The cheapest times to fly from PVG to SBA are
- January 29th to April 22nd
- October 8th to December 2nd
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 SBA is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1527 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $515 for Tuesday flights around mid November.
When to Fly to Santa Barbara
Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) will usually cost between $515 to $1033 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 $516. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1213. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $697 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $646 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to SBA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PVG to SBA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PVG to SBA 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 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 $140 (17%) 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 $650. Return trip prices are from the SBA 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 SBA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 29 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 SBA while comparing.
- 88 miles (142 km) away from SBA
- Usually 32.82% less expensive than SBA
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PVG to SBA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to Pudong Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6388 miles or 10280 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PVG to SBA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to SBA flight is about 12 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Shanghai and Santa Barbara, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from PVG to SBA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Pudong Airport|
|Destination airport name||Santa Barbara Municipal Airport|
|City||Santa Barbara, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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