The cheapest times to fly from PVG to NRT are
- February 12th to April 22nd
- August 27th to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
- October 8th 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 NRT is early November. Prices can be as high as $850 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $291 for Tuesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Tokyo
Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Tokyo (NRT) will usually cost between $319 to $620 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $318. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $756. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $438 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $399 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to NRT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PVG to NRT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PVG to NRT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is 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 to Tokyo, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $34 (8%) 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 $402. Return trip prices are from the NRT to PVG flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PVG to NRT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 59 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 NRT while comparing.
- 37 miles (60 km) away from NRT
- Usually 7.27% less expensive than NRT
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PVG to NRT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, Air Seoul, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EASTAR JET, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, JAL, Jeju Air, Jetstar, Jin Air, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, S7, Scoot, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Thai Lion Mentari, Tigerair Taiwan, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Narita International Airport to Pudong Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1116 miles or 1796 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PVG to NRT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to NRT flight is about 2 hour 59 minutes.
How many flights go between Shanghai and Tokyo?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from PVG to NRT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Pudong Airport|
|Destination airport name||Narita International Airport|
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