The cheapest times to fly from MEM to NKG are
- January 15th to April 8th (except the week of March 19th)
- August 27th to December 9th (except the week of 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 MEM to NKG is late January. Prices can be as high as $2899 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $864 for Wednesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Nanjing
Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Nanjing (NKG) will usually cost between $921 to $1727 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $917. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1839. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $922 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1097 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to NKG flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MEM to NKG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MEM to NKG flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NKG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MEM. 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 $227 (17%) 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 $1099. Return trip prices are from the NKG to MEM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MEM to NKG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking MEM to NKG
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 MEM to NKG — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $936
- Average savings: $162 (14.72%)
- Price for both tickets: $1054
- Average savings: $43 (3.92%)
- Price for both tickets: $1065
- Average savings: $32 (2.92%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MEM to NKG? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Lukou Airport to Memphis International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7456 miles or 11999 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MEM to NKG?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to NKG flight is about 14 hour 24 minutes.
How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Nanjing?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from MEM to NKG.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Memphis International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Lukou Airport|
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