The cheapest times to fly from PVG to XMN are

  • May 14th to December 9th

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 XMN is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $408 for Monday flights during early May, or as low as $371 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Xiamen

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Xiamen (XMN) will usually cost between $379 to $408 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $375. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $408. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $33 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $404 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to XMN flight.

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

PVG to XMN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to XMN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to XMN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Xiamen, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $397. Return trip prices are from the XMN 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 XMN 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.


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 a nonstop flight from PVG to XMN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Waisha Airport (SWA) in Shantou

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from XMN
  • Usually 17.97% less expensive than XMN
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to SWA flights


Flight Hacking PVG to XMN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PVG to XMN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (PVG > HKG > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $373
  • Average savings: $31 (7.56%)

See PVG to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, ANA, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, CUA, EVA Air, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, JAL, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Philippine Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, THAI, Tianjin Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, West Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gaoqi Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 508 miles or 818 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Shanghai and Xiamen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from PVG to XMN.


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 XMN
Destination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1


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