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Cheap flight deals to Shanghai

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights to Shanghai that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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3:41 pm - 12:50 amLAX-PVG
42h 09m2 stops
2:05 am - 8:30 amPVG-LAX
21h 25m1 stop
sáb., may. 11 - dom., may. 19
3:41 pm - 12:50 amLAX-PVG
42h 09m2 stops
2:05 am - 8:30 amPVG-LAX
21h 25m1 stop
sáb., may. 11 - vie., may. 24
10:50 pm - 4:15 pmLAX-PVG
26h 25m1 stop
1:15 pm - 8:30 pmPVG-LAX
22h 15m1 stop
$835Air China
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mar., sep. 10 - mar., oct. 8
11:15 pm - 1:50 pmLAX-PVG
23h 35m1 stop
3:10 pm - 9:15 pmPVG-LAX
21h 05m1 stop
$867Sichuan Airlines
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dom., abr. 21 - dom., abr. 28
12:35 am - 11:25 amSFO-SHA
19h 50m1 stop
2:50 pm - 8:15 pmSHA-SFO
20h 25m2 stops
$873China Southern
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sáb., sep. 28 - lun., oct. 14
10:50 pm - 10:10 amLAX-PVG
20h 20m1 stop
8:30 am - 8:30 pmPVG-LAX
27h 00m2 stops
$876Air China
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mar., sep. 10 - mar., oct. 8
12:35 am - 1:25 pmSFO-SHA
21h 50m1 stop
10:50 am - 8:40 pmSHA-SFO
24h 50m1 stop
$902China Southern
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sáb., may. 4 - mar., may. 14
11:15 pm - 10:45 amLAX-PVG
44h 30m1 stop
3:10 pm - 9:15 pmPVG-LAX
21h 05m1 stop
$914Sichuan Airlines
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mar., abr. 23 - mar., may. 7
11:40 pm - 3:20 pmLAX-PVG
24h 40m1 stop
4:00 pm - 8:40 pmPVG-LAX
19h 40m1 stop
$960Philippine Airlines
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lun., abr. 22 - mar., may. 21
12:35 pm - 2:30 pmLAX-PVG
34h 55m1 stop
4:00 pm - 8:40 pmPVG-LAX
19h 40m1 stop
$963Philippine Airlines
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mar., abr. 23 - mar., may. 7

Flights to Shanghai - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends for flights to Shanghai to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest day to fly to Shanghai?

The average price of all flights to Shanghai clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Shanghai is Tuesday where tickets can be as cheap as $1,592. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Saturday, where prices are $1,761 on average.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Shanghai?

The average price for all flights to Shanghai depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Shanghai is generally at night, when flights cost $1,614 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Shanghai is generally in the evening, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is $2,490.

What is a good deal for flights to Shanghai?

If you’re looking for cheap airfare to Shanghai, 25% of our users found tickets to Shanghai for the following prices or less: From Los Angeles $497 one-way - $882 round-trip, from San Francisco $501 one-way - $1,212 round-trip, from Seattle $905 one-way - $1,563 round-trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Shanghai?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Shanghai, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price, you should book around 0 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 53 days before departure.

Which is the cheapest airport to fly into in Shanghai?

Prices will differ depending on the departure airport, but generally, the cheapest airport to fly to in Shanghai is Wuxi Airport, with an average flight price of $214.

Which airlines fly to Shanghai?

China Eastern, Delta, and American Airlines usually have the most frequent connections from United States to Shanghai. See the amount of flights per week for popular airlines flying to Shanghai.

Which airline offers the most flights to Shanghai?

Of the 33 airlines that fly to Shanghai, China Eastern offers the most flights, with around 2,378 per week, followed by China Southern with 1,083 flights per week.

How many airports are there in Shanghai?

There are 6 airports in Shanghai: Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), Hangzhou Airport (HGH), Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport (SHA), Wuxi Airport (WUX), Nantong Airport (NTG) and Suzhou Airport (SZV). The busiest airport is Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), with 41% of all flights arriving there.

How long is the flight to Shanghai?

The duration of your flight to Shanghai depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Shanghai on KAYAK are from San Francisco, which takes 13h 00m, Los Angeles, which takes 13h 40m, New York, which takes 15h 00m, and Boston, which takes 22h 00m.

How many direct flights to Shanghai are there each day?

There are around 6 direct flights from within United States to Shanghai every day. Most flights depart in the morning, with 10:00 am the most common departure time and 94% of flights departing in the morning.

How many direct flights to Shanghai are there each week?

Each week there are around 36 direct flights from within United States to Shanghai. The most common day for departures is Monday, with 19% of flights taking off on this day.

How many long-haul flights are there to Shanghai each week?

There are not any medium-haul (3-6 hour flight duration) or short-haul (up to 3 hour flight duration) flights to Shanghai. Instead, there are 36 long-haul flights (6-12 hour flight duration), with the most arriving from San Francisco.

How many cities have direct flights to Shanghai?

From the United States, there are direct flights to Shanghai from 6 cities. The city with the most direct flights is San Francisco, with 10 direct flights each week.

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Cheapest flight

$436
Flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai Pudong Airport

When to book flights to Shanghai

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel to Shanghai based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated round-trip price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or round-trips with a duration up to 40 days. The information is for flights to Shanghai based on your location. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs - booking Shanghai flights

  • Which Shanghai airport is closest to central Shanghai?

    There are 2 airports in Shanghai. The closest airport to Shanghai’s city center is Shanghai Hongqiao Intl (9 miles). Shanghai Pudong Airport is 19 miles from the center.

  • How much is a flight to Shanghai?

    On average, a flight to Shanghai costs $1,055. The cheapest price found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks cost $471 and departed from Los Angeles Airport.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to Shanghai?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Shanghai.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket to Shanghai?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Shanghai is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to Shanghai?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Shanghai with an airline and back with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to Shanghai?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Shanghai up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Shanghai

  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest Shanghai flight deals.

Prefer to fly non-stop to Shanghai?

Find which airlines fly direct to Shanghai, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Nonstop departures

United States to Shanghai

Monday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +73 more

9 Air, ANA, +74 more

Tuesday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +76 more

9 Air, ANA, +77 more

Wednesday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +73 more

9 Air, ANA, +74 more

Thursday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +76 more

9 Air, ANA, +77 more

Friday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +74 more

9 Air, ANA, +75 more

Saturday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +72 more

9 Air, ANA, +73 more

Sunday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +80 more

9 Air, ANA, +81 more

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Nonstop returns

Shanghai to United States

Monday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +73 more

9 Air, ANA, +74 more

Tuesday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +76 more

9 Air, ANA, +77 more

Wednesday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +73 more

9 Air, ANA, +74 more

Thursday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +76 more

9 Air, ANA, +77 more

Friday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +74 more

9 Air, ANA, +75 more

Saturday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +72 more

9 Air, ANA, +73 more

Sunday

9 Air, ANA, Aeroflot, +80 more

9 Air, ANA, +81 more

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Book Cheap Shanghai Plane Tickets

Recent round-trip flight deals

 
These are the cheapest round-trip flights to Shanghai found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
5/11sáb.
2 stops
42h 09mLAX-PVG
5/19dom.
1 stop
21h 25mPVG-LAX
$776
5/11sáb.
2 stops
42h 09mLAX-PVG
5/24vie.
1 stop
21h 25mPVG-LAX
$796
9/10mar.
1 stopAir China
26h 25mLAX-PVG
10/8mar.
1 stopAir China
22h 15mPVG-LAX
$835
4/21dom.
1 stopSichuan Airlines
23h 35mLAX-PVG
4/28dom.
1 stopSichuan Airlines
21h 05mPVG-LAX
$867
9/28sáb.
1 stopChina Southern
19h 50mSFO-SHA
10/14lun.
2 stopsChina Southern
20h 25mSHA-SFO
$873
9/10mar.
1 stopAir China
20h 20mLAX-PVG
10/8mar.
2 stopsAir China
27h 00mPVG-LAX
$876
5/4sáb.
1 stopChina Southern
21h 50mSFO-SHA
5/14mar.
1 stopChina Southern
24h 50mSHA-SFO
$902
4/23mar.
1 stopSichuan Airlines
44h 30mLAX-PVG
5/7mar.
1 stopSichuan Airlines
21h 05mPVG-LAX
$914
4/22lun.
1 stopPhilippine Airlines
24h 40mLAX-PVG
5/21mar.
1 stopPhilippine Airlines
19h 40mPVG-LAX
$960
4/23mar.
1 stopPhilippine Airlines
34h 55mLAX-PVG
5/7mar.
1 stopPhilippine Airlines
19h 40mPVG-LAX
$963

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Shanghai found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
4/17mié.
1 stop
23h 55mLAX-PVG
$436
4/17mié.
1 stop
23h 55mLAX-PVG
$438
4/16mar.
1 stopSichuan Airlines
23h 35mLAX-PVG
$454
4/30mar.
1 stopSichuan Airlines
23h 35mLAX-PVG
$480
5/4sáb.
1 stopChina Southern
19h 50mSFO-SHA
$519
5/4sáb.
1 stopChina Southern
32h 45mSFO-PVG
$521
5/1mié.
1 stopVietnam Airlines
22h 50mSFO-PVG
$576
4/23mar.
1 stopXiamenAir
21h 35mLAX-SHA
$578
4/25jue.
1 stopVietnam Airlines
22h 50mSFO-PVG
$579
9/5jue.
1 stopXiamenAir
31h 25mLAX-SHA
$635

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Recent domestic flight deals

5/13lun.
nonstopChina Eastern
2h 20mPEK-PVG
5/19dom.
nonstopChina Eastern
2h 30mPVG-PEK
$188
5/11sáb.
nonstopSpring Airlines
2h 20mSZX-SHA
5/18sáb.
nonstopSpring Airlines
2h 25mSHA-SZX
$223
5/26dom.
nonstopChina Eastern
2h 20mPEK-PVG
5/31vie.
nonstopChina Eastern
2h 30mPVG-PEK
$224
5/23jue.
nonstop
2h 30mCAN-SHA
5/26dom.
nonstop
2h 40mSHA-CAN
$231
5/18sáb.
nonstop
2h 35mCAN-PVG
5/22mié.
nonstop
2h 40mPVG-CAN
$234
5/26dom.
multi-stopKorean Air
8h 25mPEK-PVG
5/31vie.
multi-stopKorean Air
8h 55mPVG-PEK
$304
5/13lun.
multi-stopShandong Airlines
24h 45mPEK-PVG
5/19dom.
multi-stopShandong Airlines
25h 45mPVG-PEK
$312
4/30mar.
nonstopShenzhen Airlines
2h 25mSZX-PVG
5/4sáb.
nonstopShenzhen Airlines
2h 30mPVG-SZX
$324
5/2jue.
nonstopShenzhen Airlines
2h 35mCAN-PVG
5/7mar.
nonstopShenzhen Airlines
2h 35mPVG-CAN
$327
5/10vie.
multi-stopShandong Airlines
10h 35mPEK-SHA
5/24vie.
multi-stopShandong Airlines
11h 20mSHA-PEK
$465

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Last minute flights to Shanghai

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights to Shanghai that are departing in the next 10 days.
4/16mar.
multi-stop
23h 55mLAX-PVG
5/14mar.
multi-stop
21h 05mPVG-LAX
$738
4/15lun.
multi-stop
23h 55mLAX-PVG
5/22mié.
multi-stop
21h 25mPVG-LAX
$747
4/16mar.
multi-stopSichuan Airlines
23h 35mLAX-PVG
5/7mar.
multi-stopSichuan Airlines
21h 05mPVG-LAX
$867
4/16mar.
multi-stopPhilippine Airlines
23h 50mLAX-PVG
5/13lun.
multi-stopPhilippine Airlines
19h 40mPVG-LAX
$963
4/14dom.
multi-stopPhilippine Airlines
23h 40mSFO-PVG
5/5dom.
multi-stopPhilippine Airlines
19h 50mPVG-SFO
$963
4/12vie.
multi-stopSichuan Airlines
23h 35mLAX-PVG
5/19dom.
multi-stopSichuan Airlines
21h 05mPVG-LAX
$1,016
4/15lun.
multi-stopEVA Air
20h 15mSFO-PVG
5/19dom.
multi-stopEVA Air
25h 25mPVG-SFO
$1,022
4/15lun.
multi-stopEVA Air
37h 50mLAX-SHA
5/19dom.
multi-stopEVA Air
26h 30mSHA-LAX
$1,034
4/14dom.
multi-stopChina Airlines
27h 25mSFO-PVG
6/19mié.
multi-stopChina Airlines
21h 55mPVG-SFO
$1,037
4/15lun.
multi-stopChina Airlines
18h 45mSFO-PVG
4/30mar.
multi-stopChina Airlines
15h 05mPVG-SFO
$1,066

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