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Cheap Flights from Detroit to Shanghai, CN, China - DTT to SHA

Popular flights from Detroit to Shanghai

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
Jul 30, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $1,269
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $1,341
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $1,341
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 19, 2016 $991
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $1,160
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $1,160
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $673
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $673
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,119

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 $1,311.

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 $0 $1,632
7-14 days $4,644 $991
14-21 days $2,033 $1,181
21-30 days $2,033 $1,181
30-60 days $2,033 $1,173
60-90 days $1,933 $1,308
90+ days $1,477 $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
$1,370 $1,173 $991 $1,394 $1,464 $1,269 $1,521

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 Eastern 5/11/16 5/19/16 1 $991
June Detroit Shanghai Hainan 6/7/16 6/21/16 1 $1,173
July Detroit Shanghai Air China 7/30/16 8/16/16 2 $1,269
August Detroit Shanghai Hainan 8/30/16 9/13/16 1 $673
September Detroit Shanghai Hainan 9/1/16 9/17/16 1 $673
October Detroit Shanghai Hainan 10/18/16 11/1/16 1 $673
November Detroit Shanghai Air China 11/22/16 12/12/16 2 $825
December Detroit Shanghai American 12/7/16 12/21/16 1 $1,291

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 $1,650.

The average price for non-stop flights from Detroit to Shanghai is $2,338.

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 16:34 16:34

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 $1,291.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Shanghai is $1,650.

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 18 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)

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 CLT / 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 EWR 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, JetBlue, Spirit, United $97

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, Korean, Asiana, United $1,317
Detroit to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, United $1,102
Detroit to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Detroit to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,328
Detroit to Nanjing American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Detroit to Ningbo American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $1,518
Detroit to Manila American, Alaska, Philippine, United $1,260
Detroit to Hong Kong American, Alaska, Cathay, Hong Kong, United $1,424
Detroit to Okinawa American, Alaska, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,547
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, China Eastern, United $780
Columbus to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $959
Grand Rapids to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,069
Dayton to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,136
Lansing to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $1,621
Windsor to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern $1,073
Akron - Canton to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,428
Flint to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Ft Wayne to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,269
Saginaw to Shanghai Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $1,481
London to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern $1,350
Toledo to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,486
Columbus to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $655
Cleveland to Beijing American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $679
Cleveland to Taipei American, Alaska, JetBlue, EVA Air, China Airlines, United $1,000
Columbus to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, United $1,114
Cleveland to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $1,187
Columbus to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $1,210
Cheap Flights from Detroit to Shanghai, CN, China, from $673 Round trip from DTT to SHA