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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chicago, IL, United States - SHA to CHI Last modified: 2016-5-28 下午1:49

Popular flights from Shanghai to Chicago Last modified: 2016-5-28 下午1:49

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
2016-6-22 2016-7-11 ¥5,772
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-30 2016-6-1 ¥5,169
2016-5-30 2016-6-1 ¥5,169
2016-5-30 2016-6-2 ¥5,169
2016-5-30 2016-6-2 ¥5,169
2016-5-31 2016-6-2 ¥5,169
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-30 2016-6-2 ¥5,175
2016-5-31 2016-6-2 ¥5,175
2016-6-1 2016-6-2 ¥5,175
2016-6-3 2016-6-17 ¥5,175
2016-6-6 2016-6-26 ¥5,175
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-8 2016-9-22 ¥6,244
2016-9-13 2016-9-27 ¥6,244
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-14 2016-6-19 ¥3,614
2016-9-7 2016-9-17 ¥3,614
2016-9-8 2016-9-23 ¥3,614
2016-9-9 2016-9-12 ¥3,614
2016-9-11 2016-9-18 ¥3,614
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-13 2016-6-17 ¥5,228
2016-6-18 2016-6-24 ¥5,228
2016-6-22 2016-6-26 ¥5,228
2016-6-22 2016-7-11 ¥5,228
2016-6-24 2016-7-9 ¥5,228

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 ¥3,929.

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 ¥5,169 ¥3,818
7-14 days ¥5,169 ¥3,706
14-21 days ¥5,169 ¥3,614
21-30 days ¥5,169 ¥3,818
30-60 days ¥6,126 ¥6,218
60-90 days ¥6,146 ¥6,264
90+ days ¥5,228 ¥3,614

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
¥3,680 ¥3,614 ¥3,818 ¥3,818 ¥5,044 ¥3,818 ¥3,706

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
May Shanghai Chicago Hainan 16-5-29 16-6-2 1 ¥3,903
June Shanghai Chicago Hainan 16-6-14 16-6-19 1 ¥3,614
July Shanghai Chicago Hainan 16-7-7 16-7-14 1 ¥6,271
August Shanghai Chicago Hainan 16-8-28 16-9-4 1 ¥4,808
September Shanghai Chicago Hainan 16-9-7 16-9-17 1 ¥3,614
October Shanghai Chicago Hainan 16-10-2 16-10-17 1 ¥3,614
November Shanghai Chicago Hainan 16-11-1 16-11-15 1 ¥3,614
December Shanghai Chicago Hainan 16-12-25 17-1-8 1 ¥3,614

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
¥5,169
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
¥5,169 ¥5,234
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
¥5,234 ¥5,169
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
¥5,169 ¥5,175
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
¥5,175 ¥9,019
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
¥9,019

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 ¥6,592.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Chicago is ¥7,438.

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 ¥6,579.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Chicago is ¥6,074.

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: 878Last modified: 2016-5-28 下午1:49

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 YYZ 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
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 EWR 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 Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet ¥5,405
Shanghai to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥4,638
Shanghai to Detroit American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥6,763
Shanghai to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen ¥6,048
Shanghai to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥7,674
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,424
Shanghai to South Bend Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Shanghai to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,546
Shanghai to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen ¥5,523
Shanghai to San Francisco American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥3,798
Shanghai to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥3,982
Shanghai to St Louis American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥7,268
Shanghai to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America ¥4,710
Shanghai to Washington American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen ¥5,405
Shanghai to Atlanta American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥5,864
Shanghai to Vancouver Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, WestJet, Shenzhen ¥4,703
Shanghai to Kalamazoo American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,607
Shanghai to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen ¥5,635
Shanghai to Columbus American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United ¥6,776
Shanghai to Cincinnati American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥7,176
Shanghai to Pittsburgh American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥7,274
Shanghai to Cleveland American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥7,228
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen ¥1,791
Shanghai to Madison American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥10,796

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Chicago American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United ¥4,552
Hangzhou to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen ¥3,614
Ningbo to Chicago American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United ¥3,614
Wuxi to Chicago American, Alaska, 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 ¥551 Round trip from SHA to CHI