The cheapest times to fly from SWA to PVG are

  • October 8th to July 29th

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 SWA to PVG is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $336 for Thursday flights during late September, or as low as $326 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $326 to $336 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $326. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $336. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $10 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to PVG flight.

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

SWA to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to PVG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $0 (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 $331. Return trip prices are from the PVG to SWA 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 SWA to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 5 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, West Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 616 miles or 991 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to PVG flight is about 2 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from SWA to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWA
Origination airport nameWaisha Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePVG
Destination airport namePudong Airport


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