Question : How many days should you spend in Istanbul?
Answer : The average time spent in Istanbul by travelers from Shanghai is eight days.
Question : Is price more important than specific travel days for you?
Answer : The lowest-cost day to fly in May is Saturday. Flexibility is paramount when booking travel plans in order to keep travel costs down.
Question : If you’re booking PVG to IST, how many different options of departure times do you have?
Answer : Each day is different, but on average, you can expect to see only one available departure time. The average route departing China currently has four different flight times per day, so expect fewer choices than you're used to.
Question : Is this route your best bet for getting to Istanbul with minimal delays?
Answer : PVG to IST currently scores 0 out of a possible 5 stars in promptness. This score combines both the number of delayed flights and total delay minutes. With 0 stars, you should feel rather worried about getting to Istanbul on time.
Question : Is there another local airport that can get you to Istanbul?
Answer : Departing from Shanghai Pudong International Airport is not the only way to get to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Try searching for flights from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) as well. Over the next two months, flights from SHA to IST are being booked 37% cheaper than flights from PVG to IST. Being only 28 miles away, it's easily accessible for most.
Question : When traveling to Istanbul from Shanghai, how long will you be in the air?
Answer : When flying from PVG to IST, it will take 11 hours and 55 minutes on average.
Question : What is the shortest flight from PVG to IST?
Answer : The shortest direct flight is 11 hours and 55 minutes via Turkish Airlines. If you catch the 11:15 PM CST departure, you'll arrive at 6:10 AM +03 (remember, there is a five-hour time change).