The cheapest times to fly from XMN to DAT are

  • February 12th to March 18th
  • July 16th to December 31st

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 DAT is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1890 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $720 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Datong

Flying from Xiamen (XMN) to Datong (DAT) will usually cost between $782 to $1743 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $770. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1655. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $885 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XMN to DAT flight.

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

XMN to DAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XMN to DAT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Xiamen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.7, which is above 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 $199 (16%) 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 $1055. Return trip prices are from the DAT 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 DAT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 59 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 DAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baita Airport (HET) in Hohhot

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from DAT
  • Usually 34.44% less expensive than DAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See XMN to HET flights

Destination alternative #2: Zhengding Airport (SJW) in Shijiazhuang

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from DAT
  • Usually 34.32% less expensive than DAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See XMN to SJW flights


Flight Hacking XMN to DAT

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 DAT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (XMN > PEK > DAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $834
  • Average savings: $418 (33.4%)

See XMN to PEK flights

Hack #2: Nanjing (XMN > NKG > DAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1170
  • Average savings: $82 (6.55%)

See XMN to NKG flights

Hack #3: Taiyuan (XMN > TYN > DAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1207
  • Average savings: $45 (3.56%)

See XMN to TYN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Express, China Southern, CUA, Kunming Airlines, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1109 miles or 1785 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XMN to DAT flight is about 2 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Xiamen and Datong?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from XMN to DAT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code XMN
Origination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1

Return Airport

Destination code DAT
Destination airport name Datong Airport
City Datong
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 113.3


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