The cheapest times to fly from DLC to HDG are

  • April 2nd to September 23rd
  • October 8th to October 21st

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 DLC to HDG is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $2529 for Thursday flights during mid March, or as low as $803 for Sunday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Handan

Flying from Dalian (DLC) to Handan (HDG) will usually cost between $1031 to $2361 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $1105. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $1613. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $508 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1110 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DLC to HDG flight.

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

DLC to HDG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DLC to HDG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dalian. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.63, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $434 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1094. Return trip prices are from the HDG to DLC 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 DLC to HDG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DLC to HDG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Zhengding Airport (SJW) in Shijiazhuang

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from HDG
  • Usually 75.77% less expensive than HDG
  • Nonstop flights available

See DLC to SJW flights

Destination alternative #2: Xinzheng Airport (CGO) in Zhengzhou

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from HDG
  • Usually 74.41% less expensive than HDG
  • Nonstop flights available

See DLC to CGO flights

Destination alternative #3: Wusu Airport (TYN) in Taiyuan

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from HDG
  • Usually 48.78% less expensive than HDG
  • Nonstop flights available

See DLC to TYN flights

Destination alternative #4: Jining Qufu Airport (JNG) in Jining

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from HDG
  • Usually 48.15% less expensive than HDG
  • Nonstop flights available

See DLC to JNG flights


Flight Hacking DLC to HDG

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 DLC to HDG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guangzhou (DLC > CAN > HDG)

  • Price for both tickets: $961
  • Average savings: $149 (13.42%)

See DLC to CAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: China Eastern, China Express, China Southern, Donghai Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Handan Airport to Zhoushuizi Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 423 miles or 681 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DLC to HDG flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Dalian and Handan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from DLC to HDG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DLC
Origination airport name Zhoushuizi Airport
City Dalian
Country China
Latitude 39
Longitude 121.5

Return Airport

Destination code HDG
Destination airport name Handan Airport
City Handan
Country China
Latitude 36.5
Longitude 114.4


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