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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 ANGELES||April||36% cheaper||Flying from Los Angeles to Chengdu costs on average just $388 in April|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHENGDU FROM LOS ANGELES||December||107% more expensive||It costs about $1,254 for flights to Chengdu from Los Angeles in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHENGDU FROM LOS ANGELES||November||588% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Chengdu from Los Angeles in November than any other month|
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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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