Cheap flights from San Diego to Shanghai

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Flight information for San Diego to Shanghai

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Diego to Shanghai
Best Price Found$7,694The best flight deal from San Diego to Shanghai found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $7,694
Fastest flight time17h 00mThe fastest flight from San Diego to Shanghai takes 17h 00m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from San Diego to Shanghai. Popular non-direct route for this connection is San Diego Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport.
Airports in Shanghai2 airportsThere are 2 airports near Shanghai: Shanghai Pu Dong (PVG), Shanghai Hongqiao Intl (SHA)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Diego to Shanghai

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What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Shanghai?

September

The cheapest time of year to fly to Shanghai from San Diego is September. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Shanghai from San Diego?

Major Airline

Air Canada, American Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from San Diego to Shanghai

What is the cheapest San Diego to Shanghai flight route?

San Diego - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

Fly from San Diego to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl for the best San Diego - Shanghai flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Diego to Shanghai flights?

58 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Diego to Shanghai is approximately 58 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from San Diego to Shanghai

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Diego to Shanghai by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Nov 25
SAN7:00 amSan Diego
32h 05m
2 stops
PVG3:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Nov 30
PVG3:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
19h 49m
2 stops
SAN10:59 amSan Diego
Air Canada
Oct 4
SAN11:20 amSan Diego
24h 20m
2 stops
PVG11:40 amShanghai Pu Dong
Oct 6
PVG6:55 amShanghai Pu Dong
18h 38m
2 stops
SAN1:33 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Oct 4
SAN7:35 amSan Diego
28h 05m
3 stops
PVG11:40 amShanghai Pu Dong
Oct 6
PVG6:55 amShanghai Pu Dong
24h 42m
3 stops
SAN7:37 amSan Diego

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Shanghai

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Diego to Shanghai, view some of our deals below provided by United Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Nov 20
SAN3:35 pmSan Diego
66h 05m
2 stops
PVG9:40 amShanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
Nov 19
SAN11:50 amSan Diego
27h 15m
2 stops
PVG3:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
Nov 20
SAN3:50 pmSan Diego
47h 15m
3 stops
PVG3:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong

Best airlines flying from San Diego to Shanghai

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Diego to Shanghai with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Air Canada
PriceFrom $368
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.5
7.8

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

5.9

Food

Reviews

The food selection has been better in the past but due to Covid it is understandable. This particular flight did not have any entertainment and the Air Canada App did not work to access movies.

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $381
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $383
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not because the flight is going to Africa we can’t get better service on board

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $399
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from San Diego to Shanghai offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from San Diego to Shanghai, such as United Airlines, Air Canada, and Delta may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is San Diego to Shanghai by plane?

    The straight-line distance from San Diego to Shanghai is 6587.5 mi. 24h 20m is a normal flight duration for this route.


Can I fly to Shanghai from San Diego right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Shanghai

Most visitors from San Diego will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Shanghai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to San Diego from Shanghai?

Returning to San Diego from Shanghai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Shanghai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

If you are planning to travel to Shanghai at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Shanghai

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
San Francisco to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time13h 30m
Cheapest price$712
Los Angeles to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time20h 35m
Cheapest price$712
Oakland, California to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time25h 40m
Cheapest price$954
San Jose to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time25h 10m
Cheapest price$1,003

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