The cheapest times to fly from SCE to CSX are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the week of February 26th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 SCE to CSX is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $2554 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $854 for Tuesday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Changsha

Flying from State College, PA (SCE) to Changsha (CSX) will usually cost between $854 to $2014 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $854. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2121. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1267 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1249 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCE to CSX flight.

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

SCE to CSX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCE to CSX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from State College. 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 $238 (18%) 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 $1093. Return trip prices are from the CSX to SCE 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 SCE to CSX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCE to CSX

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 SCE to CSX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SCE > LAX > CSX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1021
  • Average savings: $228 (18.25%)

See SCE to LAX flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (SCE > SEA > CSX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1088
  • Average savings: $161 (12.89%)

See SCE to SEA flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SCE > SFO > CSX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1173
  • Average savings: $77 (6.12%)

See SCE to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCE to CSX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Huanghua Airport to University Park Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7613 miles or 12252 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCE to CSX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCE to CSX flight is about 14 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between State College, PA and Changsha?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from SCE to CSX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCE
Origination airport name University Park Airport
City State College, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -77.8

Return Airport

Destination code CSX
Destination airport name Huanghua Airport
City Changsha
Country China
Latitude 28.2
Longitude 113.2


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