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Cheap flights to Xiamen
|Most popular in||August||High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||November||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||£816||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||£349||From London to Xiamen|
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When is the best time to fly to Xiamen?
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£399 - £920
18 - 33 °C
19 - 247 mm
Xiamen has a monsoon, tropical climate which means that it is warm all year round. The winters are mild, and humidity and heat are highest between May and August. Visit in late September to get a better deal on flights and avoid the school holiday price hike. You can still enjoy the warm and dry weather as well. Chinese New Year is always a colourful festival time in Xiamen, so book your flights around that time to experience it for yourself.
When is the best time to book flights to Xiamen?
Booking 22 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Xiamen. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Xiamen?
Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Xiamen. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Xiamen. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.
Exquisitely kept gardens, unique islands, and stunning museums are just some of the things that make Xiamen a very desirable place to visit. The Xiamen Shuzhuang Garden, for instance, which is located by the sea and which is flanked with majestic mountains, is the perfect place for a tranquil stroll or a quiet picnic with your travelling companions. When you want the buzz of a crowd, just head down to the beautiful Nanputuo Temple, which is also the biggest temple in the region. The city is home to several quirky art galleries and museums, among them the Piano Museum. This is a perfect way for music lovers to while away an hour or two, and its gorgeous exhibits are sure to delight travellers of all ages. Take a trip down to the Botanical Gardens, too, with their carefully sculpted lakes, gently undulating hills and lovely picnic areas. These gardens are of course especially good during fine autumn days and in the heat of summer, but in the winter they can look very magical in crisp air. If you want to enjoy a great view over the city and its sights, then just climb to the top of Riguang Mountain which is a pleasant and popular walk.
Public buses, private taxis, and hire cars are some of the most popular ways to get around in Xiamen. If you do hire a car, then make sure to take a drive down the Gulang Huandao Road, which is well known for being the most picturesque driving route in the region, and which is often hailed as a key attraction in its own right. Located as it is around some shimmering bodies of water, the city also has a good water transportation network. Take a motor boat or a traditional dragon boat and enjoy a scenic journey from A to B.
Getting from the Airport to the City
The city is served by Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN). This airport is located just 6.2 miles (10 km) from the centre of Xiamen. There are a number of public bus routes running from the airport to the city centre. The bus services tend to stop just after 10pm, but one or two operate until around midnight: just check the timetables before your trip. Taxis and hire cars are also on hand outside the airport to take you to your hotel.
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