The cheapest times to fly from SVA to TAO are

  • January 29th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 5th and March 5th)
  • August 6th to January 7th (except the weeks of August 20th and August 27th)

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 SVA to TAO is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $9064 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $5049 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Qingdao

Flying from Savoonga, AK (SVA) to Qingdao (TAO) will usually cost between $5113 to $7550 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $5100. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $7400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2300 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6154 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SVA to TAO flight.

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

SVA to TAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SVA to TAO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Savoonga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.13, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TAO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SVA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Qingdao, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Savoonga. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $787 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6005. Return trip prices are from the TAO to SVA 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 SVA to TAO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 4 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SVA 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 SVA to TAO — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1975
  • Average savings: $4179 (67.91%)

See SVA to LAX flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (SVA > SEA > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1988
  • Average savings: $4166 (67.7%)

See SVA to SEA flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (SVA > YVR > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $2090
  • Average savings: $4064 (66.04%)

See SVA to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, Ravn Alaska, Shandong, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Liuting Airport to Savoonga Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3377 miles or 5435 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SVA to TAO flight is about 7 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Savoonga, AK and Qingdao?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from SVA to TAO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SVA
Origination airport name Savoonga Airport
City Savoonga, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 63.7
Longitude -170.5

Return Airport

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


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