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Fares from $730 One Way, $1,652 Round Trip from Ulaanbaatar to San Francisco

Prices starting at $1,652 for return flights and $730 for one-way flights to San Francisco 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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Route Information for Flights from Ulaanbaatar to San Francisco

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Flights from Ulaanbaatar to San Francisco

Flights From Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar is the capital of Mongolia and one of the country's busiest business centers. Flights from Ulaanbaatar available through Orbitz.com leave from the Chinggis Khaan International Airport, located approximately 11 miles from the city's center. The airport offers flights to Russia, China, Korea and regional airports in that part of Asia. Major airlines available at the location include Aeroflot, Air China and Korean Air.

Parking at the Airport

A small number of garages provide parking at the airport. These locations charge no fees but do not provide long-term parking services. For long-term parking, arrangements with local hotels or car-rental companies may be made. Travelers are encouraged to take other methods of transportation to the airport.

Ulaanbaatar Airport Transportation

Taxi services provide the bulk of the low-cost transportation options to the airport. Fares from the city's center typically begin at around $10, but some drivers may offer sales as low as $5 for one-way travel to the airport. Many taxi drivers will try to haggle with passengers. Rental cars are available for pickup and return at the airport, but the lack of paved roads in Mongolia can make this an expensive and time-consuming option for drivers unfamiliar with the unpaved, lightly-marked roadways.

Dining Options at the Airport

The airport offers standard waiting fare. Coffees and snacks are available at venues inside the airport. Nearby dining options include international restaurants that serve Mongolian, Indian and Thai fare. Prices for dining in the airport area are very reasonable, with inexpensive foods starting at around $3 and high-end options topping out at around $20 per person. Let Orbitz.com help you find accommodations near the airport when you book your flights to Ulaanbaatar.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.

Flights from Ulaanbaatar to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There aren't any direct flights between these destinations. But Korean Air, Cathay Pacific and Air China will take you from Ulan Bator (ULN-Chinggis Khaan Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) with only one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Ulaanbaatar to San Francisco?

With a minimum flight time of 13 hours and 45 minutes, you'll want to be as comfortable as possible. Amassed some nice air points? This might be a good opportunity to upgrade to a seat with more legroom on your Ulaanbaatar to San Francisco journey.

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

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco with flexible change policies?

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