The month of January is another great option to travel to Xi'an, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $486.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 0 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Xi'an. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $737.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Xi'an is on a Thursday. Travelers who choose to depart for Xi'an on a Thursday will often find tickets for as low as $576. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Wednesday because tickets tend to average around $864. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Xi'an.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Xi'an is at noon. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Xi'an at noon for as low as $610. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Flights to Xi'an are more costly in the morning, with an average ticket price of $783. Departure times in the morning fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Currently, China travel restrictions include travel to Xi'an. 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 Xi'an at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.