The cheapest times to fly from IAD to PVG are
- January 15th to April 29th
- October 15th to December 9th
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 IAD to PVG is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1417 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $542 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.
When to Fly to Shanghai
Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $545 to $1082 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $595. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1164. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $569 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $715 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to PVG flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAD to PVG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAD to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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. 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 $112 (13%) 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 $711. Return trip prices are from the PVG to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAD to PVG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAD to PVG? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 35 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7437 miles or 11969 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAD to PVG?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to PVG flight is about 14 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Shanghai?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 100 available flights from IAD to PVG.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Washington Dulles International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Pudong Airport|
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