The cheapest times to fly from CHO to PVG are

  • January 1st to May 6th
  • October 29th 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 CHO to PVG is late April. Prices can be as high as $2169 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1256 for Tuesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Charlottesville, VA (CHO) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $1256 to $1805 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $1256. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1866. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $610 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1430 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHO to PVG flight.

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

CHO to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHO to PVG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Charlottesville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Charlottesville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $106 (7%) 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 $1431. Return trip prices are from the PVG to CHO 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 CHO to PVG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (CHO > BOS > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $851
  • Average savings: $579 (40.49%)

See CHO to BOS flights

Hack #2: Raleigh/Durham, NC (CHO > RDU > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $864
  • Average savings: $567 (39.62%)

See CHO to RDU flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (CHO > LGA > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $882
  • Average savings: $549 (38.36%)

See CHO to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Delta, KLM, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Charlottesville Albemarle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7474 miles or 12028 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHO to PVG flight is about 14 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlottesville, VA and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from CHO to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CHO
Origination airport name Charlottesville Albemarle Airport
City Charlottesville, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.1
Longitude -78.5

Return Airport

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


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