The cheapest times to fly from PVG to SYD are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • August 13th to September 23rd
  • 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 SYD is early November. Prices can be as high as $961 for Sunday flights during late January, or as low as $380 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $432 to $736 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 $438. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $890. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $452 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $533 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to SYD flight.

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

PVG to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to SYD 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sydney, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $72 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $520. Return trip prices are from the SYD 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 SYD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, AirAsia X, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Korean Air, LATAM, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Royal Brunei, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4887 miles or 7865 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to SYD flight is about 9 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from PVG to SYD.


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 SYD
Destination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2


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