The cheapest times to fly from TPA to PVG are

  • January 29th to April 29th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 27th 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 TPA to PVG is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1602 for Saturday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $639 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $704 to $1395 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 $680. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1431. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $750 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $851 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to PVG flight.

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

TPA to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (13%) 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 $866. Return trip prices are from the PVG to TPA 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 TPA 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 28 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Raleigh/Durham, NC (TPA > RDU > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $820
  • Average savings: $31 (3.64%)

See TPA to RDU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8048 miles or 12952 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to PVG flight is about 15 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from TPA to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

Return Airport

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


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