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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Shanghai, CN, China - CHI to SHA Last modified: Jul 26, 2016 12:57 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 26, 2016 12:57 AM

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.

Hainan
CHISHA
Tue 9/6
1 stop
SHACHI
Wed 9/14
1 stop
$489
Select
Air China
CHISHA
Wed 8/24
2 stops
SHACHI
Sun 8/28
2 stops
$604
Select
Air China
CHISHA
Wed 8/24
2 stops
SHACHI
Wed 9/7
2 stops
$604
Select
Air China
CHISHA
Wed 8/31
2 stops
SHACHI
Tue 9/13
2 stops
$604
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Air China
CHISHA
Wed 8/31
2 stops
SHACHI
Mon 9/12
2 stops
$604
Select
Air China
CHISHA
Sat 9/3
2 stops
SHACHI
Wed 9/7
2 stops
$604
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United
CHISHA
Tue 10/18
2 stops
SHACHI
Tue 11/1
2 stops
$736
Select
American
CHISHA
Thu 8/11
nonstop
SHACHI
Wed 8/31
nonstop
$806
Select
American
CHISHA
Fri 8/19
nonstop
SHACHI
Sun 9/4
nonstop
$806
Select
American
CHISHA
Tue 8/23
nonstop
SHACHI
Tue 8/30
nonstop
$806
Select
American
CHISHA
Tue 8/23
nonstop
SHACHI
Mon 9/5
nonstop
$806
Select
American
CHISHA
Tue 8/23
nonstop
SHACHI
Wed 9/7
nonstop
$806
Select
China Eastern
CHISHA
Tue 9/27
2 stops
SHACHI
Mon 10/10
2 stops
$864
Select
China Eastern
CHISHA
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SHACHI
Wed 11/9
1 stop
$864
Select
China Eastern
CHISHA
Tue 11/8
1 stop
SHACHI
Wed 11/16
1 stop
$864
Select
China Eastern
CHISHA
Wed 11/9
1 stop
SHACHI
Wed 11/16
1 stop
$864
Select
China Southern
CHISHA
Sun 8/21
2 stops
SHACHI
Fri 8/26
2 stops
$866
Select
Alaska
CHISHA
Fri 8/19
2 stops
SHACHI
Mon 8/29
2 stops
$1,628
Select
JetBlue
CHISHA
Tue 9/20
3 stops
SHACHI
Mon 9/26
3 stops
$3,846
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Shanghai (CHI to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $493.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Shanghai (CHI to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago 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 Chicago to Shanghai

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,156 $633
7-14 days $923 $633
14-21 days $806 $633
21-30 days $806 $523
30-60 days $806 $489
60-90 days $831 $491
90+ days $831 $493

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$493 $489 $493 $493 $493 $493 $493

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Chicago Shanghai Hainan 7/26/16 8/7/16 1 $633
August Chicago Shanghai Hainan 8/24/16 9/7/16 1 $523
September Chicago Shanghai Hainan 9/6/16 9/14/16 1 $489
October Chicago Shanghai Hainan 10/1/16 10/4/16 1 $493
November Chicago Shanghai Hainan 11/1/16 11/6/16 1 $493
December Chicago Shanghai Hainan 12/1/16 12/11/16 1 $493
January Chicago Shanghai Air China 1/23/17 2/12/17 2 $804
February Chicago Shanghai United 2/1/17 2/8/17 0 $831

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Shanghai

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$1,707
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$1,707 $1,347
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$1,347 $1,787
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$1,787 $995
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$995 $806
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$806

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Shanghai (CHI to SHA)

Your Chicago 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 Chicago to Shanghai is $1,183.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Shanghai is $1,109.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:25 10:25
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:50 14:50
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:40 10:40

Chicago to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Chicago to Shanghai flight time is 14 hours and 43 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Shanghai is 7040 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Chicago to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Shanghai?
Answer: United Airlines provides 33% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Shanghai?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $130
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $157
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $97

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Beijing American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $558
Chicago to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $684
Chicago to Manila Cebu Pacific, American, Alaska, Philippine, United $609
Chicago to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, United $533
Chicago to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $997
Chicago to Hangzhou American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $593
Chicago to Taipei American, Alaska, JetBlue, EVA Air, China Airlines, United $554
Chicago to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $586
Chicago to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United $698

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $803
Grand Rapids to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $921
Milwaukee to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $981
Madison to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,031
Lansing to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,285
Green Bay to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $8,529
Peoria to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,237
Ft Wayne to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $921
Moline to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,245
Appleton to Shanghai Alaska, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Toledo to Shanghai American, Air China, Hainan, China Eastern $966
Champaign to Shanghai American, Air China, Hainan, China Eastern $1,451
South Bend to Shanghai Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $944
Bloomington - Normal to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,008
Kalamazoo to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $994
Springfield to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Shanghai, CN, China, from $489 Round trip from CHI to SHA