The cheapest times to fly from FOC to HFE are

  • July 16th to May 13th

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 FOC to HFE is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $709 for Thursday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $641 for Sunday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Hefei

Flying from Fuzhou (FOC) to Hefei (HFE) will usually cost between $646 to $709 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $659. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $709. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $51 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $702 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FOC to HFE flight.

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

FOC to HFE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FOC to HFE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fuzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.97, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HFE, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FOC. Thursdays 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 $14 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $690. Return trip prices are from the HFE to FOC 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 FOC to HFE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 47 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from FOC to HFE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lukou Airport (NKG) in Nanjing

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from HFE
  • Usually 61.08% less expensive than HFE
  • Nonstop flights available

See FOC to NKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Anqing Tianzhushan Airport (AQG) in Anqing

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from HFE
  • Usually 9.05% less expensive than HFE
  • 1-layover flights available

See FOC to AQG flights


Flight Hacking FOC to HFE

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 FOC to HFE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Xiamen (FOC > XMN > HFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $604
  • Average savings: $98 (13.97%)

See FOC to XMN flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (FOC > BKK > HFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $645
  • Average savings: $57 (8.05%)

See FOC to BKK flights

Hack #3: Guangzhou (FOC > CAN > HFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $700
  • Average savings: $2 (0.21%)

See FOC to CAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FOC to HFE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Beijing Capital, Changan Airlines, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Colorful GuiZhou Airlines, CUA, Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines, Hainan, Joy Air, Lucky Air, Ruili Airlines, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, West Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Xinqiao Airport to Changle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 449 miles or 723 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FOC to HFE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FOC to HFE flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Fuzhou and Hefei?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFOC
Origination airport nameChangle Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeHFE
Destination airport nameXinqiao Airport


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