The cheapest times to fly from ORD to PVG are
- January 22nd to April 15th
- August 27th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)
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 ORD to PVG is early September. Prices can be as high as $1384 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $450 for Wednesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Shanghai
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $528 to $1113 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $547. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1184. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $637 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $674 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to PVG flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to PVG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. 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 $105 (13%) 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 $686. Return trip prices are from the PVG to ORD 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 ORD to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to PVG? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, 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, Shanghai Airlines, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7042 miles or 11333 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to PVG?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to PVG flight is about 13 hour 39 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Shanghai?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from ORD to PVG.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Pudong Airport|
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