The cheapest times to fly from PVG to ATL are

  • February 5th to June 10th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 23rd)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 ATL is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1735 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $615 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $627 to $1456 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $658. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1497. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $840 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $867 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to ATL flight.

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

PVG to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to ATL 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

Wednesday 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 $161 (15%) 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 $846. Return trip prices are from the ATL 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 ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 44 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 PVG to ATL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ATL
  • Usually 5.88% less expensive than ATL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to AGS flights


Flight Hacking PVG to ATL

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 PVG to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PVG > BOS > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $760
  • Average savings: $107 (12.34%)

See PVG to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (PVG > LAX > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $762
  • Average savings: $106 (12.17%)

See PVG to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (PVG > LGA > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $840
  • Average savings: $27 (3.11%)

See PVG to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Frontier, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7644 miles or 12302 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to ATL flight is about 14 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 115 available flights from PVG to ATL.


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 ATL
Destination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4


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