The cheapest times to fly from LED to CTU are

  • February 5th to February 25th
  • March 12th to April 22nd (except the week of March 19th)
  • May 28th to July 1st (except the week of June 11th)
  • August 20th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 29th, November 5th, November 19th, and December 3rd)

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 LED to CTU is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2192 for Monday flights during late December, or as low as $482 for Friday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Chengdu

Flying from St. Petersburg (LED) to Chengdu (CTU) will usually cost between $533 to $1679 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $766. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1086. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $320 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $926 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LED to CTU flight.

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

LED to CTU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LED to CTU flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Saint Petersburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $641 (47%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $653. Return trip prices are from the CTU to LED 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 LED to CTU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 56 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LED 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 LED to CTU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (LED > SVO > CTU)

  • Price for both tickets: $612
  • Average savings: $315 (33.96%)

See LED to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (LED > CDG > CTU)

  • Price for both tickets: $739
  • Average savings: $187 (20.19%)

See LED to SVO flights

Hack #3: London (LED > LHR > CTU)

  • Price for both tickets: $813
  • Average savings: $113 (12.2%)

See LED to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, Alitalia, China Eastern, China Southern, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, KLM, Lucky Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shuangliu Airport to Pulkovo Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3859 miles or 6210 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LED to CTU flight is about 7 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Petersburg and Chengdu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from LED to CTU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LED
Origination airport name Pulkovo Airport
City St. Petersburg
Country Russia
Latitude 59.8
Longitude 30.3

Return Airport

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


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