The cheapest times to fly from INC to DAT are

  • May 7th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 23rd

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 INC to DAT is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1961 for Saturday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $367 for Sunday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Datong

Flying from Yinchuan (INC) to Datong (DAT) will usually cost between $782 to $1814 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 $723. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $1460. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $738 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1193 can be considered a good price for a round-trip INC to DAT flight.

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

INC to DAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the INC to DAT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Yinchuan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.91, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $394 (26%) 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 $1103. Return trip prices are from the DAT to INC 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 INC to DAT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 41 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 INC to DAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport (WUT) in Xinzhou

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from DAT
  • Usually 79.84% less expensive than DAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See INC to WUT flights

Destination alternative #2: Zhengding Airport (SJW) in Shijiazhuang

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from DAT
  • Usually 75.52% less expensive than DAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See INC to SJW flights

Destination alternative #3: Baita Airport (HET) in Hohhot

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from DAT
  • Usually 53.65% less expensive than DAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See INC to HET flights


Flight Hacking INC to DAT

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 INC to DAT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (INC > PEK > DAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $616
  • Average savings: $578 (48.41%)

See INC to PEK flights

Hack #2: Nanjing (INC > NKG > DAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $880
  • Average savings: $313 (26.24%)

See INC to NKG flights

Hack #3: Xi’an (INC > XIY > DAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1118
  • Average savings: $75 (6.29%)

See INC to XIY flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from INC to DAT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Express, China Southern, CUA, Kunming Airlines, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Datong Airport to Hedong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 389 miles or 626 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from INC to DAT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop INC to DAT flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Yinchuan and Datong?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code INC
Origination airport name Hedong Airport
City Yinchuan
Country China
Latitude 38.3
Longitude 106.4

Return Airport

Destination code DAT
Destination airport name Datong Airport
City Datong
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 113.3


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