The cheapest times to fly from PIT to CAN are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 PIT to CAN is early September. Prices can be as high as $1784 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $640 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Guangzhou

Flying from Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) to Guangzhou (CAN) will usually cost between $723 to $1600 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $695. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1684. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $988 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1200 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIT to CAN flight.

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

PIT to CAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIT to CAN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Pittsburgh. 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 CAN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PIT. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Guangzhou, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Pittsburgh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $71 (6%) 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 $1155. Return trip prices are from the CAN to PIT 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 PIT to CAN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 16 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 PIT to CAN while comparing.

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

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 42.63% less expensive than CAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to HKG flights


Flight Hacking PIT 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 PIT to CAN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $884
  • Average savings: $317 (26.38%)

See PIT to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $925
  • Average savings: $276 (22.96%)

See PIT to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (PIT > BOS > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $925
  • Average savings: $275 (22.92%)

See PIT to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Hainan, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7936 miles or 12772 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIT to CAN flight is about 15 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Pittsburgh, PA and Guangzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from PIT to CAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PIT
Origination airport name Pittsburgh International Airport
City Pittsburgh, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -80.2

Return Airport

Destination code CAN
Destination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3


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