The cheapest times to fly from CIH to PVG are

  • February 5th to July 29th
  • October 22nd to December 31st

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 CIH to PVG is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $981 for Saturday flights during late January, or as low as $749 for Friday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Changzhi (CIH) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $899 to $981 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 $917. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $960. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $43 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $952 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CIH to PVG flight.

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

CIH to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CIH to PVG flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Changzhi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.97, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday 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 $39 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $889. Return trip prices are from the PVG to CIH 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 CIH 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 5 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Wuhan (CIH > WUH > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $919
  • Average savings: $33 (3.47%)

See CIH to WUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Juneyao Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 609 miles or 980 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CIH to PVG flight is about 2 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Changzhi and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from CIH to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCIH
Origination airport nameChangzhi Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePVG
Destination airport namePudong Airport


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