The cheapest times to fly from PVG to TUS are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 24th and October 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 TUS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1408 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $461 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Tucson

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Tucson, AZ (TUS) will usually cost between $493 to $1170 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $506. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1201. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $695 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $695 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to TUS flight.

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

PVG to TUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to TUS 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 to Tucson, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $180 (14%) 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 $694. Return trip prices are from the TUS 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 TUS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PVG to TUS

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 TUS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $611
  • Average savings: $85 (12.16%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6869 miles or 11055 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to TUS flight is about 13 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Tucson, AZ?

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


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 TUS
Destination airport name Tucson International Airport
City Tucson, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 32.1
Longitude -110.9


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