The cheapest times to fly from PVG to SEA are

  • January 29th to April 15th
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • October 8th to December 31st (except the weeks of December 3rd and December 10th)

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 SEA is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1344 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $478 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Seattle

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Seattle, WA (SEA) will usually cost between $517 to $1084 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $522. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1138. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $616 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $607 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to SEA flight.

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

PVG to SEA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to SEA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SEA, 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 $96 (13%) 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 $637. Return trip prices are from the SEA 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 SEA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5708 miles or 9186 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to SEA flight is about 11 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Seattle, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from PVG to SEA.


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 SEA
Destination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3


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