How to Find Cheap Flights to Nanchong
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When to Book
Try to book flights to Nanchong about two months in advance for the best deal. Of course, Skyscanner can also help you find last-minute flights to Nanchong and also hotels in Nanchong. Visit during the time of the Chinese New Year to experience a festive atmosphere of the Chinese Spring Festival. This festival changes dates each year as it is not aligned with the western calendar.
Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.
Direct flights do not go to Nanchong from the U.K. Instead, travellers can take nonstop flights from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). Travellers can also fly directly to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
From Shanghai or Beijing, travellers can take another nonstop flight to Nanchong Gaoping Airport (NAO).
Airlines That Fly to Nanchong From the U.K.
Some airlines fly travellers from the U.K. to Nanchong with one or two stops. These airlines can be a good choice for cheap flights to Nanchong. China Eastern and China Southern operate flights from Heathrow Airport and Glasgow Airport (GLA). China Eastern also operates flights from Belfast International Airport (BFS).
Nanchong has one airport: Nanchong Gaoping Airport. It is about 25 minutes southeast of downtown Nanchong. This airport offers regional flights to other airports in China. Car rental facilities are available near the airport.
When to Go
Late winter and the spring months can be some of the best times for flights to Nanchong. The weather is pleasant, and interesting festivals are held. Nanchong becomes quite busy during the Chinese Spring Festival. This is held around the Chinese New Year, which is observed in January or February. During late February and early March, the nearby city of Chengdu hosts the Chengdu Lantern Festival. There are fairs with performances and interesting foods. Communities around Chengdu observe various flower festivals throughout the spring months. Visitors to Nanchong can take a day trip to see these festivities.
What's the Weather Like?
Summers are hot and wet. The months of June through August see the most rainfall. The average high temperatures are around 26 degrees and can even top 33 degrees Celsius. Winters in Nanchong are mild. The average high in December is around 10 degrees. Winter is also the driest season.
Early spring and late fall see comparably moderate amounts of rainfall. Average daily highs are around 20 degrees Celsius, making these ideal seasons for travel.
City Guide: What to See and Do
Visitors to Nanchong may enjoy taking in the city's parks and temples, such as Qingquan Temple. Langzhong Ancient City is about 1.5 hours north. Towers, temples and other historical and cultural sites can be seen here. It is about a 4.5-hour drive to Sichuan's Wolong Nature Reserve, home to giant pandas.
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