The cheapest times to fly from TUL to TAO are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • May 14th to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • October 22nd 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 TUL to TAO is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $4053 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $818 for Friday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Qingdao

Flying from Tulsa, OK (TUL) to Qingdao (TAO) will usually cost between $959 to $2596 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 $1003. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2535. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1532 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1368 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TUL to TAO flight.

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

TUL to TAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TUL to TAO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Tulsa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TAO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into TUL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Qingdao, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Tulsa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $225 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1385. Return trip prices are from the TAO to TUL 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 TUL to TAO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $913
  • Average savings: $455 (33.24%)

See TUL to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (TUL > SFO > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1101
  • Average savings: $267 (19.49%)

See TUL to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1110
  • Average savings: $258 (18.87%)

See TUL to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Liuting Airport to Tulsa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6915 miles or 11129 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TUL to TAO flight is about 13 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Tulsa, OK and Qingdao?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from TUL to TAO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TUL
Origination airport name Tulsa International Airport
City Tulsa, OK
Country the United States
Latitude 36.2
Longitude -95.9

Return Airport

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


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