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Flights to Qingdao (TAO) FAQ

  • What are some travel guidelines for Qingdao during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Qingdao, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.
  • What is the average flight ticket price from United States to Qingdao?

    The average ticket price to Qingdao is US$166. Please use this price as a reference only.
  • How long is the flight to Qingdao?

    • Approx. 1 hour 36 minutes to fly from Shanghai to Qingdao.
    • Approx. 1 hour 31 minutes to fly from Beijing to Qingdao.
    • Approx. 1 hour 22 minutes to fly from Wuxi to Qingdao.
    • Approx. 3 hours 22 minutes to fly from Guangzhou to Qingdao.
  • How can I book cheaper tickets?

    You can book cheaper flights in the following ways:
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  • What is the most popular month to visit Qingdao?

    Understanding peak and off travel seasons to Qingdao can help you arrange your travel plans accordingly. The most popular month to visit Qingdao is May. The average price of flight tickets to Qingdao in May is US$157.
  • When are flight tickets to Qingdao the cheapest?

    Flight tickets to Qingdao are the cheapest in November compared to other months, the average price is US$2,142.
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Qingdao?

    • The distance from Qingdao Liuting International Airport to downtown is about 22km, by taxi about 40 minutes.
  • Which popular airlines have flights to Qingdao?

    Popular airlines with flights to Qingdao: Shandong Airlines , China Eastern Airlines , and Air Seoul .
  • What are some popular attractions in Qingdao?

    Qingdao has many attractions to offer: (1km from downtown) (1km from downtown) (1km from downtown) are the most popular attractions closest to downtown.
  • What are some popular hotels in Qingdao?

Flights to Qingdao (TAO)

Qingdao is a beautiful coastal city, located in the southeast part of Shandong Province, China. Qingdao city is famous around the world for two things; one is for producing mellow Tsingtao Beer and another is boasting the largest bathing beach in Asia. Two sides of the city are edged by the Yellow Sea that creates a charming seascape and attracts millions of visitors each year. Wonderful beaches, calming sound of nature and amusing European style architecture will allow you to enjoy your leisure life away from the disturbing and noisy city life. 

The tourism sector plays an important role in enhancing the beauty of this city. Time to time they put the effort into sponsoring and organizing cultural events and festivals like Beach Culture Festival, International Beer Festival, International Sea Festival, Summer of Qingdao Festival and Sea Affection Festival. Being a part of such festivals will allow you to taste the local culture in the most efficient way. Being a part of a local event of a city and enjoying everything like locals is a memory for a lifetime. 

Tip: Qingdao is a coastal city, so pack your stuff according to that. Also do not forget to pack a pair of sturdy shoes as the city offers many trekking trails.

History of Qingdao

Qingdao, the port city of China is now one of the leading centers of Naval power, industry and sea trade. Qingdao is considered as a newcomer in Chinese history. Until 1914, the city was under German control. The European influence over the port city for so long is the reason for the transformation of the Chinese fishing village into a modern city. 

During World War I, Germany was unable to keep a further hold on the city and they lost the city to Japan in 1914. In 1922, the unit of control of the city was reverted to the Republic of China. Finally, in 1949, the Chinese Rule was established over the city and it became part of the People's Republic of China.

From the European architectures, you can also see the influence of the colonial past in this city. Once an event of the history and remnants of the past is now used for the glorification of the city and all these colonial architecture and remains adds beauty to this seaside city. 

Tip: Save all the emergency numbers (police, ambulance, fire) on your phone before leaving for Qingdao city. 

Fly into Qingdao

Qingdao Liuting International Airport is the main airport, considered as an air hub of Qingdao and East China. The airport is serving since August 5, 1982. The airport is very well equipped with modern features and facilities for the convenience of passengers like a parking lot, free luggage carts, public telephones, clinics, restaurants, and coffee houses. 

The most frequent and well-known airlines connecting the city with the home as well as foreign destinations are China Eastern Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Qingdao Airlines, and Shandong Airlines. These airlines provide connecting as well as a direct flight to Qingdao from Singapore, Hong Kong, Busan, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Frankfurt, Beijing, Guangzhou, Tokyo, Los Angeles, and a lot more cities of the world.  

If you are taking a flight to Qingdao from the cities of India, the USA, Japan, Australia, France, London and many more other regions of the world, the only option is to take connecting flights with one or more than two stops in between. 

Tip: You can enjoy a 144-hour visa-free stay in Qingdao as the city has implemented a visa-free transit policy of 144 hours for the citizens of some countries and regions. 

The best mode of transportation in Qingdao

The airport is located about 31 km away from the city center. From the airport, you can easily access the airport shuttle, tourism bus, local bus, intercity bus or taxi to reach your destination. All the transportation options are easily available outside the airport terminal. 

Qingdao is very well equipped with a modern metro network. It offers good local busses that cover almost all the regions of the city. The frequency of the bus and metro are quite high, so if you want to explore the city via public transit system, you can rely on these. The city has a good system for taxis also.  For further exploring the city and nearby attractions through land and water, the city has long-distance buses, ferry boats, sightseeing boats, and ships.

Tip: The temperature is not very hot even in summers, so it is advised to keep a pair of long sleeve clothes with you. 

Don't miss these attractions in Qingdao:

Your trip to Qingdao will be considered incomplete if you do not hop on these attractions of the city. Keep scrolling and note down these places so you do not miss out on them.

Little Qingdao Isle: It is a very small island, shaped like an ancient violin. On the Isle, there is a white lighthouse that was built by the German. This place is considered as a beautiful escape from the city and worth strolling. 

Zhanqiao Pier: Zhanqiao Pier is the symbol of Qingdao. It was built in 1891 and then it was the first wharf at Qingdao. A 440-meter long strip, sided by the bustling water stretches into the sea is worth taking a walk. In the end, an octagonal pagoda built in a distinctive Chinese style will showcase you the beautiful view of the sea. 

Badaguan Scenic Area: If you are fond of exploring different architecture styles, then you must visit Eight Passes. Here you will find old villas of distinctive architecture and styles. This area embraces architectural styles from more than 20 countries including French, German, English, Japanese, American, Russian and many more.

Tsingdao Beer Museum: Tsingdao Beer has a 100-year-old history and this place showcases all about Tsingdao Beer from the past to the present. This place has a great collection of brewing machinery and past packaging of Qingdao beer. 

Mount Lao: Want to see the view of a mountain meets the sea? Then you must head towards Mount Lao as it meets the East China Sea. Here you can enjoy the bird's eye view of the mountain, roaring waterfalls, temples, and cliffs. 

Tip: If you want to explore the true colors of the culture and tradition of the Qingdao then you must try to be a part of the cultural festival that city sponsors every year. 

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