The cheapest times to fly from CAN to LGK are

  • February 5th to July 8th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 23rd, May 14th, June 4th, and June 11th)
  • October 22nd to December 23rd

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 CAN to LGK is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1947 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $177 for Friday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Langkawi

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Langkawi (LGK) will usually cost between $177 to $1947 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $193. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1496. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1304 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $356 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to LGK flight.

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

CAN to LGK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to LGK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Langkawi, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Guangzhou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $305 (42%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $315. Return trip prices are from the LGK to CAN 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 CAN to LGK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 39 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from CAN to LGK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Penang International Airport (PEN) in Bayan Lepas

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from LGK
  • Usually 48.88% less expensive than LGK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAN to PEN flights


Flight Hacking CAN to LGK

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 CAN to LGK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (CAN > KUL > LGK)

  • Price for both tickets: $218
  • Average savings: $139 (38.9%)

See CAN to PEN flights

Hack #2: Bayan Lepas (CAN > PEN > LGK)

  • Price for both tickets: $220
  • Average savings: $136 (38.2%)

See CAN to KUL flights

Hack #3: Johor Bahru (CAN > JHB > LGK)

  • Price for both tickets: $279
  • Average savings: $77 (21.63%)

See CAN to JHB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAN to LGK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: AirAsia, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, China Southern, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, MAI, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Langkawi International Airport to Baiyun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1484 miles or 2388 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CAN to LGK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to LGK flight is about 3 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Langkawi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from CAN to LGK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAN
Origination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3

Return Airport

Destination code LGK
Destination airport name Langkawi International Airport
City Langkawi
Country Malaysia
Latitude 6.3
Longitude 99.7


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