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The cheapest times to fly from PVG to ALB are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)

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 PVG to ALB is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1442 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $461 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $468 to $1194 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $486. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1211. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $726 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $768 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to ALB flight.

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

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PVG to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to ALB flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $149 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $717. Return trip prices are from the ALB to PVG flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PVG to ALB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 0 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from PVG to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 25.65% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to BOS flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 16.41% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 15.30% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to JFK flights

Destination alternative #4: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 8.59% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to EWR flights

Destination alternative #5: Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, VT

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 7.03% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to BTV flights

Destination alternative #6: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 6.12% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to BDL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Albany International Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7235 miles or 11644 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to ALB flight is about 14 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from PVG to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codePVG
Origination airport namePudong Airport
CityShanghai
CountryChina
Latitude31.1
Longitude121.8

Return Airport

Destination codeALB
Destination airport nameAlbany International Airport
CityAlbany, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.7
Longitude-73.8

 

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