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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai, CN, China - LAX to SHA Last modified: Jul 25, 2016 1:19 AM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 25, 2016 1:19 AM

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Hainan
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Thu 11/3
1 stop
SHALAX
Wed 11/9
1 stop
$548
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Hainan
LAXSHA
Fri 11/4
1 stop
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Fri 11/11
1 stop
$548
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Hainan
LAXSHA
Mon 11/14
1 stop
SHALAX
Fri 11/25
1 stop
$548
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Air China
LAXSHA
Sun 8/28
1 stop
SHALAX
Sat 9/3
1 stop
$609
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Air China
LAXSHA
Sun 8/28
1 stop
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Sun 9/4
1 stop
$609
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Air China
LAXSHA
Sun 8/28
1 stop
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Mon 9/5
1 stop
$609
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Air China
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Sun 8/28
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Sun 9/11
1 stop
$609
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Air China
LAXSHA
Mon 8/29
1 stop
SHALAX
Mon 9/5
1 stop
$609
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China Eastern
LAXSHA
Tue 8/30
1 stop
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Tue 9/6
1 stop
$609
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China Southern
LAXSHA
Wed 8/17
1 stop
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Sat 8/27
1 stop
$609
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China Southern
LAXSHA
Wed 8/17
1 stop
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Sun 8/28
1 stop
$609
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China Southern
LAXSHA
Wed 8/17
1 stop
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Wed 8/31
1 stop
$609
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China Southern
LAXSHA
Wed 8/17
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Thu 9/1
1 stop
$609
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China Southern
LAXSHA
Mon 8/22
1 stop
SHALAX
Mon 8/29
1 stop
$609
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United
LAXSHA
Thu 9/1
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Mon 9/5
nonstop
$666
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United
LAXSHA
Thu 9/1
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Tue 9/6
nonstop
$666
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United
LAXSHA
Thu 9/1
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Wed 9/7
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$666
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United
LAXSHA
Thu 9/1
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Thu 9/8
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$666
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United
LAXSHA
Thu 9/1
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Mon 9/12
nonstop
$666
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American
LAXSHA
Wed 10/19
nonstop
SHALAX
Mon 10/24
nonstop
$723
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American
LAXSHA
Wed 10/19
nonstop
SHALAX
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$723
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American
LAXSHA
Wed 10/19
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Thu 10/27
nonstop
$723
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American
LAXSHA
Wed 10/19
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Mon 10/31
nonstop
$723
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American
LAXSHA
Wed 10/19
nonstop
SHALAX
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$723
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Alaska
LAXSHA
Mon 9/5
1 stop
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Thu 9/8
1 stop
$1,215
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Alaska
LAXSHA
Mon 9/5
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Mon 9/12
1 stop
$1,215
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Alaska
LAXSHA
Wed 9/14
1 stop
SHALAX
Tue 9/27
1 stop
$1,215
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Alaska
LAXSHA
Tue 9/20
1 stop
SHALAX
Tue 10/4
1 stop
$1,215
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Alaska
LAXSHA
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SHALAX
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$1,215
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Hawaiian
LAXSHA
Tue 8/30
2 stops
SHALAX
Tue 9/6
2 stops
$1,446
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to Shanghai (LAX to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $579.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai (LAX to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Shanghai

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,193 $964
7-14 days $1,016 $727
14-21 days $791 $719
21-30 days $791 $609
30-60 days $666 $566
60-90 days $666 $553
90+ days $666 $548

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$553 $609 $553 $609 $619 $553 $553

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Los Angeles Shanghai Air China 7/27/16 8/10/16 1 $964
August Los Angeles Shanghai Air China 8/28/16 9/3/16 1 $609
September Los Angeles Shanghai Hainan 9/26/16 10/7/16 1 $553
October Los Angeles Shanghai Hainan 10/2/16 10/10/16 1 $553
November Los Angeles Shanghai Hainan 11/3/16 11/9/16 1 $548
December Los Angeles Shanghai Hainan 12/1/16 12/7/16 1 $553
January Los Angeles Shanghai Air China 1/1/17 1/10/17 1 $609
February Los Angeles Shanghai Air China 2/20/17 2/27/17 1 $609

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$1,727
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$1,727 $1,376
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$1,376 $1,376
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$1,376 $1,071
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$1,071 $791
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$791

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai (LAX to SHA)

Your Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Shanghai is $753.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai is $1,103.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:25 11:25
Delta 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:25 13:25
China Eastern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:00 12:30
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:25 13:25

Los Angeles to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Shanghai flight time is 13 hours and 47 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Shanghai is 6470 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
Answer: Tokyo, JP

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $246
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, Malaysia, All Nippon, Singapore, United, Island Air $721
Los Angeles to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Jin Air, Asiana, Thai, United $739
Los Angeles to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $630
Los Angeles to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Dragonair, United $533
Los Angeles to Beijing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Virgin America $548
Los Angeles to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $637
Los Angeles to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $614
Los Angeles to Manila American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $558
Los Angeles to Guangzhou Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America $603
Los Angeles to Nanjing Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Sun Country, United $576
Los Angeles to Ningbo Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $1,460
Los Angeles to Okinawa American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $856
Los Angeles to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United $696
Los Angeles to Wuxi Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $614
Los Angeles to Osaka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $742

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $624
Tijuana to Shanghai AeroMexico, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern $1,049
Ontario to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $808
Santa Ana to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $731
Burbank to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $824
Long Beach to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $3,759
Santa Barbara to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $789
Palomar to ShanghaiCheck Dates
Palm Springs to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
San Luis Obispo to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Bakersfield to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $942
San Diego to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $658
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai, CN, China, from $548 Round trip from LAX to SHA