The cheapest times to fly from LCX to KMG are

  • May 14th to December 31st

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 LCX to KMG is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1313 for Thursday flights during mid February, or as low as $830 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Kunming

Flying from Longyan (LCX) to Kunming (KMG) will usually cost between $900 to $1313 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $830. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid February, with an average price of $1313. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $483 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1294 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCX to KMG flight.

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

LCX to KMG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCX to KMG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Longyan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.92, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $68 (6%) 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 $1158. Return trip prices are from the KMG to LCX 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 LCX to KMG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LCX to KMG

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 LCX to KMG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guilin (LCX > KWL > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $712
  • Average savings: $582 (44.96%)

See LCX to KWL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Juneyao Airlines, Lucky Air, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wujiaba Airport to Longyan Guanzhishan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 875 miles or 1408 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCX to KMG flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Longyan and Kunming?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from LCX to KMG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCX
Origination airport name Longyan Guanzhishan Airport
City Longyan
Country China
Latitude 25.7
Longitude 116.7

Return Airport

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


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