The cheapest times to fly from SLC to BAV are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • October 22nd to December 16th

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 SLC to BAV is early December. Prices can be as high as $4794 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $1100 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Baotou

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Baotou (BAV) will usually cost between $1474 to $3343 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1967. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $3185. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1218 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2517 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to BAV flight.

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

SLC to BAV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to BAV flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1171 (40%) 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 $1915. Return trip prices are from the BAV to SLC 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 SLC to BAV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 12 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 SLC to BAV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ordos Ejin Horo Airport (DSN) in Dongsheng

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from BAV
  • Usually 25.05% less expensive than BAV
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLC to DSN flights


Flight Hacking SLC to BAV

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 SLC to BAV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (SLC > PEK > BAV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1058
  • Average savings: $1458 (57.95%)

See SLC to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (SLC > PVG > BAV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1324
  • Average savings: $1193 (47.41%)

See SLC to PVG flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SLC > SFO > BAV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1492
  • Average savings: $1025 (40.71%)

See SLC to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to BAV? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baotou Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6228 miles or 10023 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLC to BAV?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to BAV flight is about 12 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Baotou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SLC to BAV.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code BAV
Destination airport name Baotou Airport
City Baotou
Country China
Latitude 40.6
Longitude 110


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