The cheapest times to fly from BCN to PVG are

  • April 16th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 23rd and May 7th)
  • October 22nd to April 1st (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, January 15th, and January 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 BCN to PVG is early March. Prices can be as high as $951 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $417 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Barcelona (BCN) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $418 to $747 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $426. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $785. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $360 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $541 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BCN to PVG flight.

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

BCN to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BCN to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Barcelona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVG, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BCN. 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 $84 (12%) 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 $505. Return trip prices are from the PVG to BCN 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 BCN to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 1 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking BCN 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 BCN to PVG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nice (BCN > NCE > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $504
  • Average savings: $37 (6.75%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, Emirates, Etihad, Eurowings, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, Lufthansa, Luxair, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6128 miles or 9862 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BCN to PVG flight is about 12 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Barcelona and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 96 available flights from BCN to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBCN
Origination airport nameBarcelona Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePVG
Destination airport namePudong Airport


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