The cheapest times to fly from SCO to TYN are

  • October 8th to March 18th

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 SCO to TYN is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $4850 for Thursday flights during mid March, or as low as $2721 for Monday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Taiyuan

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Taiyuan (TYN) will usually cost between $2721 to $4850 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $2721. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $4158. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1437 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4012 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to TYN flight.

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

SCO to TYN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to TYN flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.79, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Taiyuan, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Aktau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1494 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2756. Return trip prices are from the TYN to SCO 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 SCO to TYN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCO to TYN

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 SCO to TYN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (SCO > PEK > TYN)

  • Price for both tickets: $793
  • Average savings: $3219 (80.23%)

See SCO to SVO flights

Hack #2: Moscow (SCO > SVO > TYN)

  • Price for both tickets: $888
  • Average savings: $3124 (77.87%)

See SCO to PEK flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (SCO > BKK > TYN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1195
  • Average savings: $2818 (70.23%)

See SCO to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to TYN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air New Zealand, China Southern, Hainan, Shandong, Shenzhen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wusu Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3170 miles or 5102 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to TYN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to TYN flight is about 6 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Taiyuan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from SCO to TYN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCO
Origination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1

Return Airport

Destination code TYN
Destination airport name Wusu Airport
City Taiyuan
Country China
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 112.6


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