The cheapest times to fly from INC 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 INC to PVG is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $587 for Thursday flights during late September, or as low as $566 for Monday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Yinchuan (INC) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $571 to $587 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $571. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $587. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $16 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $579 can be considered a good price for a round-trip INC to PVG flight.

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

INC to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the INC to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Yinchuan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVG, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into INC. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Yinchuan. 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 Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $578. Return trip prices are from the PVG to INC 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 INC 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 47 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 INC to PVG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xiaoshan Airport (HGH) in Hangzhou

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 10.71% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See INC to HGH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, CUA, Donghai Airlines, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1003 miles or 1614 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop INC to PVG flight is about 2 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Yinchuan and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from INC to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code INC
Origination airport name Hedong Airport
City Yinchuan
Country China
Latitude 38.3
Longitude 106.4

Return Airport

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


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