The cheapest times to fly from PVG to HNA are

  • February 12th to March 11th
  • March 26th to June 24th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 7th)
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 29th to January 14th (except the weeks of November 26th, December 17th, and December 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 HNA is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $2043 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1003 for Tuesday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Hanamaki

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Hanamaki (HNA) will usually cost between $1024 to $1534 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1033. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1555. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $522 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1100 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to HNA flight.

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

PVG to HNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to HNA 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 $0.56, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HNA, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Hanamaki, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $91 (6%) 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 $1127. Return trip prices are from the HNA 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 HNA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 12 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 HNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sendai Airport (SDJ) in Sendai

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from HNA
  • Usually 55.50% less expensive than HNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to SDJ flights

Destination alternative #2: Niigata Airport (KIJ) in Niigata

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from HNA
  • Usually 53.27% less expensive than HNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to KIJ flights


Flight Hacking PVG to HNA

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 HNA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (PVG > ITM > HNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $720
  • Average savings: $380 (34.55%)

See PVG to FUK flights

Hack #2: Fukuoka (PVG > FUK > HNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $763
  • Average savings: $337 (30.64%)

See PVG to ITM flights

Hack #3: Sapporo (PVG > CTS > HNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $790
  • Average savings: $310 (28.18%)

See PVG to CTS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Hawaiian, JAL, Shanghai Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1228 miles or 1976 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to HNA flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Hanamaki?

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


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 HNA
Destination airport name Hanamaki Airport
City Hanamaki
Country Japan
Latitude 39.4
Longitude 141.1


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