The cheapest times to fly from PVG to FRA are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • October 15th to January 14th

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 FRA is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1065 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $542 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $558 to $853 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $554. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $888. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $334 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $628 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to FRA flight.

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

PVG to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to FRA 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 $0.07, 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 $72 (10%) 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 $632. Return trip prices are from the FRA 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 FRA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 53 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 FRA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 5.25% less expensive than FRA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to DUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 43 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5502 miles or 8855 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to FRA flight is about 10 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 104 available flights from PVG to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePVG
Origination airport namePudong Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeFRA
Destination airport nameFrankfurt Main Airport


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