Cheap flights from Xi'an to Xining

Flights starting at £49. Choose between China Eastern Airlines, Air China, or Shandong Airlines to find the best price.

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The distance between Xi'an and Xining is 650 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Air China, Shandong Airlines, China Southern Airlines, and Hainan Airlines. Xi'an and Xining have 88 direct flights per week.

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Shandong Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Air China on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

China Southern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Hainan Airlines on Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Xi'an to Xining

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Air ChinaCCACAYes
Shandong AirlinesCDGSCYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Hainan AirlinesCHHHUYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Xi'an to Xining?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Xi'an and Xining takes around 1.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Xi'an and Xining?
The flight distance between Xi'an and Xining is 650 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Xi'an and Xining?
Several carriers operate flights between Xi'an and Xining. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air China, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shandong Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Xi'an?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Xi'an and Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Bangkok, Lhasa, Shenzhen, Sydney, Guangzhou, Taipei, Hong Kong, Manila, Yichang, Guilin, Tallinn, Hangzhou, Zhangjiajie, Kunming, Zhuhai, Dunhuang, Brisbane.
What are the most popular routes to and from Xining?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Xining and Shenzhen, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Shanghai, Changsha, Nanjing, Zhuhai, Sydney, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Lhasa, Karamay, Sanya, Beijing, Ningbo, Golmud, Kathmandu, Kaduna.
What airports are near Xi'an?
The main airport in Xi'an is Xiguan Airport. It is also served by Xi an Xianyang International, Hanzhong Xiguan, Yuncheng Guangong, Qingyang.
What airports are near Xining?
The main airport in Xining is Xining Caojiabao International. It is also served by Lanzhou Zhongchuan International, Xining Caojiabao International.
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