The cheapest times to fly from PVG to LIN are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • April 30th to May 27th
  • October 29th to January 14th (except the week of January 1st)

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 LIN is late May. Prices can be as high as $2332 for Friday flights during mid October, or as low as $481 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Milan

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Milan (LIN) will usually cost between $533 to $1106 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $2332. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1851 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $634 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to LIN flight.

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

PVG to LIN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to LIN 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Milan, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $69 (9%) 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 $655. Return trip prices are from the LIN 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 LIN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 11 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 LIN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 2.29% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #2: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 1.18% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVG to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, TAROM, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Milano Linate Airport to Pudong Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5667 miles or 9120 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to LIN flight is about 11 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Milan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from PVG to LIN.


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 LIN
Destination airport name Milano Linate Airport
City Milan
Country Italy
Latitude 45.4
Longitude 9.3


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