The cheapest times to fly from LPF to PVG are

  • July 16th to October 21st

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 LPF to PVG is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1286 for Tuesday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1172 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Liupanshui (LPF) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $1187 to $1286 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 $1177. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $1228. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $51 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LPF to PVG flight.

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

LPF to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LPF to PVG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Liupanshui. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.71, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays 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 $98 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1186. Return trip prices are from the PVG to LPF 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 LPF 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 54 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 LPF to PVG while comparing.

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

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 59.82% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See LPF to HGH flights


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

Hack #1: Xi’an (LPF > XIY > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $774
  • Average savings: $446 (36.57%)

See LPF to XIY flights

Hack #2: Hangzhou (LPF > HGH > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $891
  • Average savings: $329 (26.94%)

See LPF to HGH flights

Hack #3: Zhengzhou (LPF > CGO > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $912
  • Average savings: $308 (25.22%)

See LPF to CGO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Liupanshui Yuezhao Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1063 miles or 1711 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LPF to PVG flight is about 2 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Liupanshui and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from LPF to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LPF
Origination airport name Liupanshui Yuezhao Airport
City Liupanshui
Country China
Latitude 26.6
Longitude 105

Return Airport

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


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