The cheapest times to fly from GSP to SYX are

  • February 5th to April 29th
  • August 27th to September 23rd
  • October 8th 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 GSP to SYX is early November. Prices can be as high as $3579 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1176 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Sanya

Flying from Greer, SC (GSP) to Sanya (SYX) will usually cost between $1196 to $2195 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1234. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2220. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $986 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1466 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GSP to SYX flight.

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

GSP to SYX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GSP to SYX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Greenville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into GSP. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sanya, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Greenville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $221 (13%) 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 $1456. Return trip prices are from the SYX to GSP 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 GSP to SYX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking GSP to SYX

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 GSP to SYX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (GSP > JFK > SYX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1205
  • Average savings: $262 (17.84%)

See GSP to JFK flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (GSP > LAX > SYX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1285
  • Average savings: $181 (12.35%)

See GSP to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (GSP > SFO > SYX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1351
  • Average savings: $116 (7.88%)

See GSP to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GSP to SYX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, KLM, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix International Airport to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8681 miles or 13971 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GSP to SYX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GSP to SYX flight is about 16 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Greer, SC and Sanya?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GSP
Origination airport name Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
City Greer, SC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.9
Longitude -82.2

Return Airport

Destination code SYX
Destination airport name Phoenix International Airport
City Sanya
Country China
Latitude 18.3
Longitude 109.4


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