The best price found on momondo to Ürümqi was $106/pp from Xi'an, which is 69% cheaper than the average flight price to Ürümqi. To find the cheapest price to Ürümqi from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Ürümqi is on a Sunday when prices can be found for as low as $546. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Monday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Ürümqi on Monday is $1,007.
In the morning is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Ürümqi when you can find flight prices for as low as $605. Flying to Ürümqi in the morning is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Ürümqi are more costly at noon, with an average ticket price of $800. Departure times at noon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Ürümqi is possible. If you are planning a flight to Ürümqi, consider booking flights to Turpan Jiaohe Airport (92 mi from Ürümqi city center).
You can find deals at Turpan Jiaohe Airport for $347pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, China travel restrictions include travel to Ürümqi. China has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except Chinese nationals, Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan passport holders, and travelers with diplomatic, service, courtesy, or C visas, or visas issued after March 28, 2020. As of September 28, foreign nationals with residence permit with the purpose of work, personal matter and reunion can re-enter China. Holders of expired residence permits can apply for a new one. Foreign nationals coming to the mainland of China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities, or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for visas at Chinese embassies or consulates. Travelers arriving at Beijing (PEK), Guangzhou (CAN), Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA), Shanghai Pudong (PVG), Shenzhen (SZX) or Xiamen (XMN) are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. Airline crew with a layover at the above airports must undergo NAT inside the passenger terminal, then self-isolate at their hotel temporarily before acquiring the NAT results. All travelers arriving in China must present a QR code generated from a completed "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival. The form can be obtained before departure at http://health.customsapp.com/. Alongside the form, travelers must present a negative test for COVID-19 taken within 3 days before travel. Chinese nationals arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, France, Germany, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, the Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom or the United States must declare their health status for 14 days in the Wechat program "FANG YI JIAN KANG MA GUO JI BAN". A green QR code generated from the program must be presented before departure. Chinese nationals arriving from the following countries will need a COVID-19 nucleic acid test result to generate this code: Bangladesh, Chad, Egypt, Iran, Kenya, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand or Turkey. All travelers who are arriving from or have transited through the following countries must have a COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 5 days before departure: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Chad, Egypt, Guinea, Iran, Kenya, Luxembourg, Malta, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Russia, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda or Zimbabwe. The same applies to travelers who have been in the Maldives or United Kingdom (from August 21), Senegal (from August 24) or Belarus (from August 28). If you are planning to travel to Ürümqi at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.