The cheapest times to fly from DEL to PVG are

  • July 30th to October 28th (except the week of October 1st)
  • December 10th to April 15th (except the weeks of December 17th, January 15th, January 29th, and April 2nd)

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 DEL to PVG is late September. Prices can be as high as $701 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $313 for Thursday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Delhi (DEL) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $352 to $599 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $359. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $632. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $273 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $464 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEL to PVG flight.

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

DEL to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEL to PVG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New Delhi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVG, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into DEL. 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 $49 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $428. Return trip prices are from the PVG to DEL 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 DEL to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air India, AirAsia X, ANA, Asiana, Biman, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, IndiGo, JAL, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, NokScoot, Qatar Airways, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, Spring, SriLankan, THAI, Thai Lion Mentari, Virgin Australia, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Indira Gandhi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2666 miles or 4291 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEL to PVG flight is about 5 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Delhi and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from DEL to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEL
Origination airport name Indira Gandhi International Airport
City Delhi
Country India
Latitude 28.6
Longitude 77.1

Return Airport

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


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