The cheapest times to fly from STL to PVG are

  • January 15th to April 29th
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the week of 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 STL to PVG is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1519 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $450 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $498 to $1214 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $505. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1246. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $741 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $625 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to PVG flight.

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

STL to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into STL. Saturdays 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 $117 (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 $654. Return trip prices are from the PVG to STL 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 STL 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 13 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Ethiopian, EVA Air, Finnair, Frontier, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7182 miles or 11558 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to PVG flight is about 13 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 99 available flights from STL to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code STL
Origination airport name St Louis Lambert International Airport
City St. Louis, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -90.4

Return Airport

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


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