Xiamen is about ten minutes when traffic is moving well.

Weather in Xiamen

Xiamen has a humid subtropical climate with distinct wet and dry periods. Winters are cool, with very little precipitation from October through January. Spring is the wettest season, and summers are generally hot and humid, with high temperatures averaging near 90 degrees. Typhoons from the Pacific Ocean sometimes strike the city during the late summer and fall months.

Things to Do in Xiamen

Natural beauty and historical relics make Xiamen a popular and rewarding destination. Outdoor lovers will enjoy the beaches and islands. The Nanputo Temple dates back to the Tang Dynasty and contains a large Buddhist library. Booking cheap flights to Xiamen on allows you the free time to explore what this vibrant Chinese city has to offer.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Xiamen on Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/Cathay Pacific AA8931/CX5618 SFO 1:00 AM XMN 11:05 AM 773/333 19hr 5min
jetBlue/Cathay Pacific B65301/CX5618 SFO 1:15 AM XMN 11:05 AM 77W/333 18hr 50min
Cathay Pacific/Cathay Pacific CX873/CX5618 SFO 1:00 AM XMN 11:05 AM 77W/333 19hr 5min
Philippine Airlines/China Southern Airlines PR105/CZ378 SFO 11:00 PM XMN 11:05 AM 773/321 21hr 5min
Singapore Airlines/Cathay Pacific SQ1/CX5618 SFO 1:15 AM XMN 11:05 AM 77W/333 18hr 50min
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA7206/ZH1815 SFO 11:05 AM XMN 7:20 PM 744/737 17hr 15min
Air China/Air China CA7206/CA1815 SFO 11:05 AM XMN 7:25 PM 744/738 17hr 20min
United Airlines/Air China UA889/CA1815 SFO 11:05 AM XMN 7:25 PM 744/738 17hr 20min
jetBlue/Korean Air B65303/KE5887 SFO 2:05 PM XMN 11:00 PM 77W/738 17hr 55min
Air China/Air China CA986/CA1801 SFO 2:50 PM XMN 11:00 PM 773/738 17hr 10min
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA986/ZH1801 SFO 2:50 PM XMN 11:00 PM 773/737 17hr 10min
Korean Air/Korean Air KE24/KE5887 SFO 1:40 PM XMN 11:00 PM 772/738 18hr 20min
Asiana Airlines/Korean Air OZ211/KE5887 SFO 12:40 PM XMN 11:00 PM 77L/738 19hr 20min