The cheapest times to fly from PVG to BTR are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to November 25th (except the week of September 24th)
  • December 17th to December 31st

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 BTR is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1414 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $708 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Baton Rouge

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) will usually cost between $708 to $1346 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $735. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1350. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $615 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $835 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to BTR flight.

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

PVG to BTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to BTR 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 fly to BTR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. 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 $106 (8%) 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 $883. Return trip prices are from the BTR 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 BTR 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 46 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 BTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 0.84% less expensive than BTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to MSY flights

Destination alternative #2: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 0.78% less expensive than BTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to JAN flights


Flight Hacking PVG to BTR

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 BTR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PVG > LAX > BTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $769
  • Average savings: $66 (7.91%)

See PVG to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Ethiopian, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7657 miles or 12323 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to BTR flight is about 14 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Baton Rouge, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from PVG to BTR.


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 BTR
Destination airport name Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
City Baton Rouge, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -91.2


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