The cheapest times to fly from ATL to PVG are

  • January 29th to April 15th
  • August 27th 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 ATL to PVG is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1667 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $627 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $646 to $1445 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $664. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1466. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $801 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $948 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to PVG flight.

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

ATL to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to PVG flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $161 (15%) 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 $933. Return trip prices are from the PVG to ATL 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 ATL to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 44 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to PVG

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 ATL to PVG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (ATL > MCO > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $817
  • Average savings: $132 (13.87%)

See ATL to MCO flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (ATL > BOS > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $830
  • Average savings: $118 (12.45%)

See ATL to BOS flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (ATL > DEN > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $835
  • Average savings: $114 (11.97%)

See ATL to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Ravn Alaska, Shanghai Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7644 miles or 12302 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to PVG flight is about 14 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from ATL to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

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


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