The cheapest times to fly from BAV to CIF are

  • July 16th to September 2nd

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 BAV to CIF is mid July. Prices can be as high as $3914 for Sunday flights during late September, or as low as $991 for Thursday flights around mid July.


When to Fly to Chifeng

Flying from Baotou (BAV) to Chifeng (CIF) will usually cost between $991 to $3714 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid July with an average ticket price of $1245. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $1810. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $565 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1043 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BAV to CIF flight.

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

BAV to CIF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BAV to CIF flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Baotou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.36, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $1983 (67%) 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 $995. Return trip prices are from the CIF to BAV 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 BAV to CIF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking BAV to CIF

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 BAV to CIF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (BAV > PEK > CIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $454
  • Average savings: $589 (56.47%)

See BAV to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shenyang (BAV > SHE > CIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $665
  • Average savings: $378 (36.24%)

See BAV to SHE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BAV to CIF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Express, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Tianjin Airlines, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chifeng Airport to Baotou Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 476 miles or 766 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BAV to CIF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BAV to CIF flight is about 1 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Baotou and Chifeng?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from BAV to CIF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BAV
Origination airport name Baotou Airport
City Baotou
Country China
Latitude 40.6
Longitude 110

Return Airport

Destination code CIF
Destination airport name Chifeng Airport
City Chifeng
Country China
Latitude 42.2
Longitude 118.9


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