The cheapest times to fly from PVG to ITM are

  • February 12th to April 15th (except the weeks of March 19th and March 26th)
  • May 21st to July 8th (except the week of June 18th)
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 22nd to January 14th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and January 1st)

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 PVG to ITM is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1617 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Osaka

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Osaka (ITM) will usually cost between $346 to $789 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $348. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $978. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $631 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $430 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to ITM flight.

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

PVG to ITM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to ITM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ITM, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. Saturdays 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 $47 (8%) 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 $451. Return trip prices are from the ITM to PVG 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 PVG to ITM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from PVG to ITM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from ITM
  • Usually 13.60% less expensive than ITM
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to KIX flights

Destination alternative #2: Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO) in Nagoya

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from ITM
  • Usually 12.09% less expensive than ITM
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to NGO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Asiana, China Southern, JAL, Philippine Airlines, S7, Shanghai Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 829 miles or 1334 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to ITM flight is about 2 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Osaka?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from PVG to ITM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ITM
Destination airport name Osaka International Airport
City Osaka
Country Japan
Latitude 34.8
Longitude 135.4


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