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Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai, China Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:50 AM

Los Angeles to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:50 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai. American & Hainan frequently offer the best deals on Los Angeles to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
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Tue 10/4
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Mon 10/10
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American
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Tue 10/18
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Sun 10/23
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American
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Tue 10/18
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Thu 10/27
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American
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Wed 10/19
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Sun 10/23
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American
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Wed 10/19
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Mon 10/24
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Hainan
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Thu 12/1
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Wed 12/7
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$523
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China Southern
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Fri 9/30
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Sat 10/8
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$527
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China Southern
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Wed 10/26
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Wed 11/9
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$527
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China Southern
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Sat 11/5
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Wed 11/16
1 stop
$527
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China Southern
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Sun 11/27
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Mon 12/5
1 stop
$527
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Air China
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Sun 1/22
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Tue 1/31
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$528
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United
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Tue 10/18
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Sun 10/23
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$535
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United
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Tue 10/18
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Thu 10/27
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$535
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United
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Tue 10/18
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Fri 10/28
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$535
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United
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Wed 10/19
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Sun 10/23
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$535
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United
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Wed 10/19
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Mon 10/24
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$535
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Air Canada
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Sun 11/27
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Mon 12/5
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$553
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Air Canada
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Mon 12/5
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$553
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China Eastern
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Sun 11/27
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Mon 12/5
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Philippine
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Wed 11/9
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Sat 11/12
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Philippine
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Wed 11/9
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Tue 11/22
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Philippine
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Sun 11/13
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Tue 11/22
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Philippine
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Wed 11/23
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Sat 11/26
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Philippine
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Wed 11/23
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Tue 12/6
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All Nippon
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Mon 11/28
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Sun 12/11
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All Nippon
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Wed 1/25
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Wed 2/8
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All Nippon
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Wed 1/25
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Fri 2/10
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$610
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Asiana
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Sun 11/27
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Mon 12/5
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China Airlines
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Tue 11/1
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Wed 11/16
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$715
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China Airlines
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Tue 11/29
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Wed 12/14
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$715
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Sun 10/16
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$728
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Thu 10/20
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Fri 10/21
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Sat 10/22
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Sun 10/23
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$728
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EVA Air
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Thu 10/27
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Sun 10/30
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$792
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EVA Air
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Thu 10/27
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Mon 10/31
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EVA Air
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Thu 10/27
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EVA Air
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Thu 10/27
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Sun 11/6
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EVA Air
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Thu 10/27
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Mon 11/7
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Korean
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Sun 11/6
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Wed 11/9
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Korean
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Sun 11/6
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Sun 11/13
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Korean
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Mon 11/7
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Fri 11/11
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Qatar
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Sun 10/2
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Mon 10/10
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Qatar
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Wed 10/12
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Wed 10/19
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Qatar
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Wed 10/12
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Thu 10/20
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Qatar
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Qatar
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Cathay
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Finnair
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Emirates
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Wed 1/18
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Mon 1/30
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Emirates
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Wed 2/1
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Singapore
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Tue 12/13
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British Airways
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Mon 12/5
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Iberia
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Sat 12/24
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Iberia
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Fri 12/23
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Mon 1/9
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Lufthansa
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Sun 11/27
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Mon 12/5
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Virgin Atlantic
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Wed 10/5
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Wed 10/12
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Qantas
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Tue 11/8
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Qantas
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Mon 11/14
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Qantas
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Wed 11/9
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Qantas
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Qantas
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How Much is a Flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai?

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 $505.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Los Angeles 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 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 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 to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $505 $515
7-14 days $859 $587
14-21 days $505 $515
21-30 days $505 $515
30-60 days $505 $511
60-90 days $505 $510
90+ days $511 $522

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Shanghai

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Los Angeles to Shanghai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$505 $505 $505 $505 $505 $505 $505

Compare Flight Prices from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Los Angeles Shanghai China Southern 9/30/16 10/8/16 1 $527
October Los Angeles Shanghai American 10/4/16 10/10/16 0 $505
November Los Angeles Shanghai American 11/1/16 11/4/16 0 $505
December Los Angeles Shanghai American 12/1/16 12/7/16 0 $505
January Los Angeles Shanghai American 1/18/17 2/6/17 0 $523
February Los Angeles Shanghai American 2/9/17 2/16/17 0 $511
March Los Angeles Shanghai American 3/1/17 3/8/17 0 $523
April Los Angeles Shanghai Air China 4/2/17 4/9/17 1 $529

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$555
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$555 $798
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$798 $628
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$628 $516
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$516 $505
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$505

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Shanghai is $1,022.

The average price for direct flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai is $1,000.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:55 10:55
Delta 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:00 13:00
China Eastern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:00 12:30
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:05 13:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 to Shanghai is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai is $1,013.

Los Angeles to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Shanghai flight time is 13 hours and 57 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Shanghai is 6,470 miles (10,412 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 32 direct flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Los Angeles airlines for direct 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: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Los Angeles flying to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:50 AMNumber of routes searched: 247Number of itineraries searched: 3,980,216

Wondering which airlines fly out of Los Angeles to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Los Angeles 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 to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
China Southern CAN
American -
Air Canada YVR
Korean ICN
Aeroflot SVO
JAL NRT
American ORD
Air China PEK
Philippine MNL
Cathay HKG
American DFW
Delta SEA
EVA Air TPE
Delta DTW
Emirates DXB
KLM AMS
Turkish IST
Etihad AUH
Swiss ZRH
Qatar DOH
JAL KIX
Air France CDG
JAL HND
British Airways LHR
Singapore SIN
Lufthansa FRA
Delta ATL
Qantas SYD
Ethiopian ADD
Hainan CSX
Air China SZX
Qantas MEL
Air Canada YYZ
China Eastern NKG
AeroMexico MEX
Delta SFO
United EWR
Air New Zealand AKL
Austrian VIE
Delta JFK
Lufthansa MUC
China Eastern CTU
American AUS
American MCO
Alitalia FCO
Iberia MAD

Los Angeles to Shanghai Airports

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

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $253
Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $110
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Delta, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Los Angeles to Tokyo American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Hawaiian, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $510
Flights from Los Angeles to Seoul American, Air Canada, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United $481
Flights from Los Angeles to Taipei American, Air Canada, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United $443
Flights from Los Angeles to Hong Kong American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $458
Flights from Los Angeles to Beijing American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qatar, Singapore, Aeroflot, Turkish, United $522
Flights from Los Angeles to Bangkok American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United $442
Flights from Los Angeles to Hangzhou American, EVA Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, United $510
Flights from Los Angeles to Manila Air France, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $431
Flights from Los Angeles to Guangzhou American, Air Canada, Air France, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $471
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanjing Air France, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Asiana, United $458
Flights from Los Angeles to Ningbo Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern $529
Flights from Los Angeles to Okinawa Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, United $496
Flights from Los Angeles to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, Aeroflot, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Atlantic $486
Flights from Los Angeles to Wuxi Air China, China Southern, China Eastern $529
Flights from Los Angeles to Osaka American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Singapore, United $516

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Diego to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, United $528
Flights from Tijuana to Shanghai AeroMexico $1,055
Flights from Ontario to Shanghai American, AeroMexico, British Airways, Delta, United $605
Flights from Santa Ana to Shanghai American, Air Canada, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Qatar, United $590
Flights from Burbank to Shanghai American, Delta, Qatar, United $700
Flights from Long Beach to Shanghai American, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Qatar, Turkish $972
Flights from Santa Barbara to Shanghai American, United $793
Flights from Palomar to ShanghaiCheck Dates
Flights from Palm Springs to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Delta, Korean, Qantas, Singapore, United Check Dates
Flights from San Luis Obispo to Shanghai American, United Check Dates
Flights from Bakersfield to Shanghai American, United Check Dates
Flights from San Diego to Hangzhou American, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, United $596
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai