The cheapest times to fly from PVG to ATH are

  • January 1st to January 14th
  • February 5th to May 20th (except the week of April 16th)
  • October 22nd 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 PVG to ATH is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $993 for Saturday flights during late January, or as low as $567 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $568 to $701 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 $570. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $888. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $319 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $609 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to ATH flight.

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

PVG to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to ATH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than 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 fly to ATH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Athens, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $30 (5%) 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 $597. Return trip prices are from the ATH to PVG 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 PVG to ATH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5316 miles or 8555 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to ATH flight is about 10 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from PVG to ATH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ATH
Destination airport name Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
City Athens
Country Greece
Latitude 37.9
Longitude 23.9


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