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Flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai, China

Los Angeles, California to Shanghai Last modified: May 27, 2017 1:50 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 22,601,995,360 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Air China & China Southern frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air China
LAXSHA
Sun 8/27
1 stop
SHALAX
Wed 9/6
1 stop
$529
China Southern
LAXSHA
Wed 8/23
1 stop
SHALAX
Sun 9/3
1 stop
$529
Hainan
LAXSHA
Wed 9/6
1 stop
SHALAX
Wed 9/13
1 stop
$533
Xiamen
LAXSHA
Wed 8/30
1 stop
SHALAX
Tue 9/5
1 stop
$589
China Eastern
LAXSHA
Thu 9/21
2 stops
SHALAX
Fri 9/22
2 stops
$590
Air Canada
LAXSHA
Tue 8/29
1 stop
SHALAX
Tue 9/12
1 stop
$666

How Much is a Flight from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $560.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Los Angeles, California 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Los Angeles, California 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 Los Angeles, California to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $826 $765
7-14 days $826 $739
14-21 days $834 $840
21-30 days $826 $831
30-60 days $826 $577
60-90 days $846 $529
90+ days $680 $529

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 22,621,568,219 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$573$555$529$555$549$577$578

Compare Flight Prices from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Los Angeles, California to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Los Angeles, California Shanghai Air Canada 5/31/17 6/13/17 1 $765
June Los Angeles, California Shanghai China Southern 6/4/17 6/13/17 1 $739
July Los Angeles, California Shanghai Hainan 7/8/17 7/17/17 1 $577
August Los Angeles, California Shanghai Air China 8/27/17 9/6/17 1 $529
September Los Angeles, California Shanghai Air China 9/1/17 9/7/17 1 $529
October Los Angeles, California Shanghai Air China 10/1/17 10/18/17 1 $529
November Los Angeles, California Shanghai Air China 11/1/17 11/12/17 1 $529
December Los Angeles, California Shanghai Air China 12/1/17 12/5/17 1 $529

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$826
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$826 $849
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$849 $849
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$849 $826
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$826 $826
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$826

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Los Angeles, California to Shanghai is $667.

The average price for direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai is $872.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:50 11:50
Major Airlines 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:02 13:02
China Eastern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:05 12:30
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:20 13:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Los Angeles, California 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 Los Angeles, California to Shanghai is $444.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai is $607.

Los Angeles, California to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Los Angeles, California to Shanghai flight time is 13 hours and 42 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Los Angeles, California?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai is 6,470 miles (10,412 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Los Angeles, California airlines for direct flights from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles, California and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai?
Answer: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Los Angeles, California flying to Shanghai Last modified: May 27, 2017 1:50 -04:00Number of routes searched: 263Number of itineraries searched: 7,281,039

Wondering which airlines fly out of Los Angeles, California to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Los Angeles, California 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.

Los Angeles, California to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Major Airlines -
China Eastern -
United -
Sichuan CTU
American DFW
American MCO
American ORD
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
AeroMexico MEX
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Air China SZX
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines MSP
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Hainan CKG
Hainan CSX
Iberia MAD
JAL HND
JAL KIX
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Xiamen XMN
China Eastern NKG
China Eastern CTU
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qantas BNE
Qantas MEL
Qantas SYD
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Turkish IST
United SFO
United EWR
United ORD
Virgin Atlantic LHR

Los Angeles, California to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Los Angeles, California 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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