The cheapest times to fly from XFN to PVG are

  • March 26th to August 26th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 XFN to PVG is mid October. Prices can be as high as $829 for Friday flights during early October, or as low as $647 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Xiangfan (XFN) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $742 to $829 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $740. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $829. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $90 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $817 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XFN to PVG flight.

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

XFN to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XFN to PVG flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Xiangyang. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.9, which is above 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 $20 (2%) 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 $790. Return trip prices are from the PVG to XFN 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 XFN to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 60 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 XFN to PVG while comparing.

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

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from PVG
  • Usually 7.16% less expensive than PVG
  • Nonstop flights available

See XFN to HGH flights


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

Hack #1: Xiamen (XFN > XMN > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $53 (6.43%)

See XFN to XMN flights

Hack #2: Beijing (XFN > PEK > PVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $52 (6.36%)

See XFN to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Yangtze River Express, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to Xiangyang Liuji Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 563 miles or 906 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XFN to PVG flight is about 1 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Xiangfan and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from XFN to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code XFN
Origination airport name Xiangyang Liuji Airport
City Xiangfan
Country China
Latitude 32.2
Longitude 112.3

Return Airport

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


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