The cheapest times to fly from PVD to TAO are

  • January 22nd to April 29th (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, and October 22nd)

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 PVD to TAO is early September. Prices can be as high as $2717 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $884 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Qingdao

Flying from Providence, RI (PVD) to Qingdao (TAO) will usually cost between $1007 to $1918 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1007. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2080. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1073 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1131 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVD to TAO flight.

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

PVD to TAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVD to TAO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Providence. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. 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 $230 (17%) 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 $1199. Return trip prices are from the TAO to PVD 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 PVD to TAO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PVD to TAO

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 PVD to TAO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PVD > LAX > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1012
  • Average savings: $120 (10.57%)

See PVD to LAX flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (PVD > PVG > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1030
  • Average savings: $101 (8.93%)

See PVD to PVG flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (PVD > SFO > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1080
  • Average savings: $51 (4.51%)

See PVD to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PVD to TAO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Liuting Airport to Theodore Francis Green State Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6996 miles or 11259 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PVD to TAO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVD to TAO flight is about 13 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Providence, RI and Qingdao?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PVD
Origination airport name Theodore Francis Green State Airport
City Providence, RI
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -71.4

Return Airport

Destination code TAO
Destination airport name Liuting Airport
City Qingdao
Country China
Latitude 36.3
Longitude 120.4


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