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Fares from $984 One Way, $923 Round Trip from San Francisco to Shenzhen

Prices starting at $923 for return flights and $984 for one-way flights to Shenzhen were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Shenzhen from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Shenzhen

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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.

Shenzhen Airport Information

You will find budget flights to Shenzhen using Orbitz.com. Located roughly 20 miles from downtown Shenzhen is Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport. The airport is served by China South Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, United Eager Airlines, Air China and Singapore Tiger Airways, amongst many others. It has a single runway and controls a 4E standard flight area. There are three terminal buildings, with Terminal D serving international flights. Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport serves flights to 100 destinations.

Transport from Shenzhen Airport

You can get from the airport to the downtown area of Shenzhen and nearby cities via shuttle buses and the subway. Direct transport to Hong Kong and Macau is also available via buses and ferries. There are 10 airport shuttle lines operating between the airport and downtown Shenzhen, charging between CNY6 and CNY35 depending on your destination.

Shenzhen Weather Information

Shenzhen has a humid subtropical climate with plenty of sunshine and rainfall all year through. The city experiences an average annual temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit. It has an annual average precipitation of 72 inches. Summer season stretches from June to early October. During this season, it is advisable to drink a lot of water and wear loose-fitting clothes.

Shenzhen's Popular Attractions

If you love golfing, visit Mission Hills Golf Club, which is located 12.3 miles from the city center. Shengzhen Nanao Tourism Waterfront Centre, Happy Valley of Shenzhen, China Folk Culture Village, Xianhu Botanical Garden, Hongfa Temple and Chinese Folk Culture Village are just some of the popular sites that you should also visit. Mid-October to December is the best time to visit, as the weather remains sunny and cool. Orbitz.com is your ultimate planner for flights to Shenzhen.

Flights from San Francisco to Shenzhen - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Shenzhen?

There are no direct flights between San Francisco and Shenzhen, so you'll have to switch planes. But it's not all doom and gloom. Air China, United Airlines and China Southern Airlines fly from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Shenzhen (SZX-Shenzhen Intl.) with just one easy stopover.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Shenzhen?

It takes a long time to fly from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Shenzhen (SZX-Shenzhen Intl.) — 14 hours and 30 minutes at least. But all that time stuck in the cabin doesn't have to be a drag. Be prepared and step on the plane with the essentials like a jacket and a neck pillow.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Shenzhen?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Shenzhen have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Shenzhen with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Shenzhen without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.