Cheap flights from Shanghai to San Francisco

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Flight information for Shanghai to San Francisco

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Shanghai to San Francisco
Best Price Found$1,108The best flight deal from Shanghai to San Francisco found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $1,108
Fastest flight time11h 00mThe fastest flight from Shanghai to San Francisco takes 11h 00m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport - San Francisco Airport and Shanghai Pu Dong Airport - San Francisco Airport.
Airports in San Francisco1 airportThere is 1 airport near San Francisco: San Francisco (SFO)

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

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

February

The cheapest time of year to fly to San Francisco from Shanghai is February. Most expensive is August

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

Air China

Air China, Asiana Airlines, and China Southern are the most popular carriers operating from Shanghai to San Francisco

What is the cheapest Shanghai to San Francisco flight route?

Shanghai Pu Dong - San Francisco

Fly from Shanghai Pu Dong to San Francisco for the best Shanghai - San Francisco flight prices

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

40 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Shanghai to San Francisco is approximately 40 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Shanghai to San Francisco

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 Shanghai to San Francisco by changing tabs
Air Canada
Oct 23
PVG6:55 amShanghai Pu Dong
20h 00m
2 stops
SFO2:55 amSan Francisco
Mar 31
SFO2:20 amSan Francisco
16h 45m
1 stop
PVG7:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
Dec 8
PVG6:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
21h 18m
2 stops
SFO3:18 amSan Francisco
Mar 10
SFO3:20 amSan Francisco
15h 40m
1 stop
PVG7:00 pmShanghai Pu Dong
EVA Air
Nov 3
PVG9:15 amShanghai Pu Dong
17h 35m
1 stop
SFO2:50 amSan Francisco
Nov 3
SFO8:10 pmSan Francisco
20h 55m
1 stop
PVG5:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
Oct 23
PVG6:55 amShanghai Pu Dong
21h 55m
3 stops
SFO4:50 amSan Francisco
Mar 31
SFO2:20 amSan Francisco
16h 45m
1 stop
PVG7:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
Dec 8
PVG6:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
23h 06m
3 stops
SFO5:06 amSan Francisco
Mar 10
SFO3:20 amSan Francisco
15h 40m
1 stop
PVG7:00 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
Dec 16
PVG7:45 amShanghai Pu Dong
23h 11m
2 stops
SFO6:56 amSan Francisco
Jan 24
SFO3:20 amSan Francisco
15h 40m
1 stop
PVG7:00 pmShanghai Pu Dong

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by EVA Air and Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines
Jan 30
PVG3:50 amShanghai Pu Dong
17h 10m
1 stop
SFO9:00 pmSan Francisco
Japan Airlines
Jan 30
PVG7:10 amShanghai Pu Dong
17h 22m
2 stops
SFO12:32 amSan Francisco
EVA Air
Nov 24
PVG8:15 amShanghai Pu Dong
17h 35m
1 stop
SFO1:50 amSan Francisco

Search last-minute flights to San Francisco from Shanghai

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Shanghai to San Francisco
United Airlines
Oct 3
PVG4:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
14h 00m
1 stop
SFO6:10 amSan Francisco
Mar 27
SFO12:20 pmSan Francisco
13h 05m
PVG1:25 amShanghai Pu Dong
United Airlines
Oct 4
PVG4:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
14h 00m
1 stop
SFO6:10 amSan Francisco
Dec 5
SFO4:00 amSan Francisco
16h 00m
PVG8:00 pmShanghai Pu Dong
United Airlines
Oct 3
PVG4:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
14h 00m
1 stop
SFO6:10 amSan Francisco
Mar 26
SFO8:30 pmSan Francisco
22h 10m
1 stop
PVG6:40 pmShanghai Pu Dong
United Airlines
Oct 3
PVG4:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
14h 00m
1 stop
SFO6:10 amSan Francisco
Mar 27
SFO6:45 pmSan Francisco
23h 55m
1 stop
PVG6:40 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
Oct 4
PVG4:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
14h 00m
1 stop
SFO6:10 amSan Francisco
Dec 5
SFO12:50 pmSan Francisco
26h 15m
2 stops
PVG3:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
Oct 4
PVG4:10 pmShanghai Pu Dong
14h 00m
1 stop
SFO6:10 amSan Francisco
Dec 4
SFO7:05 pmSan Francisco
26h 20m
1 stop
PVG9:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong

Best airlines flying from Shanghai to San Francisco

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Shanghai to San Francisco with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
China Southern
PriceFrom $186
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.9
7.0

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

7.7

Crew

7.2

Entertainment

6.3

Food

Reviews

Pros: The cabin crews professional, kind, and helpful attitude all the time during the flight.

Cons: 1- The boarding, was very late as well as the departure. 2- The captain’s departing and landing technique, I had a feeling the plane was going to dismantle due to his harsh landing!. 3- The food’s quality.

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $195
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
Delta
PriceFrom $321
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $348
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
Air China
PriceFrom $391
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.0
7.2

Boarding

6.8

Comfort

7.2

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Food - Free dinners even for economy class. Entertainment - Every seat has a TV that offers multiple languages and tons of blockbuster movies from a variety of genres. They also offer many television shows in multiple languages and genres and video games. Roomy- The seats are as non-roomy as any airplane. However, the flight attendants don't give you any trouble when you want to just get up and walk around and talk to people. It gives the plane a roomy atmosphere. You can go to spacier sections of the plane to hang out.

1 / 10
Hainan Airlines
PriceFrom $483
Free Cancellation
Rating
0.0
Cathay Pacific
PriceFrom $489
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.1
8.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: H good

Cons: Good

1 / 10
Hong Kong Airlines
PriceFrom $541
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.7
8.0

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.4

Crew

7.5

Entertainment

7.2

Food

Reviews

Pros: Everything was fast, smooth and easy.

Cons: Hong Kong Air wouldn’t give me my boarding pass until I had booked an onward flight leaving Thailand. I wish I had foreseen this, it’s annoying having to book a flight in 5 minutes when you don’t know your travel plans.

1 / 7
Asiana Airlines
PriceFrom $546
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.5
8.7

Boarding

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Cons: The flight attendants would forget me when tending to everyone

1 / 5
Korean Air
PriceFrom $598
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.7
9.5

Boarding

8.9

Comfort

9.5

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

8.8

Food

Reviews

Good flight.

1 / 10

  • Which airlines flying from Shanghai to San Francisco have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Many airlines have put safety measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One is Philippine Airlines. When flying from Shanghai to San Francisco, expect masks to be provided - they are required onboard. Aircrafts are also being cleaned thoroughly with enhanced products regularly. Additional policies include the installation of HEPA filters and pre-flight testing. Some airlines are even offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Shanghai to San Francisco are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are United Airlines, China Eastern, and Air China. You can search for the full list of airlines like United Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Shanghai to San Francisco by plane?

    The distance between Shanghai and San Francisco is about 6133.8 mi. 14h 28m is a normal flight duration for this route.


Can I fly to San Francisco from Shanghai right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Shanghai to San Francisco

Most visitors from Shanghai need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

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 Francisco.

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

Can I fly back to Shanghai from San Francisco?

Returning to Shanghai from San Francisco

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

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

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

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