The cheapest times to fly from BAV to PVG are

  • October 15th 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 BAV to PVG is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $491 for Wednesday flights during early October, or as low as $479 for Sunday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Baotou (BAV) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $479 to $491 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 $479. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $491. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $12 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $491 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BAV to PVG flight.

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

BAV to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BAV to PVG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Baotou. 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

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Baotou. 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 Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $485. Return trip prices are from the PVG to BAV 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 BAV 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 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Donghai Airlines, Fuzhou Airlines, Hainan, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Spring, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 925 miles or 1489 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BAV to PVG flight is about 2 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Baotou and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from BAV to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BAV
Origination airport name Baotou Airport
City Baotou
Country China
Latitude 40.6
Longitude 110

Return Airport

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


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