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Cheapest Flights from San Francisco to Shanghai (SFO to PVG)

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Interesting Facts About Flights from San Francisco to Shanghai (SFO to PVG)

Question : How many days should you spend in Shanghai if you're flying in from San Francisco?
Answer : The average time spent in Shanghai by passengers flying from SFO is 21 days.

Question : Which airline is least likely to get you to PVG on time?
Answer : United Airlines is delayed on 34% of flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). If you should choose this airline, be sure to track the flight status to stay on top of the departure time.

Question : Are prices changing frequently for this route?
Answer : Prices for this trip tend to fluctuate much more than others. Prices tend to be lower the further out you book.

Question : How often is the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) route on schedule?
Answer : Passengers are currently getting to their destination on schedule 69% of the time, which ranks in the top half across all routes. When there is a delay, it averages between 30-40 minutes.

Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get to Shanghai as quickly as possible?
Answer : United Airlines currently has the fastest travel time with 11 hours and 35 minutes. For example, you would arrive in Shanghai at 5:25 PM CST if you left San Francisco at 1:50 PM. Remember, there is a 16-hour time change.

Question : Is there a day that has more departure times to choose from than other days?
Answer : With 33 total flight time options, Wednesday provides the most flexibility from SFO to PVG. Note that Friday offers the least number of options with 24 flight times.

Question : If your plans are flexible, have you considered changing your departure day?
Answer : In December, Monday is your lowest-cost day to fly. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.