The cheapest times to fly from LEX to WUH are

  • January 15th to April 29th (except the weeks of January 22nd and April 16th)
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 1st)

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 LEX to WUH is early April. Prices can be as high as $2731 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $980 for Wednesday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Wuhan

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Wuhan (WUH) will usually cost between $1007 to $1978 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $995. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1994. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $999 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1246 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to WUH flight.

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

LEX to WUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to WUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WUH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LEX. 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 $193 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1260. Return trip prices are from the WUH to LEX 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 LEX to WUH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LEX to WUH

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 LEX to WUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (LEX > LAX > WUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $992
  • Average savings: $255 (20.43%)

See LEX to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LEX > JFK > WUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1102
  • Average savings: $144 (11.56%)

See LEX to JFK flights

Hack #3: Toronto (LEX > YYZ > WUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1149
  • Average savings: $97 (7.78%)

See LEX to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LEX to WUH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, ANA, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tianhe Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7528 miles or 12115 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LEX to WUH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to WUH flight is about 14 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Wuhan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LEX to WUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

Return Airport

Destination code WUH
Destination airport name Tianhe Airport
City Wuhan
Country China
Latitude 30.8
Longitude 114.2


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