United Airlines and Star Alliance partner ANA have low fares today from $550 to $650 round trip for Los Angeles and San Francisco to airports across Asia, including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam and Manila and possibly more cities. Round trip ticket prices are lower from San Francisco than Los angeles for most routes.
Departure dates look to be late-August to early December 2016. These fares are only partially showing up on Google Flights. Many of the fares shown on Google Flights are either lower or higher than actual ticket prices, so you have to play around with dates.
Here are sample fares found at 9am Pacific time Tuesday June 21.
$558 SFO – Beijing PEK nonstop
$560 SFO – Kuala Lumpur KUL (many of these fares show up as $593 on Google Flights and price lower on United.com once dates selected.)
$568 – $588 SFO – Manila MNL
$588 SFO – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam SGN
$640 – $669 SFO – Hong Kong HKG ($640 price is Asiana; $669 United nonstop flights).
$649 SFO – Singapore SIN nonstop
$651 SFO – Shanghai PVG nonstop
$663 SFO – Bangkok BKK
San Francisco SFO – Beijing PEK
$557.86 Mon Sep 5 – Wed Sep 14
San Francisco SFO – Singapore SIN nonstop
$648.36 Tue Oct 18 – Tue Oct 25
Los Angeles (Better fares from SFO for most routes)
$558 LAX – Hong Kong HKG (Asiana via South Korea)
$575 LAX – Manila MNL
$583 LAX – Kuala Lumpur KUL
$623 LAX – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam SGN
$656 LAX – Singapore SIN
$680 LAX – Jakarta CGK
$684 LAX – Hong Kong HKG ($640 price is Asiana; $669 United nonstop flights).
$695 LAX – Bangkok BKK
$723 LAX – Shanghai PVG nonstop
$761 LAX – Beijing PEK nonstop