The cheapest times to fly from PVG to ORD are
- January 29th to April 22nd
- September 10th to December 31st (except the weeks of September 24th and December 10th)
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 ORD is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1423 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $478 for Tuesday flights around mid October.
When to Fly to Chicago
Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $540 to $1228 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $532. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1310. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $778 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $679 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to ORD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PVG to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PVG to ORD 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 $0.06, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. 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 $105 (13%) 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 $699. Return trip prices are from the ORD 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 ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking PVG to ORD
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 ORD — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $653
- Average savings: $27 (3.9%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PVG to ORD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Pudong Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7042 miles or 11333 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PVG to ORD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to ORD flight is about 13 hour 39 minutes.
How many flights go between Shanghai and Chicago, IL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 105 available flights from PVG to ORD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Pudong Airport|
|Destination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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