The cheapest times to fly from YIH to CTU are

  • early to mid August
  • October 15th to March 18th

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 YIH to CTU is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $811 for Wednesday flights during late March, or as low as $190 for Thursday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Chengdu

Flying from Yichang (YIH) to Chengdu (CTU) will usually cost between $212 to $811 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $452. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $683. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $231 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $632 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YIH to CTU flight.

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

YIH to CTU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YIH to CTU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Yichang. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.88, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $392 (49%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $399. Return trip prices are from the CTU to YIH 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 YIH to CTU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from YIH to CTU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Beijing Capital, China Eastern, China Southern, Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines, Hainan, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shuangliu Airport to Yichang Sanxia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 448 miles or 721 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from YIH to CTU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YIH to CTU flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Yichang and Chengdu?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YIH
Origination airport name Yichang Sanxia Airport
City Yichang
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 111.5

Return Airport

Destination code CTU
Destination airport name Shuangliu Airport
City Chengdu
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 103.9


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