Travellers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 37% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.
To save up to 43% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cardiff to Hongqiao from £528 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £651 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.
November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Hongqiao from Cardiff. Prices for November average £485 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £326. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a November flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in November
One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cardiff to Hongqiao is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.
At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Cardiff and Hongqiao for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.
When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Cardiff is roughly greater than that of Hongqiao. You can assume this to be the case over the next 11 days.
With an average temperature of 32 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Hongqiao are hotter than in Cardiff.