The cheapest times to fly from WDS to CTU are

  • October 15th to July 22nd

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 WDS to CTU is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $694 for Wednesday flights during early October, or as low as $675 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Chengdu

Flying from Shiyan (WDS) to Chengdu (CTU) will usually cost between $675 to $694 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $675. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $694. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $19 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $694 can be considered a good price for a round-trip WDS to CTU flight.

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

WDS to CTU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the WDS to CTU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shiyan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $5 (1%) 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 $683. Return trip prices are from the CTU to WDS 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 WDS to CTU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 46 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking WDS to CTU

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 WDS to CTU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Wuhan (WDS > WUH > CTU)

  • Price for both tickets: $674
  • Average savings: $21 (2.95%)

See WDS to WUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from WDS to CTU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Express, China Southern, CUA, Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shuangliu Airport to Shiyan Wudangshan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 433 miles or 697 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from WDS to CTU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop WDS to CTU flight is about 1 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Shiyan and Chengdu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from WDS to CTU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code WDS
Origination airport name Shiyan Wudangshan Airport
City Shiyan
Country China
Latitude 32.6
Longitude 110.9

Return Airport

Destination code CTU
Destination airport name Shuangliu Airport
City Chengdu
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 103.9


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