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About Flights to Shanghai

Summary info about Shanghai flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

20h 30m

Operated By

1 airline
The best one-way flight price to Shanghai from United States in the last 72 hours is $473 (Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong).
The best round-trip flight price to Shanghai from United States in the last 72 hours is $857 (Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong).
The fastest flight to Shanghai from United States takes 20h 30m (Los Angeles to Shanghai Pu Dong).
There is 1 airline operating flights to Shanghai, including Philippine Airlines.

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 $651/pp. The absolute cheapest flight to Shanghai is $63/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 San Francisco, and flying into the most popular airport in Shanghai (Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), then you can expect flight times to average 13h 45m and 13h 50m, respectively.

What airlines fly to Shanghai?

You can find flights to Shanghai from 26 airlines. If you’re unsure which to fly with, consider booking your flight with EVA Air, China Airlines or ANA as these are the most popular among our users. EVA Air is the most favored with 36% of momondo travelers booking flights with this airline.

Cheapest flights to cities in Shanghai

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Useful information for your flight to Shanghai

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

I plan on visiting Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Which airport is the quickest drive?

Shanghai New International Expo Centre is closest to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport. Those looking for an alternative airport option near Shanghai New International Expo Centre 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 $1,598 per ticket. We’ve had users find flights to Shanghai for as low as $646, however. If you’re unable to find a plane ticket for $646, but manage to find one for $1,480 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.

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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.

Popular cities and sights

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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
Los AngelesShanghai13h 45m$845
HonoluluShanghai13h 05m$927
San FranciscoShanghai13h 50m$954
KahuluiShanghai32h 50m$980
San JoseShanghai16h 15m$1,032
DenverShanghai19h 35m$1,142
SeattleShanghai13h 27m$1,158
New YorkShanghai14h 50m$1,165
HoustonShanghai22h 35m$1,167
ChicagoShanghai18h 10m$1,175
OntarioShanghai18h 15m$1,194
Las VegasShanghai22h 35m$1,202
San DiegoShanghai21h 55m$1,208
DallasShanghai28h 00m$1,208
NewarkShanghai21h 50m$1,222
ProvincetownShanghai33h 50m$1,236

Popular routes to Shanghai

Most frequently searched flights to Shanghai along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time14h 50m
Cheapest price$1,165
Los Angeles to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time13h 45m
Cheapest price$845
Seattle to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time13h 27m
Cheapest price$1,158
San Francisco to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time13h 50m
Cheapest price$954
Houston to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 35m
Cheapest price$1,167
San Jose to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time16h 15m
Cheapest price$1,032
Dallas to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time28h 00m
Cheapest price$1,208
Washington, D.C. to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 55m
Cheapest price$1,349
Chicago to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time18h 10m
Cheapest price$1,175
Detroit to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time16h 15m
Cheapest price$1,423
Boston to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 35m
Cheapest price$1,332
Oakland, California to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 25m
Cheapest price$1,442
Atlanta to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 35m
Cheapest price$1,240
Tokyo to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time3h 15m
Cheapest price$263
Raleigh to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 35m
Cheapest price$1,439
Minneapolis to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 05m
Cheapest price$1,362
Indianapolis to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time21h 55m
Cheapest price$1,653
San Diego to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time21h 55m
Cheapest price$1,208
Portland to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time23h 20m
Cheapest price$1,300
Miami to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 40m
Cheapest price$1,359

Useful information for finding Shanghai flight deals

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  • How do I get Price Alerts for flights to Shanghai?

    Search flight deals to Shanghai. While viewing offers, you’ll have the option to create a Price Alert.

  • How can I save money on flights to Shanghai with momondo?

    By using tools like our “Price Calendar”, you can see the best day to fly round-trip for your travels. Our “Price Forecast” tool uses AI to predict whether you should purchase or hold off on booking for potentially cheaper prices. Explore shows you all flight options from a city or airport to build your own unique adventure. The Discover blog also provides valuable insights for saving money while booking your experience. After searching you can toggle on “Price Alerts” to track prices for your desired flight and book at the ideal moment.

  • How does momondo find its flight prices?

    We compare prices from 700+ competitors to help you find the price that works best for you. momondo operates in over 30 international markets, bringing you access to a wide range of fares and deals. Search for your travel using momondo for a diverse range of options from airlines and OTAs.

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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.

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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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