The cheapest times to fly from DAT to PVG are

  • July 16th 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 DAT to PVG is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2025 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $717 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Datong (DAT) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $763 to $1910 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $857. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1905. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1047 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1082 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAT to PVG flight.

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

DAT to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAT to PVG flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Datong. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.86, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $464 (32%) 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 $1003. Return trip prices are from the PVG to DAT 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 DAT 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 23 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Beijing (DAT > PEK > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $435 (40.16%)

See DAT to PEK flights

Hack #2: Qingdao (DAT > TAO > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1070
  • Average savings: $12 (1.11%)

See DAT to TAO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DAT 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, Kunming Airlines, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 779 miles or 1254 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAT to PVG flight is about 2 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Datong and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from DAT to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DAT
Origination airport name Datong Airport
City Datong
Country China
Latitude 40.1
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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