The cheapest times to fly from NKG to SYD are

  • February 12th to April 1st
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • August 13th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 NKG to SYD is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1529 for Sunday flights during late January, or as low as $325 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Nanjing (NKG) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $423 to $1005 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 $402. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $1225. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $822 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $532 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NKG to SYD flight.

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

NKG to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NKG to SYD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Nanjing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sydney, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Nanjing. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $81 (12%) 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 $569. Return trip prices are from the SYD to NKG 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 NKG to SYD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 59 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NKG to SYD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Fiji Airways, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Scoot, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney International Airport to Lukou Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5001 miles or 8048 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from NKG to SYD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NKG to SYD flight is about 9 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Nanjing and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from NKG to SYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeNKG
Origination airport nameLukou Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSYD
Destination airport nameSydney International Airport


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