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Cheap Flights from Detroit to Shanghai, CN, China - DTT to SHA Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:00 PM

Popular flights from Detroit to Shanghai Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:00 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 11, 2016 $824
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $824
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $2,163
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,411
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $1,411
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $1,411
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $1,411
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $1,411
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 $1,043
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 19, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $1,009
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $673
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $673
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $673
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $673
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $673
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 16, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $919

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Detroit to Shanghai (DTT to SHA)?

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 $1,106.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Detroit to Shanghai (DTT to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Detroit to Shanghai

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $2,102 $1,811
7-14 days $2,032 $1,392
14-21 days $2,032 $1,498
21-30 days $2,032 $1,455
30-60 days $1,932 $1,145
60-90 days $1,646 $1,145
90+ days $1,485 $673

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,145 $1,145 $824 $1,145 $1,169 $1,169 $1,145

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Detroit to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Detroit Shanghai China Southern 5/29/16 6/5/16 2 $1,564
June Detroit Shanghai China Eastern 6/30/16 7/3/16 1 $1,169
July Detroit Shanghai China Eastern 7/19/16 7/22/16 1 $1,145
August Detroit Shanghai Hainan 8/30/16 9/10/16 1 $773
September Detroit Shanghai Hainan 9/3/16 9/10/16 1 $673
October Detroit Shanghai Hainan 10/13/16 10/29/16 1 $673
November Detroit Shanghai Hainan 11/17/16 11/25/16 2 $881
December Detroit Shanghai Hainan 12/1/16 12/13/16 1 $673

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Detroit to Shanghai (DTT to SHA)

Your Detroit 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 Detroit to Shanghai is $1,405.

The average price for non-stop flights from Detroit to Shanghai is $2,055.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Detroit to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:39 16:39

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Detroit to Shanghai (DTT 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 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 $1,096.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Shanghai is $1,405.

Detroit to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Detroit to Shanghai flight time is 14 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Detroit and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Shanghai is 7120 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop 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 Flying from Detroit to Shanghai (DTT to SHA) Number of flights searched: 495Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:00 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Detroit 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 Detroit to Shanghai.

Detroit to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
American DCA / ORD X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ / YVR X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta NRT X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA / MUC X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
United IAD / EWR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Detroit 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 Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Detroit to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $143

Cheap International Flights from Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Detroit to Beijing American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $673
Detroit to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Korean, Asiana, United $1,278
Detroit to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, United $1,025
Detroit to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Detroit to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,401
Detroit to Nanjing American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $1,339
Detroit to Ningbo American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Detroit to Manila American, Alaska, Philippine, United $1,232
Detroit to Hong Kong American, Alaska, Cathay, Hong Kong, United $1,144
Detroit to Okinawa American, Alaska, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,601
Detroit to Yiwu American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cleveland to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $654
Columbus to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $1,061
Grand Rapids to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $1,061
Dayton to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,471
Lansing to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $1,076
Windsor to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern $897
Akron - Canton to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $1,341
Flint to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Ft Wayne to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,701
Saginaw to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $1,441
London to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern $2,075
Toledo to Shanghai American, Air China, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,075
Columbus to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $799
Cleveland to Beijing American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $679
Cleveland to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, United $942
Columbus to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, United $1,501
Cleveland to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $1,185
Columbus to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $1,285
Cheap Flights from Detroit to Shanghai, CN, China, from $673 Round trip from DTT to SHA