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Cheap Flights from New York to Shanghai, CN, China - NYC to SHA Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:34 PM

Popular flights from New York to Shanghai Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:34 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 1, 2016 Aug 7, 2016 $630
Aug 1, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $630
Aug 1, 2016 Aug 13, 2016 $630
Aug 1, 2016 Aug 14, 2016 $630
Aug 1, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $630
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $1,365
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $1,365
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $851
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $851
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $851
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $851
Sep 23, 2016 Oct 7, 2016 $851
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $834
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $614
Sep 23, 2016 Oct 7, 2016 $614
Sep 25, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $614
Sep 26, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $614
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $593
Sep 23, 2016 Oct 7, 2016 $593
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 16, 2016 $2,250
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 17, 2016 $7,589
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 $866
May 31, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $866
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $866
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 $866
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $866

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from New York to Shanghai (NYC to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New York to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $638.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from New York to Shanghai (NYC to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from New York 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 New York to Shanghai

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $858 $740
7-14 days $834 $740
14-21 days $866 $740
21-30 days $1,085 $740
30-60 days $1,229 $866
60-90 days $884 $630
90+ days $866 $593

Cheapest Day To Fly from New York to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$630 $630 $630 $630 $655 $655 $630

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from New York to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May New York Shanghai United 5/31/16 6/5/16 0 $866
June New York Shanghai Air China 6/1/16 6/5/16 1 $740
July New York Shanghai Hainan 7/6/16 7/18/16 1 $869
August New York Shanghai Air China 8/1/16 8/7/16 1 $630
September New York Shanghai Hainan 9/21/16 10/5/16 1 $593
October New York Shanghai Hainan 10/1/16 10/14/16 1 $593
November New York Shanghai Hainan 11/8/16 11/13/16 1 $617
December New York Shanghai Air China 12/1/16 12/21/16 1 $630

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from New York 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 New York to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$874
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$874 $874
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$874 $1,106
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,106 $1,726
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,726

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from New York to Shanghai (NYC to SHA)

Your New York 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 New York to Shanghai is $1,026.

The average price for non-stop flights from New York to Shanghai is $1,128.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from New York to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:45 16:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from New York to Shanghai (NYC 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 New York 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 New York to Shanghai is $1,034.

The average price for round trip flights from New York to Shanghai is $1,026.

New York to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from New York to Shanghai?
Answer: The average New York to Shanghai flight time is 15 hours and 12 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between New York and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from New York to Shanghai is 7375 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from New York to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from New York to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from New York to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between New York and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New York to Shanghai?
Answer: Tokyo, JP

Airlines Flying from New York to Shanghai (NYC to SHA) Number of flights searched: 878Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:34 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from New York 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 New York to Shanghai.

New York to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW 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
Air India DEL X X X X X
Finnair HEL X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
Air China PEK / DLC X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X
China Airlines TPE / KHH X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Cathay YVR / HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Emirates MXP / DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
JAL NRT X X X X X X X
JAL NRT / NGO X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Swiss GVA / ZRH X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
All Nippon NRT X X X X X X X
All Nippon NRT / NGO X X X X X X X
Austrian VIE X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Philippine YVR / MNL X X X
Qantas LAX / SYD X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Singapore FRA / SIN X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
United CLE / ORD X X X X X X X
Virgin Atlantic LHR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in New York 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 New York - NYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $297
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81

Cheap International Flights from New York - NYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet $701
New York to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $628
New York to Beijing American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $611
New York to Paris Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes $476
New York to Manila Cebu Pacific, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $517
New York to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America $971
New York to Taipei American, Alaska, JetBlue, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $663
New York to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, United $573
New York to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $744

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Boston to Shanghai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $603
Newark to Shanghai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $593
Philadelphia to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $673
Baltimore to Shanghai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $671
Providence to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,282
Albany to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $981
Syracuse to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $1,061
Hartford to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $691
Ithaca to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $1,160
Harrisburg to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $750
Manchester to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $1,924
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Binghamton to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Westchester County to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $926
Elmira - Corning to Shanghai American, China Southern, China Eastern, United $1,430
Wilkes - Barre to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United $941
Newburgh to Shanghai American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern Check Dates
Atlantic City to ShanghaiCheck Dates
Long Island MacArthur to Shanghai American, China Eastern, United $1,050
Cheap Flights from New York to Shanghai, CN, China, from $593 Round trip from NYC to SHA