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Urumqi to Almaty flights

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Departing Airport The airport Urumqi is the departure airport operating flights between Urumqi and Almaty
Arriving Airport Flights departing Urumqi with Almaty as destination arrives at Almaty
High season According to search data from our customers, May is the busiest time to fly from Urumqi to Almaty
Best time to book According to real data September is the most popular time to book a flight to Almaty when departing from Urumqi
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 17% more expensive in Almaty than in Urumqi.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 83% more expensive in Almaty than in Urumqi.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Almaty is 26% cheaper than in Urumqi.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Almaty is 52% cheaper than in Urumqi.

Urumqi airports
  • ( Urumqi (URC)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
Almaty airports
  • ( Almaty (ALA)
    How far from city centre: 0 miles
  • ( Borolday (BXJ)
    How far from city centre: 263 miles
K Distance: 534 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Urumqi to Almaty

😷 Is it safe to travel from Urumqi to Almaty during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Kazakhstan may apply when travelling from Urumqi. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Urumqi to Almaty at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Urumqi to Almaty. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Almaty expensive to visit compared to Urumqi?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Almaty costs an average of 0.86 GBP, 24% cheaper than Urumqi, with a fare of 1.13 GBP, while train tickets costs 18% less in Almaty: 0.14 GBP against 0.17 GBP in Urumqi. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.30 GBP in Almaty, 101% more than the 2.14 GBP in Urumqi. The price of the coffee is around 50% cheaper in Almaty, with an average of 1.31 GBP, while in Urumqi the coffee costs 2.60 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Urumqi to Almaty?
The most popular months to book a trip from Urumqi to Almaty are September, October and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Urumqi to Almaty?
The best time of the year to go to Almaty when flying from Urumqi depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, May is the top 1º month to fly to Almaty from Urumqi in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, September and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Urumqi -  Almaty.
🌡️ How is the weather in Almaty compared to Urumqi?
While in Urumqi the temperatures can reach an average of 38.25 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Almaty's temperatures can go up to 36.3 ºC during the hot season, with 2.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -19.51 ºC in Almaty, compared to the -23.15 ºC average degrees reported in Urumqi. During the winter period, Urumqi can register 0.2 mm precipitation, while Almaty have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Urumqi and Almaty?
The main airport route flying between Urumqi and Almaty is: Urumqi (URC) to Almaty (ALA). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Southern Airlines.
  • Air Astana.
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