The cheapest times to fly from XMN to URC are

  • October 15th to August 12th

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 URC is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1017 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $780 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Ürümqi

Flying from Xiamen (XMN) to Urumqi (URC) will usually cost between $1017 to $1017 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $867. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1017. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $150 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1017 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XMN to URC flight.

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

XMN to URC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XMN to URC flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Xiamen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to URC, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into XMN. Fridays 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 $11 (1%) 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 $1007. Return trip prices are from the URC 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 URC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking XMN to URC

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 URC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (XMN > KUL > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $717
  • Average savings: $301 (29.55%)

See XMN to KUL flights

Hack #2: Manila (XMN > MNL > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $718
  • Average savings: $300 (29.45%)

See XMN to MNL flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (XMN > BKK > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $771
  • Average savings: $246 (24.19%)

See XMN to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Beijing Capital, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, Jiangxi Air, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Lucky Air, Okay Airways, Qantas, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, West Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2182 miles or 3512 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XMN to URC flight is about 4 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Xiamen and Urumqi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from XMN to URC.


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 URC
Destination airport name Diwopu Airport
City Urumqi
Country China
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 87.5


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