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Fares from $710 One Way, $946 Round Trip from San Francisco to Ulaanbaatar

Prices starting at $946 for return flights and $710 for one-way flights to Ulaanbaatar 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 Ulaanbaatar from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Ulaanbaatar

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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Ulaanbaatar

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.

Chinggis Khaan International Airport Information

Chinggis Khaan International Airport is located 11 miles southwest of Ulaanbaatar. Flights to Ulaanbaatar arrive from Beijing, Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore, and other cities. Nine airlines service the airport; among them are Air China, Korean Air, and Mongolian Airlines. Orbitz.com searches all flights to the airport to find you cheap tickets to Ulaanbaatar.

Transportation from the Airport

There are no official taxi companies that service Chinggis Khaan International Airport, and the private taxis are not metered and tend to overcharge passengers, so you'll want to negotiate the fare with the taxi driver before leaving the airport. A few hotels offer shuttle services from the airport for, and you can also hire a limousine service.

Climate in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar has short summers and long, cold winters. November through March experiences below-freezing temperatures, while April through October average near freezing temperatures. Rainy seasons are variable and unpredictable. The best time to visit the city is in July, as temperatures sometimes rise into the 60s.

Highlights and Attractions

Art enthusiasts will want to visit Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts and the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery. To get a taste of Mongolian culture, check out the Gobi Desert Explorer, where you can ride a camel, visit a local nomad family, and explore some of the largest sand dunes in the Gobi Desert. Dining options include Ananda Café and Meditation Centre, which offers vegetarian dishes and herbal teas, and Café Amsterdam, Mongolia's first literary café. Guest speakers and poetry readings accompany dinner. For cheap flights to Ulaanbaatar, visit Orbitz.com.

Flights from San Francisco to Ulaanbaatar - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There are no direct flights from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Ulan Bator (ULN-Chinggis Khaan Intl.), so your next best option is to choose a carrier that offers a stopover. Collect a few more air miles with Korean Air, Cathay Pacific or Air China.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Ulaanbaatar?

Pick a good seat, because you'll be occupying it for at least 14 hours and 20 minutes. This is the quickest possible flight time from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Ulan Bator (ULN-Chinggis Khaan Intl.)

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

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 Ulaanbaatar 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 Ulaanbaatar with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Ulaanbaatar 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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.