The cheapest times to fly from SPN to PVG are

  • March 12th to July 29th (except the week of July 9th)
  • August 27th to October 14th

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 SPN to PVG is late March. Prices can be as high as $3739 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $890 for Monday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Saipan, MP (SPN) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $1314 to $3257 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1555. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2869. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1314 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2159 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SPN to PVG flight.

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

SPN to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SPN to PVG flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Saipan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.72, which is above 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 SPN. Sundays 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 $616 (22%) 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 $1551. Return trip prices are from the PVG to SPN 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 SPN to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 21 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SPN to PVG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xiaoshan Airport (HGH) in Hangzhou

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 7.64% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See SPN to HGH flights


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

Hack #1: Busan (SPN > PUS > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $535
  • Average savings: $1625 (75.24%)

See SPN to PUS flights

Hack #2: Manila (SPN > MNL > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $707
  • Average savings: $1452 (67.25%)

See SPN to MNL flights

Hack #3: Osaka (SPN > KIX > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $983
  • Average savings: $1177 (54.49%)

See SPN to KIX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Asiana, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Francisco C. Ada Saipan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1873 miles or 3014 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SPN to PVG flight is about 4 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Saipan, MP and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from SPN to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSPN
Origination airport nameFrancisco C. Ada Saipan International Airport
CitySaipan, MP
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePVG
Destination airport namePudong Airport


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.