The cheapest times to fly from CTU to BNA are

  • February 12th to April 22nd (except the week of March 19th)
  • June 11th to July 1st
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)
  • December 17th to December 31st

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 CTU to BNA is late October. Prices can be as high as $2701 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $673 for Monday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Nashville

Flying from Chengdu (CTU) to Nashville, TN (BNA) will usually cost between $783 to $1918 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $858. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1908. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1050 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1192 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CTU to BNA flight.

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

CTU to BNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CTU to BNA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chengdu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BNA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CTU. 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 $602 (37%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1085. Return trip prices are from the BNA to CTU 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 CTU to BNA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CTU to BNA

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 CTU to BNA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CTU > LAX > BNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $832
  • Average savings: $361 (30.24%)

See CTU to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CTU > JFK > BNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $936
  • Average savings: $256 (21.48%)

See CTU to LAX flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (CTU > YVR > BNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $997
  • Average savings: $195 (16.36%)

See CTU to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CTU to BNA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nashville International Airport to Shuangliu Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7777 miles or 12516 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CTU to BNA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CTU to BNA flight is about 14 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Chengdu and Nashville, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from CTU to BNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCTU
Origination airport nameShuangliu Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBNA
Destination airport nameNashville International Airport
CityNashville, TN
Countrythe United States


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