Cheap flights from China

Whether you want a quick flight to Hong Kong or a long-haul trip to London, we’ll show you all the best deals on international flights from China with our flight comparison tool. As one of the world’s largest countries, it’s also well-worth travelling around China by air; there are good-value domestic flights to over 200 local destinations. If you’re not sure of your travel dates, no problem – search ‘Cheapest month’ to find the lowest fares throughout the year.


Major airports in China

China has more than 200 commercial airports; the busiest are in Beijing (the second busiest airport in the world), Shanghai and Chengdu. The top 10 major airports in China are below, all with passenger numbers of more than 10 million per year:


Major airports in China

  • Beijing Capital International Airport
  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport
  • Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
  • Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
  • Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
  • Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
  • Kunming Changshui International Airport
  • Xi'an Xiyan International Airport
  • Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
  • Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport


 Which airlines fly from China?

A new crop of low-cost airlines has contributed to China’s air travel boom in recent years, with West Air (an offshoot of Hainan Airlines) offering bargain deals on domestic routes and Spring Airlines serving neighbouring countries in East and Southeast Asia. China’s larger carriers like Air China, China Southern and China Eastern are the names to check for international flights to Europe, the Americas and Australia.


Airlines flying from China

  • Air China
  • Air India  
  • Thai Airways
  • Qantas
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Emirates
  • Kenya Airways
  • United Airlines
  • El Al Israel Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Qatar Airways
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • EVA Air
  • Oman Air
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Jet Airways
  • Korean Air
  • ANA
  • Cathay Pacific  
  • Gulf Air
  • Japan Airlines  
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • British Airways
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Turkmenistan Airlines
  • IranAir
  • China Eastern  
  • EgyptAir
  • Asiana Airlines  
  • Ukraine International
  • Swiss
  • PIA
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Aeroflot
  • Finnair
  • KLM
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • China Southern
  • Royal Brunei
  • Air France
  • Xiamen Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Vietnam Airlines
  • Air New Zealand
  • Tianjin Airlines
  • SAS
  • AirAsia
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Bangkok Airways
  • Saudia
  • Air Canada
  • American Airlines
  • Alitalia
  • South African Airways
  • Air Mauritius
  • IranAir
  • Aeromexico
  • Uzbekistan Airways
  • Czech Airlines
  • Air Algerie


Where can you fly to from China?

Save time and money with cheap domestic flights to the likes of Hong Kong, Chengdu and Xi An, which can be cheaper if you fly from smaller regional airports like Kunming. Explore more remotes parts of Asia from China’s airports, with direct flights to Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), Manilla (Philippines) and the idyllic Japanese island of Okinawa. You’ll often find cheaper deals by checking connecting flights from China to places like Delhi, Singapore and Jakarta.

Worldwide, China’s US and Canada routes take in Vancouver, San Francisco, LA and New York and you can even sample the island delights of Hawaii direct from Shanghai Pudong Airport. 

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.