The cheapest times to fly from SYD to XIY are

  • February 26th to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • July 30th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 15th 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 SYD to XIY is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $995 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $331 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Xi’an

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Xi’an (XIY) will usually cost between $387 to $742 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $395. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $812. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $417 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $484 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to XIY flight.

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

SYD to XIY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to XIY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Xi’an, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Sydney. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $93 (14%) 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 $463. Return trip prices are from the XIY to SYD 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 SYD to XIY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, AirAsia X, Asiana, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Qantas, Scoot, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5464 miles or 8793 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to XIY flight is about 10 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Xi’an?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from SYD to XIY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSYD
Origination airport nameSydney International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeXIY
Destination airport nameXianyang Airport


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