The cheapest times to fly from IAH to DOY are

  • mid October

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 IAH to DOY is mid October. Prices can be as high as $4676 for Monday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $814 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Dongying

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Shandong (DOY) will usually cost between $814 to $4676 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 $1406. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $4676. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3270 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1885 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to DOY flight.

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

IAH to DOY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to DOY flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Dongying, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3674 (79%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $814. Return trip prices are from the DOY to IAH 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 IAH to DOY 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 5 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 IAH to DOY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Yaoqiang Airport (TNA) in Jinan

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from DOY
  • Usually 35.12% less expensive than DOY
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to TNA flights

Destination alternative #2: Liuting Airport (TAO) in Qingdao

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from DOY
  • Usually 22.86% less expensive than DOY
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to TAO flights


Flight Hacking IAH to DOY

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 IAH to DOY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (IAH > PEK > DOY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1001
  • Average savings: $884 (46.9%)

See IAH to PEK flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (IAH > SEA > DOY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1066
  • Average savings: $819 (43.45%)

See IAH to SEA flights

Hack #3: Tampa, FL (IAH > TPA > DOY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1330
  • Average savings: $556 (29.47%)

See IAH to TPA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, JetBlue, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dongying Shengli Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7276 miles or 11710 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to DOY flight is about 14 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Shandong?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from IAH to DOY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IAH
Origination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3

Return Airport

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


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