The cheapest times to fly from BAV to CSX are

  • May 14th to March 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 CSX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $988 for Friday flights during late April, or as low as $840 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Changsha

Flying from Baotou (BAV) to Changsha (CSX) will usually cost between $869 to $988 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $914. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $983. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $69 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $965 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BAV to CSX flight.

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

BAV to CSX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BAV to CSX 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 $0.69, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CSX, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into BAV. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Changsha, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Baotou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $42 (4%) 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 $919. Return trip prices are from the CSX 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 CSX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BAV to CSX

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 CSX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $714
  • Average savings: $251 (26.01%)

See BAV to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (BAV > PVG > CSX)

  • Price for both tickets: $865
  • Average savings: $101 (10.41%)

See BAV to PVG flights

Hack #3: Shenyang (BAV > SHE > CSX)

  • Price for both tickets: $951
  • Average savings: $15 (1.5%)

See BAV to SHE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Express, China Southern, CUA, Donghai Airlines, Fuzhou Airlines, Hainan, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Spring, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 874 miles or 1407 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BAV to CSX flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Baotou and Changsha?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from BAV to CSX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBAV
Origination airport nameBaotou Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCSX
Destination airport nameHuanghua Airport


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