The cheapest times to fly from LCX to PVG are

  • February 26th to March 25th
  • July 16th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 31st

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 LCX to PVG is mid December. Prices can be as high as $1555 for Saturday flights during early to mid January, or as low as $901 for Thursday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Longyan (LCX) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $901 to $1383 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $901. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid January, with an average price of $1401. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $500 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1069 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCX to PVG flight.

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

LCX to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCX to PVG flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Longyan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.37, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVG, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into LCX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Longyan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $16 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1062. Return trip prices are from the PVG to LCX 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 LCX 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 51 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Guilin (LCX > KWL > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $796
  • Average savings: $273 (25.54%)

See LCX to KWL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: China Airlines, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Juneyao Airlines, Lucky Air, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Longyan Guanzhishan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 486 miles or 782 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCX to PVG flight is about 1 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Longyan and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from LCX to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCX
Origination airport name Longyan Guanzhishan Airport
City Longyan
Country China
Latitude 25.7
Longitude 116.7

Return Airport

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


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