The cheapest times to fly from LAX to YNZ are

  • February 19th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 5th and April 30th)
  • August 13th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 22nd, November 5th, and November 19th)

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 LAX to YNZ is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2761 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $511 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Yancheng

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Yancheng (YNZ) will usually cost between $639 to $1492 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $719. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1642. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $923 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1013 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to YNZ flight.

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

LAX to YNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to YNZ flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. 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 depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $500 (38%) 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 $779. Return trip prices are from the YNZ to LAX 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 LAX to YNZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 33 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from LAX to YNZ while comparing.

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

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 36.94% less expensive than YNZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to NKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Benniu Airport (CZX) in Changzhou

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 17.09% less expensive than YNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to CZX flights

Destination alternative #3: Shuofang Airport (WUX) in Wuxi

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 16.25% less expensive than YNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to WUX flights

Destination alternative #4: Yangzhou Taizhou Airport (YTY) in Yangzhou

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from YNZ
  • Usually 13.68% less expensive than YNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to YTY flights


Flight Hacking LAX to YNZ

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 LAX to YNZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (LAX > PEK > YNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $819
  • Average savings: $194 (19.16%)

See LAX to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to YNZ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Yancheng Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6427 miles or 10343 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to YNZ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to YNZ flight is about 12 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Yancheng?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from LAX to YNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code YNZ
Destination airport name Yancheng Airport
City Yancheng
Country China
Latitude 33.4
Longitude 120.2


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