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$822 Cheap flights to Shanghai

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Shanghai departing on 8/26. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Recent flights found to popular cities in Shanghai

Find flights to these popular cities in Shanghai from your nearest airport.
Multiple Airlines
Aug 26
SFO
34h 40m
2 stops
PVG
Sep 24
PVG
27h 35m
2 stops
SFO
Multiple Airlines
Aug 26
SFO
34h 40m
2 stops
PVG
Sep 24
PVG
27h 35m
2 stops
SFO
Air China
Sep 10
LAX
24h 05m
1 stop
PVG
Nov 19
PVG
28h 10m
1 stop
LAX
Air China
Nov 19
LAX
23h 35m
1 stop
PVG
Dec 17
PVG
28h 10m
1 stop
LAX
Air China
Sep 17
LAX
32h 05m
2 stops
SHA
Nov 19
SHA
26h 20m
2 stops
LAX
Air China
Sep 3
LAX
24h 05m
1 stop
PVG
Oct 8
PVG
28h 10m
1 stop
LAX
Air China
Oct 15
LAX
32h 05m
2 stops
SHA
Nov 19
SHA
26h 20m
2 stops
LAX
XiamenAir
Sep 10
LAX
23h 50m
1 stop
SHA
Sep 29
SHA
24h 30m
1 stop
LAX
Air China
Sep 10
LAX
24h 05m
1 stop
PVG
Oct 15
PVG
23h 30m
1 stop
LAX
Air China
Sep 10
LAX
25h 50m
1 stop
SHA
Oct 15
SHA
19h 45m
1 stop
LAX
XiamenAir
Sep 12
LAX
31h 45m
1 stop
SHA
Sep 29
SHA
26h 30m
1 stop
LAX
Multiple Airlines
Aug 18
SFO
16h 40m
1 stop
PVG
Sep 10
PVG
27h 35m
2 stops
SFO

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ANA
Jul 20
SEA1:10 pmSeattle/Tacoma Intl
20h 25m
2 stops
PVG12:35 amShanghai Pu Dong
Oct 10
PVG8:25 amShanghai Pu Dong
21h 00m
1 stop
SEA2:25 pmSeattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jul 21
SFO3:00 pmSan Francisco
36h 10m
1 stop
PVG6:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Apr 14
PVG8:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
38h 40m
2 stops
SFO7:45 pmSan Francisco
China Southern
Jul 20
SFO5:53 pmSan Francisco
35h 37m
2 stops
PVG8:30 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Sep 7
PVG6:30 amShanghai Pu Dong
29h 10m
1 stop
SFO8:40 pmSan Francisco
Philippine Airlines
Jul 21
SFO11:50 pmSan Francisco
23h 40m
1 stop
PVG2:30 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Nov 13
PVG4:55 pmShanghai Pu Dong
18h 20m
1 stop
SFO7:15 pmSan Francisco
Sichuan Airlines
Jul 21
LAX11:15 pmLos Angeles
27h 20m
1 stop
PVG5:35 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Aug 29
PVG6:50 pmShanghai Pu Dong
40h 35m
1 stop
LAX8:25 pmLos Angeles
Vietnam Airlines
Jul 20
SFO10:50 pmSan Francisco
22h 50m
1 stop
PVG12:40 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Nov 13
PVG3:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
41h 35m
1 stop
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco

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Delta
Aug 24
SEA11:30 amSeattle/Tacoma Intl
12h 45m
PVG3:15 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Sep 27
PVG5:30 pmShanghai Pu Dong
11h 35m
SEA2:05 pmSeattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
Sep 10
LAX12:55 pmLos Angeles
13h 50m
PVG5:45 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Oct 31
PVG8:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
11h 25m
LAX4:50 pmLos Angeles
China Eastern
Sep 11
LAX12:30 pmLos Angeles
13h 40m
PVG5:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Oct 16
PVG1:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
12h 00m
LAX10:05 amLos Angeles
Delta
Aug 30
SEA11:30 amSeattle/Tacoma Intl
12h 45m
PVG3:15 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Sep 26
PVG5:30 pmShanghai Pu Dong
11h 35m
SEA2:05 pmSeattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
Sep 24
SFO10:55 amSan Francisco
13h 30m
PVG3:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Oct 15
PVG5:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
11h 15m
SFO1:40 pmSan Francisco
United Airlines
Sep 2
SFO11:25 amSan Francisco
13h 00m
PVG3:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Sep 17
PVG5:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
11h 15m
SFO1:40 pmSan Francisco

Shanghai flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest flight I can find to Shanghai?

Flights to Shanghai vary based on month, airline, when you book, where you are departing from and many more variables, but on average momondo users can expect to spend about $868/pp. The absolute cheapest flight to Shanghai is $53/pp
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How long is the flight from United States to Shanghai?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in United States, such as Los Angeles or Miami, and flying into the most popular airport in Shanghai (Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), then you can expect flight times to average 13h 40m and 23h 35m, respectively.

What is the best day of the week to fly to Shanghai?

If your travel plans are flexible and you’re looking to save money on flights to Shanghai, then be sure to book your departure on a Tuesday. Flying out on a Tuesday, as well as a Thursday, is your best option. Departing on a Saturday tends to be the most expensive day of the week to fly to Shanghai.

What airlines fly to Shanghai?

You can find flights to Shanghai from 31 airlines. If you’re unsure which to fly with, consider booking your flight with EVA Air, China Airlines or Delta as these are the most popular among our users. EVA Air is the most favored with 27% of momondo travelers booking flights with this airline.

Cheapest flights to cities in Shanghai

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Shanghai
Shanghai

Cheap Shanghai flight deals and tips

Summary info about Shanghai flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$422

Best Round-Trip Price

$822

Fastest flight time

21h 35m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Shanghai from United States in the last 72 hours is $422 (San Francisco to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Shanghai from United States in the last 72 hours is $822 (San Francisco to Shanghai Pu Dong).
The fastest flight to Shanghai from United States takes 21h 35m (Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Shanghai, including Sichuan Airlines, XiamenAir and Air China.

Frequently asked questions about flying to Shanghai

What is the best airport to fly into to visit Shanghai?

I plan on visiting Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. Which airport is the quickest drive?

Shanghai Oriental Sports Center is closest to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport. Those looking for an alternative airport option near Shanghai Oriental Sports Center could try flying into Shanghai Pu Dong Airport.

What are the most popular landmarks in Shanghai?

What is the weather like in Shanghai?

Temperatures in Shanghai can vary between 39.2 °F and 82.4 °F based on the time of year. Typically, the coldest month in Shanghai will be January, and the warmest month will be July. It is also worth noting that those looking to avoid rain and/or snow should consider traveling to Shanghai in December, January, and November, as that is when precipitation is least likely.

How much are flights to Shanghai?

On average, a flight to Shanghai will cost $2,656 per ticket. We’ve had users find flights to Shanghai for as low as $520, however. If you’re unable to find a plane ticket for $520, but manage to find one for $2,396 or less, then this is still a great deal. Keep in mind that flight costs vary depending on where you fly from, what time of year you travel, and what airline you fly with.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Shanghai?

Prices for flights to Shanghai were last updated today.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Shanghai?

How old do you have to be to fly to Shanghai?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Shanghai.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Shanghai?

The required travel and health documents for your Shanghai trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Shanghai. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Shanghai?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to Shanghai.

Can I find flights to Shanghai with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Shanghai which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights to Shanghai?

Once all potential Shanghai flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Shanghai right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes. momondo can track flight prices for Shanghai and alert you when they change. Perform a search to set up the price alert. All that is required is a valid email address.


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Cheapest flight routes to Shanghai

These routes have the cheapest flights to Shanghai found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
San FranciscoShanghai13h 00m$822
HonoluluShanghai13h 05m$852
Los AngelesShanghai13h 40m$859
SeattleShanghai12h 45m$920
MiamiShanghai23h 35m$961
HoustonShanghai29h 50m$969
LihueShanghai33h 50m$972
OntarioShanghai17h 07m$989
New YorkShanghai14h 50m$1,006
DetroitShanghai15h 25m$1,014
AtlantaShanghai19h 30m$1,025
DenverShanghai24h 45m$1,066
ChicagoShanghai18h 40m$1,075
DallasShanghai15h 20m$1,098
San JoseShanghai17h 10m$1,105
RenoShanghai30h 06m$1,110