The cheapest times to fly from MLB to CAN are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of August 27th)

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 MLB to CAN is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $6238 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $1007 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Guangzhou

Flying from Melbourne, FL (MLB) to Guangzhou (CAN) will usually cost between $1238 to $3355 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1257. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $3206. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1949 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1726 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLB to CAN flight.

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

MLB to CAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLB to CAN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Melbourne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Guangzhou, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Melbourne. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $450 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1704. Return trip prices are from the CAN to MLB 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 MLB to CAN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 45 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from MLB to CAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 22.22% less expensive than CAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See MLB to HKG flights


Flight Hacking MLB to CAN

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 MLB to CAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MLB > LAX > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $970
  • Average savings: $756 (43.8%)

See MLB to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MLB > JFK > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1051
  • Average savings: $675 (39.11%)

See MLB to JFK flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (MLB > ORD > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1056
  • Average savings: $670 (38.82%)

See MLB to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MLB to CAN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, KLM, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baiyun International Airport to Melbourne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8758 miles or 14095 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MLB to CAN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLB to CAN flight is about 16 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Melbourne, FL and Guangzhou?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMLB
Origination airport nameMelbourne International Airport
CityMelbourne, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeCAN
Destination airport nameBaiyun International Airport


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