In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Chengdu. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $613. The month of September is another great option to travel to Chengdu, with average flight prices from New Zealand averaging around $682.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Chengdu is about 58 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are $846.
The cheapest day to depart from New Zealand to Chengdu is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as $714. When flying out on a Wednesday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from New Zealand to Chengdu for around $1,197.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Chengdu is possible. If you are planning a flight to Chengdu, consider booking flights to Mian Yang Airport (106 km from Chengdu city centre).