The cheapest times to fly from MKE to DOY are

  • July 16th to August 5th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • September 10th to October 21st (except the week of September 24th)

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 MKE to DOY is early October. Prices can be as high as $4541 for Thursday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1013 for Sunday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Dongying

Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Shandong (DOY) will usually cost between $1207 to $4315 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1712. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3557. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1845 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2460 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to DOY flight.

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

MKE to DOY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKE to DOY flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Milwaukee. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DOY, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MKE. 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 $2039 (51%) 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 $1921. Return trip prices are from the DOY to MKE 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 MKE to DOY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MKE 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 MKE to DOY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (MKE > SEA > DOY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1030
  • Average savings: $1430 (58.13%)

See MKE to SEA flights

Hack #2: Portland, OR (MKE > PDX > DOY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1348
  • Average savings: $1113 (45.22%)

See MKE to PDX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1363
  • Average savings: $1098 (44.61%)

See MKE to TPA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Southern, Delta, Frontier, Hainan, KLM, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6629 miles or 10668 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to DOY flight is about 12 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Shandong?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from MKE to DOY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MKE
Origination airport name General Mitchell International Airport
City Milwaukee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -87.9

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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