The cheapest times to fly from DXB to PVG are

  • May 14th to September 16th (except the weeks of July 23rd and August 27th)
  • October 8th to December 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 DXB to PVG is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $751 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $371 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $465 to $682 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $447. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $694. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $247 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $540 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to PVG flight.

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

DXB to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $31 (5%) 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 $548. Return trip prices are from the PVG to DXB 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 DXB to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Manila (DXB > MNL > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $530
  • Average savings: $10 (1.76%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air India, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Royal Brunei, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4005 miles or 6445 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to PVG flight is about 8 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Shanghai?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

Return Airport

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


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