The cheapest times to fly from RSW to PVG are

  • January 15th to April 29th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 17th 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 RSW to PVG is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2601 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $668 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $782 to $1719 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 $804. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1836. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1032 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1218 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to PVG flight.

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

RSW to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to PVG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Fridays 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 $94 (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 $1154. Return trip prices are from the PVG to RSW 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 RSW to PVG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RSW to PVG

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 RSW to PVG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (RSW > BOS > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $867
  • Average savings: $352 (28.86%)

See RSW to BOS flights

Hack #2: Philadelphia, PA (RSW > PHL > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $889
  • Average savings: $330 (27.05%)

See RSW to PHL flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (RSW > LAX > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $317 (26.03%)

See RSW to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8158 miles or 13129 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to PVG flight is about 15 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from RSW to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRSW
Origination airport nameSouthwest Florida International Airport
CityFort Myers, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePVG
Destination airport namePudong Airport


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