The cheapest times to fly from CAN to URC are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to July 29th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
  • December 24th to January 7th

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 URC is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $1000 for Friday flights during early October, or as low as $973 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Ürümqi

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Urumqi (URC) will usually cost between $973 to $1000 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $973. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $1000. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $27 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $991 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to URC flight.

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

CAN to URC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to URC flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $1 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $990. Return trip prices are from the URC 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 URC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CAN 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 CAN to URC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $605
  • Average savings: $387 (39%)

See CAN to KUL flights

Hack #2: Manila (CAN > MNL > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $656
  • Average savings: $335 (33.8%)

See CAN to MNL flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (CAN > BKK > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $724
  • Average savings: $268 (26.99%)

See CAN to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: 9 Air, Air China, Beijing Capital, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Lucky Air, Okay Airways, Qantas, S7, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, West Air, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2037 miles or 3278 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to URC flight is about 4 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Urumqi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from CAN to URC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCAN
Origination airport nameBaiyun International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeURC
Destination airport nameDiwopu Airport


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