The cheapest times to fly from ICN to PVG are

  • February 5th to April 1st
  • June 11th to June 24th
  • October 8th to January 7th

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 ICN to PVG is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $323 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $174 for Tuesday flights around early to mid December.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Seoul (ICN) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $174 to $284 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $174. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $293. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $216 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ICN to PVG flight.

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

ICN to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ICN to PVG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Seoul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $14 (5%) 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 $211. Return trip prices are from the PVG to ICN 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 ICN to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 54 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ICN to PVG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EASTAR JET, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Jeju Air, Korean Air, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, S7, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, THAI, Tianjin Airlines, Uni Airways, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Incheon International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 511 miles or 822 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ICN to PVG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ICN to PVG flight is about 1 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Seoul and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from ICN to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ICN
Origination airport name Incheon International Airport
City Seoul
Country South Korea
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 126.4

Return Airport

Destination code PVG
Destination airport name Pudong Airport
City Shanghai
Country China
Latitude 31.1
Longitude 121.8


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