The cheapest times to fly from CGK to NKG are

  • February 5th to April 15th
  • October 15th to January 7th (except the week of December 17th)

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 CGK to NKG is mid October. Prices can be as high as $917 for Saturday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $244 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Nanjing

Flying from Jakarta (CGK) to Nanjing (NKG) will usually cost between $317 to $597 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $277. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $621. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $344 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $395 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGK to NKG flight.

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

CGK to NKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGK to NKG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Jakarta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NKG, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into CGK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Nanjing, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Jakarta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $30 (7%) 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 $420. Return trip prices are from the NKG to CGK 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 CGK to NKG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CGK to NKG

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 CGK to NKG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (CGK > KUL > NKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $386
  • Average savings: $10 (2.41%)

See CGK to SIN flights

Hack #2: Singapore (CGK > SIN > NKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $393
  • Average savings: $3 (0.63%)

See CGK to KUL flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (CGK > DMK > NKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $394
  • Average savings: $2 (0.38%)

See CGK to DMK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CGK to NKG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Lion, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Scoot, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, Sriwijaya Air, Thai Lion Mentari, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lukou Airport to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2736 miles or 4403 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CGK to NKG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGK to NKG flight is about 5 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Jakarta and Nanjing?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGK
Origination airport name Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
City Jakarta
Country Indonesia
Latitude -6.1
Longitude 106.7

Return Airport

Destination code NKG
Destination airport name Lukou Airport
City Nanjing
Country China
Latitude 31.7
Longitude 118.9


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