The cheapest times to fly from ANC to SZX are

  • January 22nd to April 15th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 26th)
  • August 6th to August 19th
  • September 3rd to December 9th

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 ANC to SZX is late September. Prices can be as high as $5739 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $592 for Thursday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Shenzhen

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Shenzhen (SZX) will usually cost between $672 to $3671 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $633. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $3848. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3215 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1731 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to SZX flight.

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

ANC to SZX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to SZX flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SZX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ANC. Fridays 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 $580 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1573. Return trip prices are from the SZX to ANC 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 ANC to SZX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ANC to SZX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 42.37% less expensive than SZX
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Baiyun International Airport (CAN) in Guangzhou

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 38.53% less expensive than SZX
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to CAN flights


Flight Hacking ANC to SZX

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 ANC to SZX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ANC > LAX > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $941
  • Average savings: $790 (45.64%)

See ANC to LAX flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (ANC > SEA > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $981
  • Average savings: $751 (43.36%)

See ANC to SEA flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (ANC > YVR > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1052
  • Average savings: $679 (39.23%)

See ANC to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ANC to SZX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Cape Air, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, Korean Air, Seaborne Airlines, Shenzhen, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bao’an International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5056 miles or 8137 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ANC to SZX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to SZX flight is about 10 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and Shenzhen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from ANC to SZX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ANC
Origination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150

Return Airport

Destination code SZX
Destination airport name Bao’an International Airport
City Shenzhen
Country China
Latitude 22.6
Longitude 113.8


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