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The cheapest times to fly from CAN to PVG are

  • May 14th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 23rd

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 CAN to PVG is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $483 for Friday flights during early October, or as low as $244 for Saturday flights around early to mid August.

 

When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $348 to $483 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $284. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $483. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $199 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $473 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to PVG flight.

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

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CAN to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to PVG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CAN. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Guangzhou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $6 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $440. Return trip prices are from the PVG to CAN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CAN 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 20 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 CAN to PVG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xiaoshan Airport (HGH) in Hangzhou

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 31.50% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAN to HGH flights

Destination alternative #2: Lishe Airport (NGB) in Ningbo

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 21.46% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAN to NGB flights

Destination alternative #3: Shuofang Airport (WUX) in Wuxi

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 19.98% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAN to WUX flights

Destination alternative #4: Nantong Xingdong Airport (NTG) in Jiangsu

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 12.37% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAN to NTG flights

Destination alternative #5: Benniu Airport (CZX) in Changzhou

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 10.15% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAN to CZX flights

 

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

Hack #1: Manila (CAN > MNL > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $389
  • Average savings: $84 (17.76%)

See CAN to MNL flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (CAN > DMK > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $398
  • Average savings: $75 (15.86%)

See CAN to DMK flights

Hack #3: Kuala Lumpur (CAN > KUL > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $432
  • Average savings: $42 (8.77%)

See CAN to KUL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: 9 Air, Air China, American, ANA, Asiana, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, Chengdu Airlines, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, CUA, EVA Air, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, JAL, Juneyao Airlines, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Kunming Airlines, Lao Airlines, Lucky Air, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, THAI, Thai Lion Mentari, Tianjin Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, West Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Baiyun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 747 miles or 1202 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to PVG flight is about 2 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from CAN to PVG.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code CAN
Origination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3

Return Airport

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

 

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