The cheapest times to fly from XMN to YNT are

  • May 14th to December 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 XMN to YNT is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $810 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $513 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Yantai

Flying from Xiamen (XMN) to Yantai (YNT) will usually cost between $520 to $810 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 $517. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $810. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $293 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $799 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XMN to YNT flight.

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

XMN to YNT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XMN to YNT 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 $0.55, which is above 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 to Yantai, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Xiamen. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $5 (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 $716. Return trip prices are from the YNT 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 YNT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 37 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 YNT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Zhoushuizi Airport (DLC) in Dalian

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from YNT
  • Usually 29.79% less expensive than YNT
  • Nonstop flights available

See XMN to DLC flights

Destination alternative #2: Dashuipo Airport (WEH) in Dashuipo

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from YNT
  • Usually 12.95% less expensive than YNT
  • Nonstop flights available

See XMN to WEH flights


Flight Hacking XMN to YNT

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 YNT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (XMN > ICN > YNT)

  • Price for both tickets: $492
  • Average savings: $307 (38.42%)

See XMN to ICN flights

Hack #2: Taipei (XMN > TPE > YNT)

  • Price for both tickets: $634
  • Average savings: $165 (20.65%)

See XMN to TPE flights

Hack #3: Hangzhou (XMN > HGH > YNT)

  • Price for both tickets: $718
  • Average savings: $82 (10.2%)

See XMN to HGH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Changan Airlines, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Okay Airways, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 908 miles or 1461 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XMN to YNT flight is about 2 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Xiamen and Yantai?

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


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 YNT
Destination airport name Laishan Airport
City Yantai
Country China
Latitude 37.4
Longitude 121.4


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