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About Flights to Chengdu

Summary info about Chengdu flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$613

Best Round-Trip Price

$1,375

Fastest flight time

19h 50m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Chengdu from United States in the last 72 hours is $613 (Los Angeles to Chengdu).
The best round-trip flight price to Chengdu from United States in the last 72 hours is $1,375 (San Francisco to Chengdu).
The fastest flight to Chengdu from United States takes 19h 50m (San Francisco to Chengdu).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Chengdu, including Air Canada and China Airlines.

Cheapest flights to Chengdu airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Chengdu airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Chengdu

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Chengdu

Los Angeles (LAX) to Chengdu (CTU)

Typically, flights to Chengdu from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Chengdu, which has an average price of $605

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHENGDU FROM LOS ANGELESApril36% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Chengdu costs on average just $388 in April
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHENGDU FROM LOS ANGELESDecember107% more expensiveIt costs about $1,254 for flights to Chengdu from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHENGDU FROM LOS ANGELESNovember588% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Chengdu from Los Angeles in November than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Chengdu?

Flights from the United States to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Chengdu, China, will take from one day to two and a half days, depending upon your city of departure. Chengdu flight routes from New York's JFK will take over 50 hours and from Los Angeles (LAX) about a day on the shortest flight. Flights are also possible from the Midwest. Take a flight from Chicago's O'Hare Airport and you'll be in Chengdu in 34 to 57 hours.

Although there are currently no nonstop flights from the United States to Chengdu, China, Xiamen Air offers one-stop flights from Los Angeles (LAX). When you choose this Chengdu flight route, you'll have a layover in Xiamen. You can take a flight from many cities in the United States with two layovers. These include flights from Denver Airport (DEN), Seattle-Tacoma Airport (SEA), Houston's George Bush International (IAH), and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport (MSP). Possible international cities that you might stop in include Shenyang, Xiamen, and Incheon. Domestic layovers might happen in Los Angeles or Phoenix.

$108 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Chengdu. This flight is from Guangzhou and is 95% cheaper than most flights to Chengdu. To find the cheapest price to Chengdu from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

In general, February is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Chengdu. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $479. If you are unable to visit Chengdu during the month of February, then departing from United States during the month November is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $480.

The best time to book a flight to Chengdu from United States is 19 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $830.

According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Chengdu from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was $1,117. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. The most expensive day to fly to Chengdu is Wednesday, with ticket prices averaging around $4,667.

The cheapest time of day to fly to Chengdu is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as $1,931. In the morning is when there is more demand to fly to Chengdu, so prices are often more expensive at around $8,297 per ticket.

During the warmer months, hikers around the Chengdu area find that parks like Wolongshan Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Chengdu in March, April, or May.

Chengdu Tianfu Intl Airport or Mian Yang Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Chengdu.

You can find deals at Chengdu Tianfu Intl Airport for $2,352pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Chengdu flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Chengdu found recently by users on momondo
Air Canada
Oct 31
SFO2:30 amSan Francisco
24h 25m
2 stops
CTU2:55 amChengdu
Nov 7
CTU5:00 amChengdu
24h 41m
2 stops
SFO5:41 amSan Francisco
Air Canada
Oct 28
SFO12:50 pmSan Francisco
39h 05m
2 stops
CTU3:55 amChengdu
Nov 7
CTU5:00 amChengdu
24h 41m
2 stops
SFO5:41 amSan Francisco
Air Canada
Oct 28
SFO3:45 pmSan Francisco
36h 10m
2 stops
CTU3:55 amChengdu
Nov 6
CTU7:00 amChengdu
26h 33m
2 stops
SFO9:33 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Sep 30
SFO7:10 amSan Francisco
33h 50m
2 stops
CTU5:00 pmChengdu
Oct 14
CTU9:55 amChengdu
23h 25m
1 stop
SFO9:20 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Oct 14
LAX10:40 amLos Angeles
30h 20m
2 stops
CTU5:00 pmChengdu
Nov 21
CTU5:00 amChengdu
24h 53m
2 stops
LAX5:53 amLos Angeles
Air Canada
Oct 26
SFO8:00 amSan Francisco
66h 55m
3 stops
CTU2:55 amChengdu
Nov 5
CTU6:00 amChengdu
27h 33m
2 stops
SFO8:33 amSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chengdu

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Chengdu, view some of our deals below provided by Air Canada and China Airlines
Air Canada
Nov 9
LAX2:45 amLos Angeles
22h 10m
2 stops
CTU12:55 amChengdu
Air Canada
Nov 8
LAX2:45 amLos Angeles
22h 10m
2 stops
CTU12:55 amChengdu
Air Canada
Nov 18
LAX2:45 amLos Angeles
22h 10m
2 stops
CTU12:55 amChengdu

Which airlines fly to Chengdu?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Chengdu

Which airlines fly to Chengdu?

Hainan Airlines is the airline most momondo users in United States opt for when booking flights to Chengdu. Air China, United Airlines and Sichuan Airlines are also popular choices when flying to Chengdu from United States. Most major airlines flying from United States to Chengdu will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

Cathay Pacific Flights to Chengdu

Cathay Pacific is a popular choice for users traveling to Chengdu. It operates 5 flights every week to Chengdu, most often flying from Hong Kong Intl. Cathay Pacific ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as $603 (from Boston Logan Intl) have been found by momondo users. In 34 reviews, momondo users have rated Cathay Pacific at an average score of 8.1/10.

Delta Flights to Chengdu

Delta flight deals to Chengdu start from $392 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a round-trip journey departing from Los Angeles. Over any normal week, Delta flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - Shanghai Pu Dong is the most popular Delta departure point to Chengdu so generally has the most availability. Delta is scored a 7.9/10 in 385 reviews.


Airports near Chengdu

Below you will find all the airports in Chengdu along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport?

The Chengdu Airport is conveniently located close to a Metro Station. Therefore, it is easy to catch the rail from the airport to downtown. You'll have to take line 10 and then transfer to line 3, which will go directly to Tianfu Square Metro Station in the city center. The trip will take about an hour and a half. If you want to save time, you can take a taxi, which will save you about half an hour. The taxi stand is outside of the Arrivals Terminal.


Popular routes to Chengdu

Most frequently searched flights to Chengdu along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Los Angeles to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time27h 00m
Cheapest price$2,078
San Francisco to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time33h 50m
Cheapest price$2,022
Chicago to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time39h 45m
Cheapest price$5,569
Portland to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time20h 10m
Cheapest price$15,907
Jacksonville to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time40h 25m
Cheapest price$3,946
Minneapolis to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time36h 00m
Cheapest price$17,633
San Diego to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time42h 30m
Cheapest price$9,343
Beijing to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time3h 10m
Cheapest price$780
Boston to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time24h 10m
Cheapest price$5,618
Raleigh to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time34h 40m
Cheapest price$2,256
Houston to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time34h 50m
Cheapest price$6,037
Philadelphia to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time29h 15m
Cheapest price$2,047
Atlanta to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time50h 05m
Cheapest price$19,771
Honolulu to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time29h 15m
Cheapest price$5,351
San Jose to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time38h 30m
Cheapest price$1,374
New York to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time23h 33m
Cheapest price$649
Detroit to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time23h 25m
Cheapest price$2,200
Washington, D.C. to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time25h 15m
Cheapest price$12,499
Buffalo to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time26h 55m
Cheapest price$9,172
Denver to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time33h 42m
Cheapest price$14,973

Visa requirements for visiting Chengdu

You will need both a passport and visa to enter China. Your passport must have at least six months validity remaining on it. The visa must be issued by the Chinese Embassy. Note that you need to have your visa before leaving the United States. That said, you'll want to allow four to five days for your visa to be processed.


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Best things to do and see in Chengdu

A popular attraction in Chengdu is the Research Center for Giant Pandas. Here you can get a close-up look at these creatures and learn about their habitat. On your visit to this city in Central Sichuan, you can visit Mount Emmai Buddhist Mountain. Check out Leshan, a giant Buddha statue close to the Dadu River. Also near the Dadu River is the Red Army Force Memorial Museum, a national cemetery with lots of historical information and exhibits. If you want to do some shopping or buy a few souvenirs, there are several shopping malls in Chengdu, including the Raffle's City Shopping Mall and Chicony Plaza, where there are many eateries close by. There are also a couple of markets and famous shopping streets, such as Chengdu Street, where you can buy homemade art and enjoy street performances.


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