Cheap flights to Chengdu

BOS — CTU
30 May — 6 Jun1
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Flights to Chengdu in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£395Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from£1,831From London to Chengdu
One-way from£851One-way flight from London to Chengdu (CTU)

Cheap flights to Chengdu in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CTU flights for May, June
10 Jun - 16 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

CTU

Chengdu

3 stops

68h 15m
CTU

Chengdu

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

35h 40m
£2,745

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/5/22

Chengdu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chengdu found for this year
5 Jul - 20 Jul
LHR

London Heathrow

CTU

Chengdu

3 stops

29h 40m
CTU

Chengdu

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

36h 00m
£1,831

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

9 Aug - 13 Aug
LHR

London Heathrow

CTU

Chengdu

1 stop

37h 30m
CTU

Chengdu

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

23h 30m
£2,085

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

5 Jul - 20 Jul
LHR

London Heathrow

CTU

Chengdu

3 stops

44h 35m
CTU

Chengdu

LHR

London Heathrow

3 stops

36h 55m
£2,096

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

When is the best time to book a flight to Chengdu?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Chengdu, you should look to book at least 55 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Chengdu?

At the moment, Thursday is the most economical day to take a flight to Chengdu. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Chengdu?

Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Chengdu. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

The capital of the Sichuan province and one of China’s most populous cities, Chengdu has a remarkably laid-back atmosphere considering its size. Although the centre of the city is a continuous hive of activity, Chengdu is often referred to as the ‘Land of Milk and Honey’, due to its wealth of green spaces and agricultural heritage. Indeed, the city is located on the edge of the richly fertile plains of the Sichuan Red Basin. 

With Sichuan being one of only three provinces in China where pandas can be found in the wild, many visitors to Chengdu are eager to encounter the world’s most adored animal species. Located just a short distance from the city centre, the Giant Panda Research Base is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area. Home to over 50 giant pandas, the base is best visited during the morning as this is the time when the inhabitants are most active. Back in the centre of the city, there are a number of attractions which appeal to those who have an interest in Chinese history. The Wenshu Temple is the largest Buddhist place of worship in the city and enjoys a serene atmosphere all of its own. This wonderfully peaceful temple is situated in one of the city’s older neighbourhoods, featuring narrow streets which are lined with shops, food stalls and tea-houses.

To experience the more modern side of the city, the place to head for is Chunxi Road. This vibrant area is home to a wealth of brand name stores, cinemas and restaurants serving all manner of international cuisine.    

When is the best time to fly to Chengdu?

In terms of the weather, the ideal months to visit the city are from March to May and September to November. Visiting during these periods will ensure you miss both the rainy season and the most humid conditions. To experience the magic of the Chinese New Year festivities, the time to visit is during February.   

Low season in the city occurs during the months of March, April, November and December. Prices are generally cheaper during these months and the city is less crowded.

Getting around Chengdu

Like most major cities in China, the roads in Chengdu are often incredibly busy. The network of buses in the city is extensive and exact fares are required to board as change is not given. As with the airport, taxis in the city are either green or blue but be aware that most of the drivers do not speak English.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chengdu?

Most people fly into Chengdu (CTU) if they book a flight to Chengdu. Chengdu is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Chengdu’s city center.