The cheapest times to fly from PVG to ELM are

  • January 29th to April 29th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)

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 ELM is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2202 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $754 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Elmira

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Elmira/Corning, NY (ELM) will usually cost between $761 to $1576 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $794. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1580. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $785 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $941 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to ELM flight.

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

PVG to ELM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to ELM flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. 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 $237 (17%) 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 $927. Return trip prices are from the ELM 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 ELM 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 0 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 ELM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 9.67% less expensive than ELM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to SYR flights

Destination alternative #2: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 9.56% less expensive than ELM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to BUF flights

Destination alternative #3: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 9.46% less expensive than ELM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to ABE flights

Destination alternative #4: University Park Airport (SCE) in State College, PA

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 8.82% less expensive than ELM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to SCE flights

Destination alternative #5: Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 8.08% less expensive than ELM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to AVP flights

Destination alternative #6: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ELM
  • Usually 8.71% less expensive than ELM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to MDT flights


Flight Hacking PVG to ELM

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 ELM — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $884
  • Average savings: $57 (6.06%)

See PVG to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Elmira/Corning Regional Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7233 miles or 11640 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to ELM flight is about 14 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Elmira/Corning, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from PVG to ELM.


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 ELM
Destination airport name Elmira/Corning Regional Airport
City Elmira/Corning, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -76.9


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