The cheapest times to fly from KMG to TYN are

  • February 26th to March 18th
  • July 16th 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 KMG to TYN is early September. Prices can be as high as $1007 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $370 for Saturday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Taiyuan

Flying from Kunming (KMG) to Taiyuan (TYN) will usually cost between $552 to $1007 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 $541. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $959. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $417 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $870 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KMG to TYN flight.

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

KMG to TYN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KMG to TYN flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kunming. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.51, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday 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 $98 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $746. Return trip prices are from the TYN to KMG 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 KMG to TYN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 53 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 KMG to TYN while comparing.

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

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from TYN
  • Usually 1.03% less expensive than TYN
  • 1-layover flights available

See KMG to WUT flights


Flight Hacking KMG to TYN

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 KMG to TYN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Macau (KMG > MFM > TYN)

  • Price for both tickets: $557
  • Average savings: $313 (35.98%)

See KMG to MFM flights

Hack #2: Phuket (KMG > HKT > TYN)

  • Price for both tickets: $605
  • Average savings: $265 (30.46%)

See KMG to HKT flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (KMG > BKK > TYN)

  • Price for both tickets: $616
  • Average savings: $254 (29.2%)

See KMG to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KMG to TYN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Fuzhou Airlines, Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines, Hainan, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Lanmei Airlines (Cambodia), Lucky Air, Okay Airways, Ruili Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wusu Airport to Wujiaba Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1055 miles or 1698 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from KMG to TYN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KMG to TYN flight is about 2 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Kunming and Taiyuan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from KMG to TYN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KMG
Origination airport name Wujiaba Airport
City Kunming
Country China
Latitude 25
Longitude 102.7

Return Airport

Destination code TYN
Destination airport name Wusu Airport
City Taiyuan
Country China
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 112.6


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