The cheapest times to fly from DLC to PVG are

  • October 8th to July 29th

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 DLC to PVG is mid October. Prices can be as high as $342 for Tuesday flights during early October, or as low as $241 for Saturday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Dalian (DLC) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $279 to $342 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $250. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $342. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $92 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $338 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DLC to PVG flight.

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

DLC to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DLC to PVG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dalian. 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 depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays 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 $1 (0%) 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 $332. Return trip prices are from the PVG to DLC 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 DLC to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 57 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 DLC to PVG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nantong Xingdong Airport (NTG) in Jiangsu

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 8.15% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See DLC to NTG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Chengdu Airlines, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, CUA, Donghai Airlines, Fuzhou Airlines, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, JAL, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Uni Airways, West Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 540 miles or 869 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DLC to PVG flight is about 1 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Dalian and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from DLC to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DLC
Origination airport name Zhoushuizi Airport
City Dalian
Country China
Latitude 39
Longitude 121.5

Return Airport

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


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