The cheapest times to fly from SYX to IKT are

  • March 26th to April 29th
  • July 16th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 SYX to IKT is early September. Prices can be as high as $3238 for Wednesday flights during late June, or as low as $427 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Irkutsk

Flying from Sanya (SYX) to Irkutsk (IKT) will usually cost between $485 to $2618 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $524. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $2209. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1685 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1411 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYX to IKT flight.

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

SYX to IKT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYX to IKT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Sanya. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $795 (41%) 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 $1075. Return trip prices are from the IKT to SYX 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 SYX to IKT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 14 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SYX to IKT

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 SYX to IKT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (SYX > ICN > IKT)

  • Price for both tickets: $737
  • Average savings: $674 (47.77%)

See SYX to BKK flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (SYX > BKK > IKT)

  • Price for both tickets: $813
  • Average savings: $599 (42.42%)

See SYX to ICN flights

Hack #3: Hong Kong (SYX > HKG > IKT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1050
  • Average savings: $362 (25.62%)

See SYX to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SYX to IKT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Nordstar, S7, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Irkutsk Airport to Phoenix International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2362 miles or 3801 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SYX to IKT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYX to IKT flight is about 5 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Sanya and Irkutsk?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from SYX to IKT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SYX
Origination airport name Phoenix International Airport
City Sanya
Country China
Latitude 18.3
Longitude 109.4

Return Airport

Destination code IKT
Destination airport name Irkutsk Airport
City Irkutsk
Country Russia
Latitude 52.3
Longitude 104.4


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