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Find The Best Dates To Fly from Pudong Intl. to San Francisco Intl.

Amazing PVG to SFO Flight Deals

The cheapest flights to San Francisco Intl. found within the past 7 days were $883 round trip and $681 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flight Schedule for PVG to SFO

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FAQs about flights from Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)

Can I catch a flight from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) right now?

For any present San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) quarantine requirements and travel advice, visit the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Look before you book your flight, so you don't get caught up.

Are there direct flights from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to San Francisco Airport?

You'll need to be prepared for a stopover when jetting from PVG to San Francisco Airport. No direct flights are on offer on this route, however Delta, Lufthansa and China Airlines will get you to San Francisco as fast as possible.

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 San Francisco Airport, please visit our Customer Service Portal.

How long is the flight from Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)?

Feel welcome to get out of your seat and wander around during your flight from Shanghai to San Francisco. You'll be traveling for around 17 hours and 38 minutes, so exercising your body will help keep you comfortable during this long-haul journey.

What is the flight distance from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)?

The flight distance from Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) to SFO is 9,010 mi. Neck pillow? Check. Compression socks? Double check. Be sure to pack all your carry-on basics for this long-haul flight.

What airlines fly from Shanghai Pudong Airport to San Francisco Airport?

There are no airlines currently offering direct flights between Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) and San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO). Save time and avoid irritating layovers by exploring the most efficient routes in advance.

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 United Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta 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 2020. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Sunday, as data shows the end of the week 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 2020, 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 2020 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 2 weeks to 2 months prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2020 saved nearly 40% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.


Traveling From Pudong Intl.
Traveling To San Francisco Intl.
Shortest Flight Time 13 hours 30 mins
Earliest Departure Time 8:10PM CST
Latest Departure Time 8:10PM CST
Lowest Flight Price $883

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to San Francisco International Airport

6,263.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on PVG to SFO Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
China Eastern Airlines
De Havilland Canada DHC-8 Dash 8 all models
Canadair Regional Jet 700
Canadair Regional Jet 900

Discover our best flights from Shanghai PVG to San Francisco SFO. 

With 20 airlines to choose from on Travelocity, you can easily find the best option for you. Use our filters to sort by price, compare airlines, and find the most convenient flight times. 


Find our best return flights from Shanghai PVG to San Francisco SFO at the right price  

Airfares to San Francisco SFO from Shanghai PVG currently cost between $883 and $1,355. 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. 


Book one-way flights from Shanghai PVG to San Francisco SFO 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Shanghai PVG to San Francisco SFO on Travelocity starting at $681. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Get to San Francisco SFO from Shanghai PVG quicker with direct flights. 

Get to San Francisco faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to SFO from PVG to take around 13 hour(s) 30 min(s).  


Find our cheapest airfares for flights from Shanghai PVG to San Francisco SFO

Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to SFO from PVG. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  


Get our best airfare deals for your flight from Shanghai PVG to San Francisco SFO today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, February is usually the cheapest month to fly from Shanghai PVG to San Francisco SFO. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 


Book flexible airline tickets for flights to San Francisco SFO from Shanghai PVG 

Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to SFO from PVG have this option.  


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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.