The cheapest times to fly from TPE to LJG are

  • April 2nd to October 21st (except the weeks of April 30th, May 7th, and July 23rd)

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 TPE to LJG is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1832 for Friday flights during late January and early February, or as low as $367 for Saturday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Lijiang

Flying from Taipei (TPE) to Lijiang (LJG) will usually cost between $369 to $1569 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 $367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January and early February, with an average price of $1340. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $973 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $634 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPE to LJG flight.

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

TPE to LJG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPE to LJG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Taipei. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LJG, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into TPE. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Lijiang, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Taipei. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $122 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $664. Return trip prices are from the LJG to TPE 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 TPE to LJG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking TPE to LJG

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 TPE to LJG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (TPE > KUL > LJG)

  • Price for both tickets: $613
  • Average savings: $22 (3.39%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TPE to LJG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Juneyao Airlines, Mandarin, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sanyi Airport to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1308 miles or 2105 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TPE to LJG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPE to LJG flight is about 3 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Taipei and Lijiang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from TPE to LJG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPE
Origination airport name Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
City Taipei
Country Taiwan
Latitude 25.1
Longitude 121.2

Return Airport

Destination code LJG
Destination airport name Sanyi Airport
City Lijiang
Country China
Latitude 26.7
Longitude 100.2


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