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Cheap Flights from Seattle to Shanghai, CN, China - SEA to SHA Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:42 PM

Popular flights from Seattle to Shanghai Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:42 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
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 9, 2016 $639
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 18, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 $1,178
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 $603
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $603
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 27, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 $819
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 $879
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 $568
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $568
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 $568
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $621
Sep 2, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 $621
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 9, 2016 $621
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 26, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $575

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Seattle to Shanghai (SEA to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seattle to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $712.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Seattle to Shanghai (SEA to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Seattle 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 Seattle to Shanghai

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,018 $1,046
7-14 days $1,113 $1,057
14-21 days $1,273 $1,057
21-30 days $1,068 $1,092
30-60 days $888 $840
60-90 days $888 $802
90+ days $598 $575

Cheapest Day To Fly from Seattle to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$803 $694 $694 $654 $803 $679 $654

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Seattle to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Seattle Shanghai Hainan 5/31/16 6/3/16 1 $1,099
June Seattle Shanghai Hainan 6/1/16 6/17/16 0 $1,018
July Seattle Shanghai Hainan 7/11/16 7/25/16 1 $840
August Seattle Shanghai Hainan 8/31/16 9/16/16 2 $568
September Seattle Shanghai Hainan 9/1/16 9/4/16 2 $568
October Seattle Shanghai Hainan 10/29/16 11/13/16 2 $602
November Seattle Shanghai Hainan 11/9/16 11/27/16 0 $608
December Seattle Shanghai Hainan 12/4/16 12/9/16 0 $608

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,138
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,138

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Seattle to Shanghai (SEA to SHA)

Your Seattle 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 Seattle to Shanghai is $918.

The average price for non-stop flights from Seattle to Shanghai is $1,291.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Seattle to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:34 15:34
Hainan 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 12:00 12:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Seattle to Shanghai (SEA 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 Seattle 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 Seattle to Shanghai is $665.

The average price for round trip flights from Seattle to Shanghai is $914.

Seattle to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Seattle to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Seattle to Shanghai flight time is 12 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Seattle and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Seattle to Shanghai is 5708 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Seattle to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 10 direct flights from Seattle to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Seattle to Shanghai?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 70% of the non-stop flights between Seattle and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Seattle to Shanghai?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Seattle to Shanghai (SEA to SHA) Number of flights searched: 801Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:42 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Seattle 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 Seattle to Shanghai.

Seattle to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Air Canada YVR X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYC / YVR 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
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Hainan - X X X
Hainan PEK X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA / MUC 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
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Seattle and Shanghai, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Seattle - SEA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $868
Seattle to Beijing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $544
Seattle to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $902
Seattle to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, United $619
Seattle to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $672
Seattle to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $604
Seattle to Bangkok American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $814
Seattle to Ningbo Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United Check Dates
Seattle to Manila American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $685
Seattle to Nanjing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $1,011

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Vancouver to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet, Shenzhen $461
Portland to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $553
Victoria to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, WestJet $686
Bellingham to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $621
Pasco to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,512
Nanaimo to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern $1,026
Vancouver to Beijing Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Transat, WestJet $469
Vancouver to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong $474
Vancouver to Seoul Air Canada, Korean, Asiana, WestJet $737
Vancouver to Taipei Air Canada, EVA Air, China Airlines, WestJet $678
Vancouver to Tokyo Air Canada, JAL, All Nippon, WestJet $649
Vancouver to Hong Kong Air Canada, Cathay, Hong Kong, WestJet $559
Vancouver to Nanjing Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong $474
Vancouver to London Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $526
Vancouver to Ningbo Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong $1,129
Portland to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Vancouver to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet, Shenzhen $461
Portland to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $875
Portland to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $782
Vancouver to Bangkok Air Canada, Thai $801
Cheap Flights from Seattle to Shanghai, CN, China, from $568 Round trip from SEA to SHA