The cheapest times to fly from TYS to WUH are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of January 22nd and January 29th)
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • 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 TYS to WUH is early September. Prices can be as high as $3332 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1183 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Wuhan

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Wuhan (WUH) will usually cost between $1216 to $2243 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1183. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2237. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1054 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1420 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to WUH flight.

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

TYS to WUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to WUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. 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 Monday the cheapest day to fly back into TYS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Wuhan, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Knoxville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $239 (14%) 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 $1446. Return trip prices are from the WUH to TYS 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 TYS 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 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TYS 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 TYS to WUH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $393 (27.64%)

See TYS to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $328 (23.06%)

See TYS to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1113
  • Average savings: $308 (21.65%)

See TYS to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TYS 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 McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7685 miles or 12368 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to WUH flight is about 14 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Wuhan?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TYS
Origination airport name McGhee Tyson Airport
City Knoxville, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35.8
Longitude -84

Return Airport

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


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