The cheapest times to fly from CTS to DLC are

  • March 19th to April 22nd
  • May 14th to July 1st
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 17th and November 5th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CTS to DLC is early September. Prices can be as high as $1519 for Friday flights during early May, or as low as $350 for Thursday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Dalian

Flying from Sapporo (CTS) to Dalian (DLC) will usually cost between $389 to $836 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $470. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1035. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $564 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $583 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CTS to DLC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CTS to DLC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CTS to DLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CTS to DLC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sapporo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $498. Return trip prices are from the DLC to CTS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CTS to DLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 56 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CTS to DLC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CTS to DLC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (CTS > KIX > DLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $425
  • Average savings: $157 (26.98%)

See CTS to ICN flights

Hack #2: Seoul (CTS > ICN > DLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $458
  • Average savings: $125 (21.37%)

See CTS to KIX flights

Hack #3: Nagoya (CTS > NGO > DLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $573
  • Average savings: $10 (1.72%)

See CTS to NGO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CTS to DLC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Shandong, Shenzhen, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zhoushuizi Airport to New Chitose Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1082 miles or 1741 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CTS to DLC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CTS to DLC flight is about 2 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Sapporo and Dalian?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from CTS to DLC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCTS
Origination airport nameNew Chitose Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDLC
Destination airport nameZhoushuizi Airport


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