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Cheapest Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai (LAX to PVG)

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai (LAX to PVG)

Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get from LAX to PVG as quickly as possible?
Answer : United Airlines can get you there in 13 hours and 50 minutes. For example, if you were to leave Los Angeles at 12:45 PM PDT, you would arrive in Shanghai at 6:35 PM CST (remember, there is a time change of 16 hours).

Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : Apr 2nd has seen bookings (as of Mar 20th) as cheap as $495. That comes in 12% below the average price for this route. Saving on booking fees means you'll have more cash in your hand for the trip.

Question : Are you paying the cheapest or highest price for your ticket to Shanghai?
Answer : Ranging from $481 to $826, prices for LAX to PVG fluctuate a lot less than the majority of routes from the United States. However, the sooner you book, the more you'll be able to save.

Question : If punctuality is required for you to book a flight, which airline is your best bet?
Answer : Air China holds the best record for flights from LAX to PVG with an 88% on-time rate. If they are delayed for some reason, expect it to be a 32-minute delay, as that’s the average.

Question : How many days should you spend in Shanghai?
Answer : Over the next two months, travelers from LAX to PVG are planning on staying for 25 days on average.

Question : Would you be willing to change your travel days if it saved you money?
Answer : The cheapest day to fly in April is Sunday. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.

Question : Who struggles with getting their passengers to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) on time?
Answer : 83% of flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) are late. If you should choose this airline, be sure to track the flight status to stay on top of the departure time.

Question : What are the chances this flight will be delayed?
Answer : The Los Angeles to Shanghai route has a 60% on-time rate, ranking in the bottom 25% of the world in getting their passengers to their destinations on schedule. If a flight is delayed, though, expect an average of 62 minutes added to your flight time.

Question : In terms of overall promptness, how does LAX to PVG rank compared to the rest of the world?
Answer : The best measurement of overall promptness combines both on-time percentage and total delay minutes. LAX to PVG currently has 1 star out of 5, earning it one of the lower scores in the world.

Question : How many departure times from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) are there on a daily basis?
Answer : It does differ by the day, but on average, you can expect five different choices of flight times when you book. That is the same number of options as the average route departing the United States.

Question : From Los Angeles to Shanghai, which day of the week is going to have the most flight times?
Answer : The day with the most departure times for this route is Saturday with six options. The day of the week with the fewest number of times is Friday with five options.

Question : What's the expected flight time for LAX to PVG?
Answer : When flying from LAX to PVG, it will take 14 hours and seven minutes on average.