The cheapest times to fly from PVG to CEB are

  • May 14th to July 22nd (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of September 24th and 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 PVG to CEB is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $747 for Sunday flights during late January, or as low as $63 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Cebu City

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Lapu-Lapu City (CEB) will usually cost between $191 to $497 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $251. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $619. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $368 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to CEB flight.

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

PVG to CEB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to CEB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Sundays 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 $119 (28%) 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 $300. Return trip prices are from the CEB 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 CEB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 35 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 CEB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kalibo International Airport (KLO) in Kalibo

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from CEB
  • Usually 19.22% less expensive than CEB
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to KLO flights


Flight Hacking PVG to CEB

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 CEB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (PVG > MNL > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $271
  • Average savings: $63 (18.77%)

See PVG to KLO flights

Hack #2: Kalibo (PVG > KLO > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $311
  • Average savings: $23 (6.76%)

See PVG to MNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Jin Air, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Lucky Air, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Mactan-Cebu International Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1446 miles or 2327 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to CEB flight is about 3 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Lapu-Lapu City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from PVG to CEB.


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 CEB
Destination airport name Mactan-Cebu International Airport
City Lapu-Lapu City
Country the Philippines
Latitude 10.3
Longitude 124


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