The cheapest times to fly from PVG to MEM are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 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 MEM is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1711 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $768 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Memphis

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Memphis, TN (MEM) will usually cost between $813 to $1566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $835. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1652. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $818 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1043 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to MEM flight.

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

PVG to MEM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to MEM 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 $0.09, 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 $114 (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 $1031. Return trip prices are from the MEM 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 MEM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 20 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 MEM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field Airport (LIT) in Little Rock, AR

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from MEM
  • Usually 1.58% less expensive than MEM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVG to LIT flights


Flight Hacking PVG to MEM

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 MEM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PVG > LAX > MEM)

  • Price for both tickets: $731
  • Average savings: $312 (29.91%)

See PVG to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (PVG > LGA > MEM)

  • Price for both tickets: $889
  • Average savings: $154 (14.77%)

See PVG to LAX flights

Hack #3: Baltimore, MD (PVG > BWI > MEM)

  • Price for both tickets: $893
  • Average savings: $150 (14.38%)

See PVG to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7418 miles or 11938 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to MEM flight is about 14 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Memphis, TN?

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


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 MEM
Destination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90


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