The cheapest times to fly from BUF to URC are

  • January 8th 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 BUF to URC is late October. Prices can be as high as $3211 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1158 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Ürümqi

Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Urumqi (URC) will usually cost between $1184 to $2185 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1193. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2359. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1166 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1625 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to URC flight.

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

BUF to URC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUF to URC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far 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 BUF. 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 $176 (10%) 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 $1577. Return trip prices are from the URC to BUF 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 BUF to URC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BUF to URC

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 BUF to URC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (BUF > LAX > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1245
  • Average savings: $380 (23.39%)

See BUF to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (BUF > JFK > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1417
  • Average savings: $208 (12.77%)

See BUF to JFK flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (BUF > SFO > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1440
  • Average savings: $185 (11.39%)

See BUF to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Korean Air, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Diwopu Airport to Buffalo Niagara International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6375 miles or 10260 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to URC flight is about 12 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Urumqi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from BUF to URC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BUF
Origination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7

Return Airport

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


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