The cheapest times to fly from LGK to KMG are

  • February 26th to April 15th
  • May 14th to July 1st (except the week of June 11th)
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 1st to December 31st (except the week of October 8th)

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 LGK to KMG is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $767 for Thursday flights during mid January, or as low as $291 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Kunming

Flying from Langkawi (LGK) to Kunming (KMG) will usually cost between $298 to $685 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $302. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid January, with an average price of $748. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $446 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $372 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGK to KMG flight.

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

LGK to KMG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGK to KMG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Langkawi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $30 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $402. Return trip prices are from the KMG to LGK 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 LGK to KMG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGK 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 LGK to KMG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (LGK > KUL > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $262
  • Average savings: $111 (29.7%)

See LGK to PEN flights

Hack #2: Bayan Lepas (LGK > PEN > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $269
  • Average savings: $104 (27.82%)

See LGK to KUL flights

Hack #3: Singapore (LGK > SIN > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $324
  • Average savings: $49 (13.04%)

See LGK to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: AirAsia, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Garuda Indonesia, Malindo Air, Royal Brunei, Scoot, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wujiaba Airport to Langkawi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1305 miles or 2100 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGK to KMG flight is about 3 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Langkawi and Kunming?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGK
Origination airport name Langkawi International Airport
City Langkawi
Country Malaysia
Latitude 6.3
Longitude 99.7

Return Airport

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


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