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The cheapest flights to Pudong Intl. found within the past 7 days were $1,029 round trip and $663 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flight Schedule for LAX to PVG

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Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from LAX to Shanghai Pudong International Airport right now?
It’s always prudent to find out about any travel advice reports and quarantine requirements in effect in your destination city. Make sure you visit the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for up-to-date information on catching a flight to PVG.
Are there direct flights from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport?
Make a note of your connecting gate, because there are no direct flights on the LAX to Shanghai Pudong Airport route. Air China, Shenzhen Airlines and EVA Air are some airlines that will take you to China with only one stopover.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG), please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from LAX to Shanghai Pudong Airport?
The flight from LAX to PVG takes on average about 18 hours and 54 minutes. You’ll have ample opportunity to get some shut-eye during this long-haul flight, but remember to take a proper neck pillow if you really want to get comfortable.
What is the flight distance from LAX to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG)?
From Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG), the flight distance is 6,500 mi. It’s a lengthy ride, so be sure to bring all the carry-on basics. A pair of compression socks and a sweater are good items to start with.
What airlines fly from LAX to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG)?
Unfortunately, you won’t find any airlines that fly direct from LAX to Shanghai Pudong International Airport. But don’t let that small detail stop you. Use any stopover as an opportunity to have a shop, check out the local food and drink and potentially find the next city you want to get to know better.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines or Shanghai Airlines you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.


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Route Info

Flight path for flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

6,508.00 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from LAX to PVG

Airline Carrier
Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737 all pax models
Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737-800 pax
Delta Air Lines
Embraer RJ135 / RJ140 / RJ145

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Airfares to Shanghai PVG from Los Angeles LAX currently cost between $1,029 and $2,386. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.