The month of November is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Chengdu from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £385. If you don’t want to visit Chengdu in November, then you should wait until February to fly from United Kingdom, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of £432.
The ideal time to book your flight to Chengdu is 40 days in advance, when prices tend to average £541. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Chengdu outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United Kingdom to Chengdu for £489.
The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Chengdu is on a Tuesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Chengdu on a Tuesday will often find tickets for as low as £478. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around £614. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Chengdu.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Chengdu is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Chengdu in the evening for as low as £508. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In the afternoon is when there is more demand to fly to Chengdu, so prices are often more expensive at around £579 per ticket.
Currently, China travel restrictions include travel to Chengdu. China has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except Chinese nationals, Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan passport holders, and travelers with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas, or visas issued after March 28, 2020. Travelers arriving at PEK will be given a PCR test and quarantined for 14 days at a designated location in Beijing. Travelers arriving at Shanghai Pudong (PVG) or Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) must undergo Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) and a 14-day quarantine in designated places for medical observation. Airline crew with a layover at the above airports must undergo NAT inside the passenger terminal, then self-isolate at their hotel temporarily before acquiring the NAT results. Airline crew arriving at the above airports will be quarantined after their last shift, and must self-isolate in crew hotels during shift breaks. Travelers arriving at Guangzhou (CAN) or Shenzhen (SZX) who live in or have been in France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain, or the United States in the past 14 days must undergo 14-day quarantine at home or in designated places for medical observation. All passengers arriving at SZX will have a PCR test. Travelers arriving at XMN will be quarantined for medical observation at designated hotels for 14 days at their own expense. This does not apply to travelers under 18 years old or above 70 years old, pregnant women, and travelers suffering from illness, who must apply for permission to undergo a 14-day quarantine at home. If you are planning to travel to Chengdu at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.