The cheapest times to fly from BHM to XMN are
- January 29th to April 29th
- October 8th 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 BHM to XMN is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $3018 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $919 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.
When to Fly to Xiamen
Flying from Birmingham, AL (BHM) to Xiamen (XMN) will usually cost between $919 to $2131 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $932. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2201. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1269 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1304 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHM to XMN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BHM to XMN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BHM to XMN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Birmingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to XMN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BHM. 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 $336 (20%) 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 $1247. Return trip prices are from the XMN to BHM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from BHM to XMN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking BHM to XMN
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 BHM to XMN — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1033
- Average savings: $271 (20.78%)
- Price for both tickets: $1115
- Average savings: $189 (14.49%)
- Price for both tickets: $1135
- Average savings: $169 (12.96%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BHM to XMN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Gaoqi Airport to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 8100 miles or 13036 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BHM to XMN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHM to XMN flight is about 15 hour 34 minutes.
How many flights go between Birmingham, AL and Xiamen?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from BHM to XMN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Gaoqi Airport|
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