The cheapest times to fly from ALA to URC are

  • June 4th to June 17th
  • October 1st to April 1st (except the weeks of October 8th and January 8th)

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 ALA to URC is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $662 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $230 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Ürümqi

Flying from Almaty (ALA) to Urumqi (URC) will usually cost between $231 to $317 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 $236. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $418. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $182 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $241 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALA to URC flight.

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

ALA to URC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALA to URC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Almaty. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to URC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ALA. Saturdays 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 $47 (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 $236. Return trip prices are from the URC to ALA 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 ALA to URC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ALA to URC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, China Southern, Hainan, S7, Somon Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Diwopu Airport to Almaty Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 523 miles or 842 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ALA to URC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALA to URC flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Almaty and Urumqi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from ALA to URC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ALA
Origination airport name Almaty Airport
City Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 77

Return Airport

Destination code URC
Destination airport name Diwopu Airport
City Urumqi
Country China
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 87.5


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