The cheapest times to fly from CAN to BHM are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • October 8th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CAN to BHM is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $3609 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $688 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) will usually cost between $952 to $2171 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $931. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2781. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1850 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1257 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to BHM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CAN to BHM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CAN to BHM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to BHM flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BHM, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CAN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Birmingham, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Guangzhou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $268 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1259. Return trip prices are from the BHM to CAN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CAN to BHM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CAN to BHM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CAN to BHM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (CAN > JFK > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $975
  • Average savings: $282 (22.43%)

See CAN to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (CAN > LAX > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $985
  • Average savings: $272 (21.64%)

See CAN to JFK flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (CAN > SFO > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1013
  • Average savings: $244 (19.41%)

See CAN to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAN to BHM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Baiyun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8285 miles or 13333 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CAN to BHM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to BHM flight is about 15 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Birmingham, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from CAN to BHM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCAN
Origination airport nameBaiyun International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBHM
Destination airport nameBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
CityBirmingham, AL
Countrythe United States


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