The cheapest times to fly from SDF to WUH are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of January 22nd and January 29th)
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 SDF to WUH is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $3114 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1006 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Wuhan

Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Wuhan (WUH) will usually cost between $1006 to $1874 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1006. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2049. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1043 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1315 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to WUH flight.

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

SDF to WUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDF to WUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Louisville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WUH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SDF. 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 $221 (15%) 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 $1283. Return trip prices are from the WUH to SDF 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 SDF to WUH 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 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SDF to WUH

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 SDF to WUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SDF > LAX > WUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $912
  • Average savings: $404 (30.68%)

See SDF to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SDF > JFK > WUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1102
  • Average savings: $214 (16.24%)

See SDF to JFK flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (SDF > YVR > WUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1103
  • Average savings: $212 (16.12%)

See SDF to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SDF to WUH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tianhe Airport to Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7500 miles or 12070 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SDF to WUH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to WUH flight is about 14 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Wuhan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SDF to WUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SDF
Origination airport name Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport
City Louisville, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38.2
Longitude -85.7

Return Airport

Destination code WUH
Destination airport name Tianhe Airport
City Wuhan
Country China
Latitude 30.8
Longitude 114.2


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