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Cheap Flights From Xining Airport Starting At $376 One Way, $761 Round Trip

Prices starting at $761 for return flights and $376 for one-way flights to were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheap Flights to Xining Airport starting at $376 One Way, $761 Round Trip

One way and return prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Xining Airport
Airport Name
Xining Caojiabao Airport
Airport Location
Xining, China

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0.5 out of 5
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Lowest Flight Price $376
Available Airline Carriers China Southern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines
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Fly to Xining Caojiabao Airport

Many people who fly to Xining Caojiabao Airport (XNN) are headed to the Qinghai capital of Xining. This ancient Chinese city contains a wealth of religious and historical attractions surrounded by natural scenery that calms the mind. From the international cuisine of the ethnically diverse Chengxi District to the open spaces of People's Park, there is much to do and see in this metropolis that was an integral part of the Silk Road for thousands of years.


Examples of top attractions in Xining include the Dongguan Mosque, Northern Buddhist Temple and Sun and Moon Mountain. Dongguan Mosque impresses visitors with its bright colors, 60-year history and large amount of space that can admit 300 people during prayer. The Northern Buddhist Temple, which is situated against the Northern Mountain in a Xining suburb, was constructed from 385 to 534 A.D. and takes up nearly seven acres. Sun and Moon Mountain is as beautiful as it sounds, featuring prairies, a remarkable landscape and two pavilions that were built in honor of Princess Wencheng.

Hints and tips

Xining Caojiabao Airport (XNN) is 18 miles away from downtown Xining. To travel around the city, you can go by taxi, minivan taxi, train or bus. Two noteworthy events that occur each year in Xining that visitors are encouraged to participate in are Hua'er Meeting, an art festival that celebrates traditional costumes, and China Qinghai Tulip Festival.

Flights from Xining Airport - Frequently Asked Questions

Where can you fly to from Xining (XNN)?

Domestic flights to Xi'an, Zhengzhou and Beijing are also quick to be fully booked. Treat yourself to a trip to one of these enticing destinations. There's nothing like the gift of travel to awaken your wanderlust.

What airlines fly out of Xining (XNN)?

Check in your case and then jet off from Xining (XNN) on one of these reliable domestic carriers:

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Sichuan Airlines
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight from Xining (XNN)?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans from Xining (XNN) have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights from Xining (XNN) with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight from Xining (XNN) without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is XNN?

XNN is a code used to describe Xining (XNN) in travel itineraries and for ticketing purposes. This identifier is determined by the International Air Transport Association for airports around the world.

Are there private lounges in Xining (XNN)?

You can escape the noise in one of the private lounges available in Xining (XNN) (we know the excitement and energy of the main departures area can be overwhelming). Do some research to confirm you can access the lounge. If not, chances are you'll need to purchase a day pass.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.