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BOS — TAO
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
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Flights to Qingdao in 2024

Find the latest flights to Qingdao in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 936,534 searches and data was last updated on 1 March 2024.

Popular in

February

Cheapest in

November

Average price

£1,100

Return from

£405

One-way from

£281
High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average for return flights in February 2024
From London to Qingdao Jiaodong Intl
One-way flight from London to Qingdao Jiaodong Intl (TAO)

Average price of flights to Qingdao by month

Plan your trip to Qingdao by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Qingdao is currently £0 while a return flight costs £0. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Qingdao (average of £0). Flying to Qingdao in July will prove the most costly (average of £1,176). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

Qingdao has a mild monsoon climate, and in terms of weather, the best months for travel are between March and November as in these months you can enjoy the great outdoors, especially the mountains and the beach. August is the hottest month, and as it coincides with school holidays, flights during this peak period are likely to be more expensive. If you visit Qingdao in winter, why not stay for Chinese New Year to experience this exciting festival with all of its colours, feasts, and beautiful parades and music?

Temperature and rainfall in Qingdao by month

Plan your trip to Qingdao by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

TAO

Temperature

0 - 25 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Qingdao, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, August is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 25.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 0.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to Qingdao?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Qingdao. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight to Qingdao may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 37 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly to Qingdao?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Qingdao. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Qingdao should consider flying on Tuesday mornings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Monday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Qingdao

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Qingdao. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Qingdao. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Shenzhen Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines and China Eastern to Qingdao. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.9
Good
432 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.9

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

7.9
Good
432 reviews
7.9
Good
432 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.9

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

7.8
Good
1,335 reviews
7.9
Good
432 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.9

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

7.8
Good
1,766 reviews
7.9
Good
432 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.9

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

7.3
Good
798 reviews
7.9
Good
432 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.9

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

7.1
Good
657 reviews
7.9
Good
432 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.9

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

City overview

Located on China’s beautiful easterly coastline, Qingdao is the perfect blend of urban excitement and natural beauty. One of the city’s most important landmarks is Zhan Bridge, which makes for a very atmospheric stroll. Huiquan Bathing Place in Huiguan Bay is arguably the most popular bathing spot in the city, thanks to its clean, soft sand, clear water, and gentle waves that make it ideal for swimming. The Golden Sand Beach, with its lovely warm waters, is another great place to visit. Head down to Badaguan Scenic Area to see elegant gardens and a unique mishmash of foreign villas and other attractions. Mount Laoshan, which towers over the city, is renowned as the birthplace of Taoism in China. There are several hiking trails around the mountain, so you can choose one to suit your schedule and hiking ability, and enjoy superb views over Qingdao. Climbing to the peak of the mountain is a very exhilarating experience, and it takes between two and three days to get to the summit of the mountain and back down again. The city has so many wonderful restaurants to explore, and it is particularly famous for its local, traditionally cooked, clams.

Getting around Qingdao

Most locals and visitors in Qingdao use public buses as their preferred means of transport. This is because the city is quite hilly, making walking, or using bikes or motorbikes, impractical. There is a very good public bus network in the city, and this is complimented by special tour buses that will take you to key sights (along with an informative guide on hand to answer questions), and long distance coaches to other cities. Ships, sea and river ferries taxis, and the railway are other methods of transport available in the city.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Getting to the town centre from Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO) is very easy as there are 5 different shuttle buses that you can take to get to various destinations in the city. The journey is around 14 miles (23 km). You can also hire a car, or take a taxi, to make this journey. Many car hire companies will enable you to book your vehicle online before you travel, and will have it ready for you to pick up when your flight arrives at the airport.

What does TAO mean?

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl Airport is TAO. This code is created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use IATA codes to identify the departing or arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Qingdao?

Travelers will need to book flights to Qingdao Jiaodong Intl (TAO) if they wish to fly to Qingdao. The Qingdao airport is 25.7 mi from the city center.

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