The cheapest times to fly from HIA to CTU are

  • May 14th 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 HIA to CTU is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1283 for Sunday flights during early October, or as low as $741 for Saturday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Chengdu

Flying from Huai’an (HIA) to Chengdu (CTU) will usually cost between $789 to $1283 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $799. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $1283. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $484 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1248 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HIA to CTU flight.

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

HIA to CTU Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $41 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1119. Return trip prices are from the CTU to HIA 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 HIA to CTU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HIA to CTU

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 HIA to CTU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tianjin (HIA > TSN > CTU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1006
  • Average savings: $242 (19.39%)

See HIA to TSN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Express, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Qingdao Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shuangliu Airport to Huai’an Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7411 miles or 11927 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HIA to CTU flight is about 14 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Huai’an and Chengdu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from HIA to CTU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HIA
Origination airport name Huai’an Airport
City Huai’an
Country China
Latitude 33.8
Longitude 119.1

Return Airport

Destination code CTU
Destination airport name Shuangliu Airport
City Chengdu
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 103.9


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