The cheapest times to fly from LJG to MIG are

  • July 2nd to September 30th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 1st)
  • October 8th to November 11th

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 MIG is mid October. Prices can be as high as $489 for Saturday flights during early October, or as low as $345 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Mianyang

Flying from Lijiang (LJG) to Mianyang (MIG) will usually cost between $393 to $489 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $345. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $489. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $144 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $483 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LJG to MIG flight.

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

LJG to MIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LJG to MIG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lijiang. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.7, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $6 (1%) 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 $456. Return trip prices are from the MIG 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 MIG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LJG to MIG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Shuangliu Airport (CTU) in Chengdu

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from MIG
  • Usually 9.01% less expensive than MIG
  • Nonstop flights available

See LJG to CTU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Juneyao Airlines, Lucky Air, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 426 miles or 686 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LJG to MIG flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Lijiang and Mianyang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from LJG to MIG.


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 MIG
Destination airport name Mianyang Airport
City Mianyang
Country China
Latitude 31.4
Longitude 104.7


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