Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Kunming (KMG)

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The best prices from New York to Kunming Changshui are usually found in March or February, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Kunming (KMG)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to KMG flight in 2022: compare New York to Kunming flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kunming.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Kunming (NYC - KMG)?

It’s typically best to fly out from New York to Kunming in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 49% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Kunming?

To save up to 31% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 43 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Kunming from $639 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $752 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Kunming?

Flights from New York to Kunming lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Kunming in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $428.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Kunming?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from New York to Kunming. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Kunming.

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Kunming

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kunming from New York?

Kunming Changshui (KMG) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from New York to Kunming. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kunming Changshui from New York; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from New York per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Kunming airport from New York. It is only a 14.8 mi journey from Kunming Changshui (KMG) to Kunming’s city center.

Which airlines flying from New York to Kunming Changshui have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to Kunming Changshui that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are China Southern, Air China, and China Eastern. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Kunming?

The most popular airlines flying from New York to Kunming are Air China, Cathay Pacific and China Southern. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Kunming?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $525. While the most popular route (Newark - Kunming Changshui) can be booked for $7,164 on average our data indicates $525 when flying from New York to Kunming.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Kunming?

The most popular route from New York to Kunming is Newark - Kunming Changshui. You may also consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Kunming Changshui or New York LaGuardia - Kunming Changshui.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kunming, China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kunming from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Kunming Changshui

Most visitors from New York will not be allowed to enter Kunming Changshui.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Kunming Changshui.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Kunming Changshui.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Kunming?

Returning to New York from Kunming Changshui

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kunming Changshui must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kunming Changshui are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Destination information for Kunming

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Kunming.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.32
Average temperature for January in Kunming
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Kunming
0.9 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Kunming

Top 4 airlines flying from New York to Kunming Changshui

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Kunming choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$364 $873 No cancel fee 67%
China Southern
$386 $869 No cancel fee 69%
China Eastern
$493 $861 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Cathay Pacific
$625 $849 No cancel fee 72%
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