The cheapest times to fly from SLC to PVG are

  • February 12th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 SLC to PVG is early September. Prices can be as high as $1550 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $525 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $563 to $1229 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $622. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1277. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $655 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $833 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to PVG flight.

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

SLC to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SLC. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $139 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $789. Return trip prices are from the PVG to SLC 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 SLC 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 12 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLC 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 SLC to PVG — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $695
  • Average savings: $138 (16.58%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (SLC > LAS > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $707
  • Average savings: $126 (15.14%)

See SLC to LAS flights

Hack #3: San Diego, CA (SLC > SAN > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $717
  • Average savings: $116 (13.87%)

See SLC to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6396 miles or 10293 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to PVG flight is about 12 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from SLC to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code PVG
Destination airport name Pudong Airport
City Shanghai
Country China
Latitude 31.1
Longitude 121.8


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