The cheapest times to fly from SEA to TNA are

  • February 5th to May 13th
  • 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 SEA to TNA is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $5851 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $669 for Sunday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Jinan

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Jinan (TNA) will usually cost between $669 to $1968 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 $703. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2935. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2232 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $906 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to TNA flight.

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

SEA to TNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to TNA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday 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 $323 (25%) 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 $961. Return trip prices are from the TNA to SEA 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 SEA to TNA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SEA to TNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dongying Shengli Airport (DOY) in Shandong

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from TNA
  • Usually 16.34% less expensive than TNA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to DOY flights


Flight Hacking SEA to TNA

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 SEA to TNA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SEA > LAX > TNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $814
  • Average savings: $92 (10.15%)

See SEA to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SEA to TNA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, Korean Air, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Yaoqiang Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5551 miles or 8933 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SEA to TNA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to TNA flight is about 10 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Jinan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from SEA to TNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSEA
Origination airport nameSeattle/Tacoma International Airport
CitySeattle, WA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeTNA
Destination airport nameYaoqiang Airport


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