The cheapest times to fly from SZX to PHX are

  • February 5th to April 29th
  • May 21st to July 1st (except the weeks of May 28th and June 18th)
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 SZX to PHX is early April. Prices can be as high as $4137 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $716 for Tuesday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Shenzhen (SZX) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $755 to $1620 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $785. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1881. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1096 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1041 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SZX to PHX flight.

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

SZX to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SZX to PHX flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Shenzhen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $187 (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 $985. Return trip prices are from the PHX to SZX 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 SZX to PHX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SZX to PHX

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 SZX to PHX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SZX > LAX > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $806
  • Average savings: $235 (22.57%)

See SZX to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SZX > SFO > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $882
  • Average savings: $160 (15.32%)

See SZX to LAX flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (SZX > SEA > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $51 (4.9%)

See SZX to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SZX to PHX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Bao’an International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7526 miles or 12112 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SZX to PHX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SZX to PHX flight is about 14 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Shenzhen and Phoenix, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SZX to PHX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SZX
Origination airport name Bao’an International Airport
City Shenzhen
Country China
Latitude 22.6
Longitude 113.8

Return Airport

Destination code PHX
Destination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112


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