The cheapest times to fly from HIA to NGB are

  • May 14th to October 21st

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 HIA to NGB is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1941 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $840 for Friday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Ningbo

Flying from Huai’an (HIA) to Ningbo (NGB) will usually cost between $925 to $1918 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $872. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $1536. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $664 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1277 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HIA to NGB flight.

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

HIA to NGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HIA to NGB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Huai’an. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $477 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1186. Return trip prices are from the NGB to HIA 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 HIA to NGB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 42 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 HIA to NGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xiaoshan Airport (HGH) in Hangzhou

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from NGB
  • Usually 13.00% less expensive than NGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See HIA to HGH flights

Destination alternative #2: Pudong Airport (PVG) in Shanghai

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from NGB
  • Usually 3.37% less expensive than NGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See HIA to PVG flights


Flight Hacking HIA to NGB

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 HIA to NGB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tianjin (HIA > TSN > NGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1013
  • Average savings: $264 (20.67%)

See HIA to TSN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HIA to NGB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Changan Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Fuzhou Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lishe Airport to Huai’an Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7066 miles or 11372 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HIA to NGB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HIA to NGB flight is about 13 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Huai’an and Ningbo?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HIA
Origination airport name Huai’an Airport
City Huai’an
Country China
Latitude 33.8
Longitude 119.1

Return Airport

Destination code NGB
Destination airport name Lishe Airport
City Ningbo
Country China
Latitude 29.8
Longitude 121.5


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