The cheapest times to fly from TUS to DLC are

  • February 12th to May 6th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 17th)

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 TUS to DLC is late March. Prices can be as high as $1982 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $797 for Tuesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Dalian

Flying from Tucson, AZ (TUS) to Dalian (DLC) will usually cost between $911 to $1693 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $910. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1768. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $857 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 TUS to DLC flight.

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

TUS to DLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TUS to DLC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Tucson. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 to Dalian, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Tucson. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $262 (19%) 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 $1213. Return trip prices are from the DLC to TUS 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 TUS to DLC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TUS to DLC

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 TUS to DLC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (TUS > LAX > DLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $837
  • Average savings: $479 (36.39%)

See TUS to LAX flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (TUS > SEA > DLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $982
  • Average savings: $333 (25.32%)

See TUS to SEA flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (TUS > SFO > DLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1101
  • Average savings: $214 (16.27%)

See TUS to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TUS to DLC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zhoushuizi Airport to Tucson International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6481 miles or 10430 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TUS to DLC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TUS to DLC flight is about 12 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Tucson, AZ and Dalian?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from TUS to DLC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TUS
Origination airport name Tucson International Airport
City Tucson, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 32.1
Longitude -110.9

Return Airport

Destination code DLC
Destination airport name Zhoushuizi Airport
City Dalian
Country China
Latitude 39
Longitude 121.5


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