The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PVG are
- February 19th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
- August 20th 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 LAX to PVG is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1062 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $339 for Monday flights around mid October.
When to Fly to Shanghai
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $347 to $819 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 $350. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $846. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $496 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $524 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PVG flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to PVG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday 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 $89 (14%) 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 $508. Return trip prices are from the PVG to LAX 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 LAX to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to PVG? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6471 miles or 10414 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to PVG?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PVG flight is about 12 hour 38 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Shanghai?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 100 available flights from LAX to PVG.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Pudong Airport|
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