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Cheap Flights from Boston to Shanghai, CN, China - BOS to SHA Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:47 PM

Popular flights from Boston to Shanghai Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:47 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $654
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $654
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $654
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $654
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $654
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 15, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $623
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $1,113
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $910
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $910
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $910
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $910
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $910
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 $656
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $656
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $711

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Boston to Shanghai (BOS to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Boston to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $781.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Boston to Shanghai (BOS to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Boston to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Boston to Shanghai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Boston to Shanghai should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $2,146 $1,168
7-14 days $1,202 $1,280
14-21 days $1,202 $1,175
21-30 days $1,796 $1,037
30-60 days $1,077 $931
60-90 days $1,620 $792
90+ days $656 $616

Cheapest Day To Fly from Boston to Shanghai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Boston to Shanghai.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$694 $867 $792 $807 $803 $807 $694

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Boston to Shanghai

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Boston to Shanghai.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Boston Shanghai Hainan 5/29/16 6/9/16 1 $1,168
June Boston Shanghai American 6/28/16 7/13/16 1 $1,020
July Boston Shanghai Air China 7/16/16 7/25/16 2 $814
August Boston Shanghai Air China 8/24/16 9/7/16 2 $654
September Boston Shanghai American 9/15/16 10/3/16 1 $623
October Boston Shanghai American 10/21/16 11/1/16 2 $623
November Boston Shanghai American 11/2/16 11/17/16 1 $616
December Boston Shanghai American 12/1/16 12/15/16 2 $623

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Boston to Shanghai (BOS to SHA)

Your Boston to Shanghai flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Boston to Shanghai is $1,064.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to Shanghai is $1,546.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Boston to Shanghai.

Nonstop Flight Details from Boston to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Hainan 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 16:35 16:35

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Boston to Shanghai (BOS to SHA)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Boston to Shanghai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Boston to Shanghai is $1,069.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Shanghai is $1,064.

Boston to Shanghai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Boston to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Boston to Shanghai flight time is 14 hours and 40 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Boston and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Boston to Shanghai is 7291 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Boston to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 3 direct flights from Boston to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Boston to Shanghai?
Answer: Hainan Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Boston and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Boston to Shanghai?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Boston to Shanghai (BOS to SHA) Number of flights searched: 857Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:48 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Boston to Shanghai with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Boston to Shanghai.

Boston to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
American ROC / ORD X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air Canada YOW / YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X
China Southern LAX / CAN X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Hainan - X X X
Hainan PEK X X X X X X
JAL NRT X X X X X X X
JAL NRT / NGO X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Virgin Atlantic LHR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Boston and Shanghai, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Boston - BOS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Boston to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $562

Cheap Domestic Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $274
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $107
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $256
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $330

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Shanghai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $613
Newark to Shanghai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $613
Providence to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $953
Albany to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $981
Burlington to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $712
Hartford to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $691
Portland to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,674
Manchester to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $1,550
Bangor to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Westchester County to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $934
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes $704
New York to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $697
New York to Beijing American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen, Great Lakes $613
New York to Paris Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes $478
New York to Manila Cebu Pacific, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $600
New York to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Great Lakes $978
New York to Taipei American, Alaska, JetBlue, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $671
New York to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hong Kong, United $584
New York to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $799
New York to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $630
New York to Fuzhou Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $585
New York to Nanjing Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $705
New York to Guangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $646
New York to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $733
Cheap Flights from Boston to Shanghai, CN, China, from $623 Round trip from BOS to SHA