The cheapest times to fly from LJG to KMG are

  • March 12th to March 25th
  • May 14th 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 LJG to KMG is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $559 for Sunday flights during late April, or as low as $237 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Kunming

Flying from Lijiang (LJG) to Kunming (KMG) will usually cost between $265 to $559 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $245. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $559. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $314 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $551 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LJG to KMG flight.

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

LJG to KMG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LJG to KMG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lijiang. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.77, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $9 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $464. Return trip prices are from the KMG to LJG 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 LJG to KMG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Beijing Capital, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, HongTu Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Ruili Airlines, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, Tibet Airlines, West Air, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 194 miles or 312 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LJG to KMG flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Lijiang and Kunming?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from LJG to KMG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LJG
Origination airport name Sanyi Airport
City Lijiang
Country China
Latitude 26.7
Longitude 100.2

Return Airport

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


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