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Flights from San Jose to Shanghai, China Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:13 -05:00

San Jose to Shanghai Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:13 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,455,725,213 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Hainan & Air China frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Hainan
SJCSHA
Mon 2/27
1 stop
SHASJC
Mon 3/6
1 stop
$493
Air China
SJCSHA
Thu 1/26
nonstop
SHASJC
Thu 2/9
nonstop
$584
Air Canada
SJCSHA
Sat 1/28
1 stop
SHASJC
Sat 2/4
1 stop
$608
United
SJCSHA
Mon 2/20
2 stops
SHASJC
Mon 2/27
2 stops
$672
All Nippon
SJCSHA
Mon 4/10
2 stops
SHASJC
Mon 4/24
2 stops
$684
China Southern
SJCSHA
Wed 3/8
2 stops
SHASJC
Tue 3/28
2 stops
$763

How Much is a Flight from San Jose 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 San Jose to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $526.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Jose 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 San Jose 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 San Jose 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 San Jose to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $584 $781
7-14 days $654 $608
14-21 days $829 $608
21-30 days $654 $608
30-60 days $632 $493
60-90 days $632 $493
90+ days $632 $493

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Jose to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,464,553,548 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Jose to Shanghai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$493 $632 $493 $584 $493 $493 $493

Compare Flight Prices from San Jose 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 San Jose to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January San Jose Shanghai Air China 1/26/17 2/9/17 0 $584
February San Jose Shanghai Hainan 2/27/17 3/6/17 1 $493
March San Jose Shanghai Hainan 3/1/17 3/5/17 1 $493
April San Jose Shanghai Hainan 4/2/17 4/10/17 1 $493
May San Jose Shanghai American 5/16/17 5/30/17 1 $837
June San Jose Shanghai Air Canada 6/5/17 6/20/17 1 $1,062
July San Jose Shanghai American 7/3/17 7/11/17 1 $930
August San Jose Shanghai All Nippon 8/28/17 9/1/17 1 $912

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Jose 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 San Jose to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$1,098
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,098 $1,238
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,238 $608
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$608 $654
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$654 $745
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$745

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Jose 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 San Jose to Shanghai is $793.

The average price for direct flights from San Jose to Shanghai is $843.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Jose to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 11:30 11:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Jose 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 San Jose 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 San Jose to Shanghai is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Jose to Shanghai is $712.

San Jose to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Jose to Shanghai?
Answer: The average San Jose to Shanghai flight time is 13 hours and 20 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from San Jose?
Answer: The distance from San Jose to Shanghai is 6,166 miles (9,923 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Jose to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 2 direct flights from San Jose to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular San Jose airlines for direct flights from San Jose to Shanghai?
Answer: Air China provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Jose and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Jose to Shanghai?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Jose flying to Shanghai Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:13 -05:00Number of routes searched: 160Number of itineraries searched: 215,901

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Jose to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of San Jose 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.

San Jose to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
Major Airlines -
China Eastern -
United -
American LAX
American DFW
American ORD
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
AeroMexico MEX
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China CKG
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern WUH
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines SEA
Etihad AUH
Hainan PEK
JAL HND
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
China Eastern TAO
All Nippon HND
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
United EWR
United LAX
United ORD
Virgin Atlantic LHR

San Jose to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Jose 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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Cheap International Flights from San Jose - SJC Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:13 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

FlightsLowest Price
San Jose to Tokyo$588

Cheap Domestic Flights to Shanghai - SHA Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:13 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from San Jose to Shanghai