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The cheapest times to fly from PVG to LAX are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)
  • December 17th 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 LAX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1143 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $305 for Monday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $309 to $803 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $308. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $939. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $631 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $434 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to LAX flight.

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

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PVG to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.04, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $89 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $464. Return trip prices are from the LAX to PVG flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PVG to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6471 miles or 10414 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to LAX flight is about 12 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 97 available flights from PVG to LAX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codePVG
Origination airport namePudong Airport
CityShanghai
CountryChina
Latitude31.1
Longitude121.8

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

 

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