The cheapest times to fly from COS to CAN are

  • January 22nd to March 4th (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 2nd to April 29th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 COS to CAN is early September. Prices can be as high as $3225 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $807 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Guangzhou

Flying from Colorado Springs, CO (COS) to Guangzhou (CAN) will usually cost between $854 to $2098 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1012. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2263. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1251 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1533 can be considered a good price for a round-trip COS to CAN flight.

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

COS to CAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the COS to CAN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Colorado Springs. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Guangzhou, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Colorado Springs. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $265 (16%) 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 $1292. Return trip prices are from the CAN to COS 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 COS to CAN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 27 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from COS to CAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 24.10% less expensive than CAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See COS to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Bao’an International Airport (SZX) in Shenzhen

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 11.35% less expensive than CAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See COS to SZX flights


Flight Hacking COS to CAN

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 COS to CAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (COS > LAX > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $576 (37.57%)

See COS to LAX flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (COS > SEA > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1059
  • Average savings: $474 (30.92%)

See COS to SEA flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (COS > SFO > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1108
  • Average savings: $425 (27.72%)

See COS to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, KLM, Korean Air, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baiyun International Airport to City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7485 miles or 12046 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop COS to CAN flight is about 14 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Colorado Springs, CO and Guangzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from COS to CAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code COS
Origination airport name City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
City Colorado Springs, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -104.7

Return Airport

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


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