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Fares from $433 One Way, $614 Round Trip from San Francisco to Changsha

Prices starting at $614 for return flights and $433 for one-way flights to Changsha were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Changsha from San Francisco

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Flights from San Francisco to Changsha

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.

Changsha Huanghua International Airport

Purchasing flights to Changsha on a budget is made easy with Orbitz.com. Changsha Huanghua International Airport serves this city in the Hunan province with domestic and international flights each day. The airport is located approximately 12 miles outside of Changsha.

Transportation from the Airport

You will have several transportation options to reach the city from the airport. Taxi service is always available for arriving passengers. A bus service runs from the airport to most major streets in the city. Construction is also underway on a subway system designed to run directly from the city center to the airport.

Weather in Changsha

Changsha has a distinct climate with definitive breaks between seasons. The winters are cool but dry, with temperatures usually hovering just above freezing. The summers are hot with frequent rain showers, and the temperatures can reach or exceed 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Autumn may be the most comfortable time of year to visit, as the weather at that time is often mild and sunny.

Major Changsha Attractions

Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, has a rich historical background and abundant natural beauty. Mount Yuelu in the Hengshan mountain range combines nature and history with stunning views and an assortment of historical relics dating as far back as the sixth century. Tianxin Pavilion and its ancient wall, considered one of China's four greatest ancient historical sites, is located in the center of Changsha. Any world history buff or budget-savvy planner can arrange a once in a lifetime vacation by booking flights to Changsha on Orbitz.com.

Flights from San Francisco to Changsha - Frequently Asked Questions

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

You'll need to break up the journey from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Changsha (CSX-Huanghua Intl.) because there are no direct services on this route. Air China, China Eastern Airlines and Korean Air offer the best alternative — a flight with just one stop.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Changsha?

With the quickest possible flight time from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Changsha (CSX-Huanghua Intl.) being 14 hours and 30 minutes, it's a good idea to have a few in-flight survival strategies up your sleeve. Earplugs, a neck pillow and an eye-mask should be some of the essentials you put in your carry-on bag.

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

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 Changsha 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 Changsha with flexible change policies?

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