The cheapest times to fly from CIF to CGQ are

  • July 30th to October 14th

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 CIF to CGQ is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1918 for Saturday flights during mid October, or as low as $665 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Changchun

Flying from Chifeng (CIF) to Changchun (CGQ) will usually cost between $672 to $1005 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $670. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $915. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $245 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $672 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CIF to CGQ flight.

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

CIF to CGQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CIF to CGQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chifeng. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.15, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CGQ, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into CIF. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Changchun, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Chifeng. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $69 (9%) 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 $671. Return trip prices are from the CGQ to CIF 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 CIF to CGQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CIF to CGQ

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 CIF to CGQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tianjin (CIF > TSN > CGQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $599
  • Average savings: $74 (10.94%)

See CIF to TSN flights

Hack #2: Beijing (CIF > PEK > CGQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $670
  • Average savings: $2 (0.3%)

See CIF to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CIF to CGQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Shandong, Shenzhen, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, Yangtze River Express, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Longjia Airport to Chifeng Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 363 miles or 584 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CIF to CGQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CIF to CGQ flight is about 1 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Chifeng and Changchun?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CIF
Origination airport name Chifeng Airport
City Chifeng
Country China
Latitude 42.2
Longitude 118.9

Return Airport

Destination code CGQ
Destination airport name Longjia Airport
City Changchun
Country China
Latitude 44
Longitude 125.7


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