The cheapest times to fly from PVG to CKG are

  • May 21st to September 9th
  • October 8th to December 23rd

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 CKG is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $559 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $358 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Chongqing

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Chongqing (CKG) will usually cost between $421 to $559 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $379. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $536. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $157 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $501 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to CKG flight.

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

PVG to CKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to CKG 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CKG, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Chongqing, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3 (1%) 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 $487. Return trip prices are from the CKG 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 CKG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 37 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 CKG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Wanxian Airport (WXN) in Wanxian

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from CKG
  • Usually 7.89% less expensive than CKG
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to WXN flights


Flight Hacking PVG to CKG

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 CKG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (PVG > DMK > CKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $443
  • Average savings: $58 (11.59%)

See PVG to DMK flights

Hack #2: Macau (PVG > MFM > CKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $494
  • Average savings: $7 (1.4%)

See PVG to MFM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, Asiana, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, Donghai Airlines, EVA Air, Fuzhou Airlines, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, THAI, Thai Lion Mentari, Tianjin Airlines, Uni Airways, West Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jiangbei Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 906 miles or 1458 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to CKG flight is about 2 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Chongqing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from PVG to CKG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePVG
Origination airport namePudong Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCKG
Destination airport nameJiangbei Airport


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