The cheapest times to fly from YIW to TAO are

  • July 16th to March 25th (except the week of October 15th)

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 YIW to TAO is early August. Prices can be as high as $995 for Thursday flights during mid October, or as low as $649 for Wednesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Qingdao

Flying from Yiwu (YIW) to Qingdao (TAO) will usually cost between $649 to $890 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $711. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $811. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $784 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YIW to TAO flight.

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

YIW to TAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YIW to TAO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Yiwu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.02, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $39 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $748. Return trip prices are from the TAO to YIW 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 YIW to TAO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 51 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Zhengzhou (YIW > CGO > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $587
  • Average savings: $197 (25.13%)

See YIW to CGO flights

Hack #2: Taipei (YIW > TPE > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $643
  • Average savings: $141 (17.98%)

See YIW to TPE flights

Hack #3: Singapore (YIW > SIN > TAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $691
  • Average savings: $93 (11.86%)

See YIW to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Shenzhen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 479 miles or 771 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YIW to TAO flight is about 1 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Yiwu and Qingdao?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from YIW to TAO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YIW
Origination airport name Yiwu Airport
City Yiwu
Country China
Latitude 29.3
Longitude 120

Return Airport

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


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