The cheapest times to fly from CID to CGO are

  • January 1st to January 21st
  • February 5th to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 27th to December 16th

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 CID to CGO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $4798 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1061 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Zhengzhou

Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to Zhengzhou (CGO) will usually cost between $1326 to $2762 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1338. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2939. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1601 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1860 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to CGO flight.

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

CID to CGO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CID to CGO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CGO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CID. 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 $406 (17%) 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 $1809. Return trip prices are from the CGO to CID 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 CID to CGO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CID to CGO

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 CID to CGO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CID > LAX > CGO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1048
  • Average savings: $812 (43.64%)

See CID to LAX flights

Hack #2: Vancouver (CID > YVR > CGO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $769 (41.36%)

See CID to YVR flights

Hack #3: Taipei (CID > TPE > CGO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1135
  • Average savings: $725 (38.96%)

See CID to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CID to CGO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, China Southern, Delta, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Xinzheng Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6914 miles or 11127 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CID to CGO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to CGO flight is about 13 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA and Zhengzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from CID to CGO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CID
Origination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7

Return Airport

Destination code CGO
Destination airport name Xinzheng Airport
City Zhengzhou
Country China
Latitude 34.5
Longitude 113.8


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