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Below you can see the best fares for your route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Shanghai by changing tabs
Quickest
Cheapest
Hong Kong Airlines
Hong Kong Airlines
23 Sep
SFO
5:25 am
San Francisco airport
18h 30m
1 Stop
2:55 pm
+1
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
Hong Kong Airlines
07 Oct
PVG
3:35 pm
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
18h 05m
1 Stop
6:40 pm
SFO
San Francisco airport
452 USD
Air China
Air China
01 Oct
SFO
6:30 pm
San Francisco airport
17h 45m
1 Stop
3:15 am
+2
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
Air China
15 Oct
PVG
3:10 am
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
16h 15m
1 Stop
4:25 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
462 USD
Air China
Air China
01 Oct
SFO
7:50 am
San Francisco airport
16h 45m
1 Stop
3:35 pm
+1
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
Air China
07 Oct
PVG
12:40 am
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
34h 40m
1 Stop
8:20 pm
SFO
San Francisco airport
464 USD
United Airlines
United Airlines
03 Sep
SFO
6:20 am
San Francisco airport
13h 05m
10:25 am
+1
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
United Airlines
10 Sep
PVG
8:30 am
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
11h 20m
4:50 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
648 USD
American Airlines
American Airlines
26 Oct
SFO
1:30 am
San Francisco airport
16h 55m
1 Stop
9:25 am
+1
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
American Airlines
08 Nov
PVG
2:20 am
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
15h 49m
1 Stop
2:09 am
SFO
San Francisco airport
692 USD
Korean Air
Korean Air
06 Oct
SFO
4:50 pm
San Francisco airport
18h 50m
1 Stop
2:40 am
+2
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
Korean Air
17 Oct
PVG
7:10 pm
Shanghai Pu Dong airport
14h 30m
1 Stop
6:40 pm
SFO
San Francisco airport
827 USD

How to get the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Shanghai

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CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY
September
The cheapest time of year to fly to Shanghai from San Francisco is September. Most expensive is June
CHEAPEST DAY TO FLY
Tuesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Saturday
CHEAPEST TIME TO FLY
at Noon
San Francisco to Shanghai flights are approximately 20% more expensive in the Afternoon than at Noon
CHEAPEST AIRLINE
China Southern
China Southern, Hainan Airlines, and Air China are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Shanghai
CHEAPEST ROUTE
San Francisco - Shanghai Pu Dong
Fly from San Francisco to Shanghai Pu Dong for the best San Francisco - Shanghai flight prices
CHEAPEST TIME TO BOOK
57 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Shanghai is approximately 57 days to departure
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Flight information for San Francisco to Shanghai

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to Shanghai
Fastest flight time
12h 55m
The fastest flight from San Francisco to Shanghai takes 12h 55m.
Direct flights
Every day
Direct flights go from San Francisco to Shanghai every day.
Airports in Shanghai
2 airports
There are 2 airports near Shanghai: Shanghai Pu Dong (PVG), Shanghai Hongqiao Intl (SHA)

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