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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chicago, IL, United States - SHA to CHI Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:46 PM

Popular flights from Shanghai to Chicago Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:46 PM

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Hainan
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Sun 9/11
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Mon 9/19
1 stop
CNY3,629
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Hainan
SHACHI
Sun 9/11
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Sun 9/25
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CNY3,629
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Hainan
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Mon 9/12
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Mon 9/19
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CNY3,629
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Hainan
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Mon 9/12
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Tue 9/20
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CNY3,629
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Hainan
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Mon 9/12
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Mon 9/26
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CNY3,629
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American
SHACHI
Tue 10/4
1 stop
CHISHA
Tue 10/11
1 stop
CNY5,173
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American
SHACHI
Tue 10/4
1 stop
CHISHA
Wed 10/12
1 stop
CNY5,173
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American
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Tue 10/4
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Sun 10/16
nonstop
CNY5,173
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American
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Tue 10/4
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Sun 10/16
1 stop
CNY5,173
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American
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Tue 10/4
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Tue 10/18
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CNY5,173
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China Eastern
SHACHI
Sun 10/2
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CNY5,173
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China Eastern
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CNY5,173
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China Eastern
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Mon 10/3
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Mon 10/17
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CNY5,173
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China Eastern
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Fri 10/7
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Fri 10/14
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CNY5,173
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China Eastern
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Sat 10/8
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Sat 10/22
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CNY5,173
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United
SHACHI
Sun 10/2
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Tue 10/11
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CNY5,293
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United
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CNY5,293
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United
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CNY5,293
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United
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CNY5,293
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China Southern
SHACHI
Thu 10/6
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Tue 10/11
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CNY6,065
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China Southern
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Thu 10/6
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China Southern
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China Southern
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China Southern
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Air China
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Tue 9/13
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CNY7,250
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Air China
SHACHI
Tue 10/4
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Tue 10/11
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CNY7,250
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Air China
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Tue 10/4
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CNY7,250
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Air China
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Tue 10/18
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CNY7,250
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Alaska
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Tue 6/28
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Wed 7/13
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Chicago (SHA to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY3,629.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Chicago (SHA to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY10,819 CNY6,292
7-14 days CNY9,161 CNY5,799
14-21 days CNY9,161 CNY5,799
21-30 days CNY9,161 CNY7,770
30-60 days CNY7,743 CNY6,864
60-90 days CNY6,165 CNY3,629
90+ days CNY5,173 CNY3,629

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY3,629 CNY3,629 CNY3,629 CNY3,629 CNY3,629 CNY3,629 CNY3,629

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Shanghai Chicago Hainan 6/30/16 7/7/16 1 CNY6,964
July Shanghai Chicago Hainan 7/11/16 7/17/16 1 CNY5,799
August Shanghai Chicago China Eastern 8/30/16 9/2/16 0 CNY6,165
September Shanghai Chicago Hainan 9/11/16 9/19/16 1 CNY3,629
October Shanghai Chicago Hainan 10/3/16 10/13/16 1 CNY3,629
November Shanghai Chicago Hainan 11/1/16 11/8/16 1 CNY3,629
December Shanghai Chicago Hainan 12/1/16 12/8/16 1 CNY3,629
January Shanghai Chicago China Eastern 1/25/17 2/11/17 0 CNY6,079

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

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 Shanghai to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
CNY10,825
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
CNY10,825 CNY11,118
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
CNY11,118 CNY9,381
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CNY9,381 CNY10,832
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
CNY10,832

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Chicago (SHA to CHI)

Your Shanghai to Chicago 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 Shanghai to Chicago is CNY8,775.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Chicago is CNY8,102.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:50 16:50
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:40 11:40
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:55 15:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Chicago (SHA to CHI)

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 Shanghai to Chicago. 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 Shanghai to Chicago is CNY6,877.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Chicago is CNY8,715.

Shanghai to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Chicago?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Chicago flight time is 13 hours and 56 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Chicago is 11329 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Chicago?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Shanghai to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 33% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Chicago?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Chicago (SHA to CHI) Number of flights searched: 891Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:46 PM

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

Shanghai to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American LAX X X X X X X X
Air Canada 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
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG 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
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Hainan PEK X X X X X X X
Iberia MAD X X X
JAL NRT X X X X X X X
JAL NGO / NRT 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
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
All Nippon NRT X X X X X X X
All Nippon NGO / NRT X X X X X X X
Austrian VIE X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX 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 Shanghai and Chicago, 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 Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Toronto Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet CNY4,874
Shanghai to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,587
Shanghai to Detroit American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY6,531
Shanghai to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,213
Shanghai to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY7,736
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,944
Shanghai to South Bend Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Shanghai to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,481
Shanghai to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,047
Shanghai to San Francisco American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY3,629
Shanghai to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY3,995
Shanghai to St Louis American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,047
Shanghai to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CNY4,527
Shanghai to Washington American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,213
Shanghai to Atlanta Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,047
Shanghai to Vancouver Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, WestJet CNY4,108
Shanghai to Kalamazoo American, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,618
Shanghai to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CNY5,047
Shanghai to Columbus American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,213
Shanghai to Cincinnati American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,213
Shanghai to Pittsburgh American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CNY5,213
Shanghai to Cleveland American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,213
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,798
Shanghai to Madison American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY7,836

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Chicago Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,760
Hangzhou to Chicago American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CNY3,629
Ningbo to Chicago American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY5,067
Wuxi to Chicago Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Changzhou to Chicago Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chicago, IL, United States, from CNY3,629 Round trip from SHA to CHI