The cheapest times to fly from XMN to CIH are

  • October 15th to July 29th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 XMN to CIH is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $812 for Saturday flights during early October, or as low as $785 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Changzhi

Flying from Xiamen (XMN) to Changzhi (CIH) will usually cost between $785 to $812 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $785. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $803. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $18 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $803 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XMN to CIH flight.

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

XMN to CIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XMN to CIH flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Xiamen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.58, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $1 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $794. Return trip prices are from the CIH to XMN 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 XMN to CIH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 32 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from XMN to CIH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xinzheng Airport (CGO) in Zhengzhou

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from CIH
  • Usually 49.19% less expensive than CIH
  • Nonstop flights available

See XMN to CGO flights

Destination alternative #2: Wusu Airport (TYN) in Taiyuan

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from CIH
  • Usually 2.49% less expensive than CIH
  • Nonstop flights available

See XMN to TYN flights


Flight Hacking XMN to CIH

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 XMN to CIH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Wuhan (XMN > WUH > CIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $801
  • Average savings: $3 (0.31%)

See XMN to WUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from XMN to CIH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Express, China Southern, CUA, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Shandong, Shenzhen, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Changzhi Airport to Gaoqi Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 858 miles or 1381 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from XMN to CIH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XMN to CIH flight is about 2 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Xiamen and Changzhi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from XMN to CIH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeXMN
Origination airport nameGaoqi Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCIH
Destination airport nameChangzhi Airport


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