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Flights from Detroit to Shanghai, China Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00

Detroit to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Detroit to Shanghai. Air China & United frequently offer the best deals on Detroit to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air China
DTTSHA
Sat 1/14
2 stops
SHADTT
Wed 2/1
2 stops
$673
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United
DTTSHA
Mon 10/24
2 stops
SHADTT
Mon 10/31
2 stops
$740
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United
DTTSHA
Fri 11/11
2 stops
SHADTT
Fri 11/18
2 stops
$740
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China Eastern
DTTSHA
Fri 11/25
1 stop
SHADTT
Wed 12/7
1 stop
$886
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China Eastern
DTTSHA
Wed 11/30
1 stop
SHADTT
Sat 12/3
1 stop
$886
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China Southern
DTTSHA
Tue 11/8
2 stops
SHADTT
Tue 11/15
2 stops
$952
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Air Canada
DTTSHA
Sat 10/29
2 stops
SHADTT
Sat 11/5
2 stops
$965
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American
DTTSHA
Tue 1/10
1 stop
SHADTT
Tue 1/24
1 stop
$1,086
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Turkish
DTTSHA
Sat 1/14
2 stops
SHADTT
Wed 2/1
2 stops
$1,223
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Turkish
DTTSHA
Sat 1/21
2 stops
SHADTT
Sun 2/5
2 stops
$1,223
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Turkish
DTTSHA
Sat 1/28
2 stops
SHADTT
Sat 2/4
2 stops
$1,223
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Korean
DTTSHA
Tue 11/22
2 stops
SHADTT
Sun 12/4
2 stops
$1,249
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JAL
DTTSHA
Tue 1/10
2 stops
SHADTT
Tue 1/24
2 stops
$1,342
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British Airways
DTTSHA
Fri 11/11
2 stops
SHADTT
Fri 11/18
2 stops
$1,384
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Qatar
DTTSHA
Tue 11/1
2 stops
SHADTT
Tue 11/8
2 stops
$1,446
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Air France
DTTSHA
Sat 11/5
2 stops
SHADTT
Sat 11/12
2 stops
$1,501
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Austrian
DTTSHA
Thu 12/15
2 stops
SHADTT
Wed 1/4
2 stops
$1,511
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KLM
DTTSHA
Mon 10/10
1 stop
SHADTT
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$1,664
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KLM
DTTSHA
Wed 10/12
1 stop
SHADTT
Sun 10/16
1 stop
$1,664
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KLM
DTTSHA
Wed 10/19
1 stop
SHADTT
Sun 10/23
1 stop
$1,664
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KLM
DTTSHA
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SHADTT
Sun 10/30
1 stop
$1,664
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KLM
DTTSHA
Thu 10/27
1 stop
SHADTT
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$1,664
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Lufthansa
DTTSHA
Wed 10/19
1 stop
SHADTT
Sun 10/23
1 stop
$1,684
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Virgin Atlantic
DTTSHA
Sat 12/17
2 stops
SHADTT
Thu 1/5
2 stops
$6,250
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How Much is a Flight from Detroit to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Detroit to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $800.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Detroit to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Detroit to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Detroit to Shanghai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Detroit to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,688 $972
7-14 days $1,571 $898
14-21 days $1,496 $893
21-30 days $1,496 $740
30-60 days $1,422 $740
60-90 days $1,496 $775
90+ days $1,496 $654

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Shanghai

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Detroit to Shanghai is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$740 $775 $820 $775 $740 $847 $899

Compare Flight Prices from Detroit to Shanghai by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Detroit to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Detroit Shanghai China Eastern 9/30/16 10/3/16 1 $1,177
October Detroit Shanghai United 10/24/16 10/31/16 2 $740
November Detroit Shanghai United 11/11/16 11/18/16 2 $740
December Detroit Shanghai Air China 12/1/16 12/8/16 2 $775
January Detroit Shanghai Air China 1/14/17 2/1/17 2 $673
February Detroit Shanghai Air China 2/16/17 2/24/17 2 $720
March Detroit Shanghai Air China 3/16/17 4/2/17 2 $654
April Detroit Shanghai China Eastern 4/13/17 4/20/17 1 $893

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Detroit to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$1,302
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$1,302 $1,008
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$1,008 $893
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$893 $824
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$824 $899
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$899

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit to Shanghai

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Detroit to Shanghai is $1,026.

The average price for direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai is $1,665.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:31 16:31

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Detroit to Shanghai

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 Detroit 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 Detroit to Shanghai is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Shanghai is $954.

Detroit to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Detroit to Shanghai flight time is 14 hours and 26 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Shanghai is 7,120 miles (11,458 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Detroit flying to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00Number of routes searched: 119Number of itineraries searched: 208,062

Wondering which airlines fly out of Detroit to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Detroit airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Detroit to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
China Southern -
Delta -
China Eastern -
American DFW
American LAX
American LGA
American ORD
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
AeroMexico MEX
Alitalia FCO
China Southern PEK
Delta ATL
Delta JFK
Delta LAX
Delta MCO
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
China Eastern PEK
United EWR
United ORD
United SFO
Virgin Atlantic LHR

Detroit to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Detroit to New York American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $141

Cheap International Flights from Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Detroit to Beijing American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Turkish, United $673
Flights from Detroit to Seoul American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, United $676
Flights from Detroit to Taipei American, Air Canada, Air France, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean, KLM, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, United $878
Flights from Detroit to Hangzhou American, Air France, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, KLM, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, United $914
Flights from Detroit to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Qatar, Turkish, United $832
Flights from Detroit to Nanjing Air France, Air China, China Southern, Delta, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Asiana $939
Flights from Detroit to NingboCheck Dates
Flights from Detroit to Manila Air France, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar $662
Flights from Detroit to Hong Kong American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, Turkish, United $800
Flights from Detroit to Okinawa Cathay, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, United $820
Flights from Detroit to YiwuCheck Dates

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cleveland to Shanghai American, Air Canada, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Delta, Emirates, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana, Qatar, United $658
Flights from Columbus to Shanghai American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, Delta, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana, Qatar, United $724
Flights from Grand Rapids to Shanghai American, British Airways, Delta, JAL, Qantas, Qatar, United $730
Flights from Dayton to Shanghai American, British Airways, Delta, JAL, Qatar, United $807
Flights from Lansing to Shanghai American, Delta, United $808
Flights from Windsor to Shanghai Air Canada $708
Flights from Akron - Canton to Shanghai American, Delta, United Check Dates
Flights from Flint to Shanghai American, British Airways, Delta, Qatar, United $810
Flights from Ft Wayne to Shanghai American, British Airways, Delta, Qatar, United $1,186
Flights from Saginaw to Shanghai Delta, United $1,562
Flights from London to Shanghai Air Canada, Delta, United $720
Flights from Toledo to Shanghai American, British Airways, JAL, Qatar $810
Flights from Columbus to Beijing American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, Delta, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana, Qatar, Brussels, United $730
Flights from Cleveland to Beijing American, Air Canada, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Delta, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana, Qatar, Turkish, United $558
Flights from Cleveland to Taipei American, Air Canada, EVA Air, Air China, Delta, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana, United $683
Flights from Columbus to Taipei American, Air Canada, Air China, Delta, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana, United $868
Flights from Cleveland to Seoul American, Air Canada, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Delta, Emirates, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana, Qatar, Turkish, United $676
Flights from Columbus to Seoul American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, Delta, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana, Qatar, United $796
Cheap Flights from Detroit to Shanghai