The cheapest times to fly from PVG to GMP are

  • February 5th to February 25th
  • July 23rd 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 GMP is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $2367 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $410 for Friday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Seoul

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Seoul (GMP) will usually cost between $450 to $2138 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 $484. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1623. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1139 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 GMP flight.

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

PVG to GMP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to GMP 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 $0.98, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GMP, 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 $329 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $737. Return trip prices are from the GMP 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 GMP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 56 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 GMP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul

  • 20 miles (32 km) away from GMP
  • Usually 70.48% less expensive than GMP
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to ICN flights


Flight Hacking PVG to GMP

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 GMP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Busan (PVG > PUS > GMP)

  • Price for both tickets: $395
  • Average savings: $441 (52.75%)

See PVG to CJU flights

Hack #2: Jeju (PVG > CJU > GMP)

  • Price for both tickets: $527
  • Average savings: $308 (36.89%)

See PVG to PUS flights

Hack #3: Taipei (PVG > TSA > GMP)

  • Price for both tickets: $601
  • Average savings: $234 (28.02%)

See PVG to TSA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, China Southern, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, Jin Air, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gimpo International Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 527 miles or 848 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to GMP flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Seoul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from PVG to GMP.


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 GMP
Destination airport name Gimpo International Airport
City Seoul
Country South Korea
Latitude 37.6
Longitude 126.8


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