The cheapest times to fly from DOY to TPA are

  • August 27th to October 21st (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 17th)

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 DOY to TPA is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2305 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $834 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Shandong (DOY) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $840 to $2084 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $964. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1853. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $889 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1521 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DOY to TPA flight.

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

DOY to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DOY to TPA flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dongying. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TPA, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into DOY. Saturdays 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 $2559 (57%) 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 $834. Return trip prices are from the TPA to DOY 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 DOY to TPA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 51 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from DOY to TPA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 1.64% less expensive than TPA
  • 2-layover flights available

See DOY to MCO flights


Flight Hacking DOY to TPA

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 DOY to TPA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (DOY > BOS > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $960
  • Average savings: $562 (36.92%)

See DOY to PHL flights

Hack #2: Philadelphia, PA (DOY > PHL > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1016
  • Average savings: $505 (33.2%)

See DOY to BOS flights

Hack #3: Beijing (DOY > PEK > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1073
  • Average savings: $448 (29.45%)

See DOY to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DOY to TPA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, China Southern, Delta, Frontier, Hainan, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Dongying Shengli Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7704 miles or 12398 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DOY to TPA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DOY to TPA flight is about 14 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Shandong and Tampa, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DOY to TPA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DOY
Origination airport name Dongying Shengli Airport
City Shandong
Country China
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 118.8

Return Airport

Destination code TPA
Destination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5


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