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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, CA, United States - SHA to LAX Last modified: 2016-5-31 上午7:51

Popular flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles Last modified: 2016-5-31 上午7:51

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
2016-6-6 2016-6-9 ¥9,105
2016-6-6 2016-6-9 ¥9,105
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-21 2016-10-5 ¥10,732
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-12 2016-9-29 ¥5,192
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-8 2016-9-21 ¥5,218
2016-9-8 2016-9-28 ¥5,218
2016-9-9 2016-9-22 ¥5,218
2016-9-9 2016-9-25 ¥5,218
2016-9-9 2016-9-28 ¥5,218
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-5 2016-9-11 ¥3,999
2016-9-5 2016-9-23 ¥3,999
2016-9-5 2016-9-25 ¥3,999
2016-9-6 2016-9-12 ¥3,999
2016-9-6 2016-9-15 ¥3,999
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-19 2016-7-4 ¥4,131
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-7 2016-6-14 ¥9,388
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-1 2016-6-2 ¥5,271
2016-6-1 2016-6-3 ¥5,271
2016-6-1 2016-6-4 ¥5,271
2016-6-1 2016-6-5 ¥5,271
2016-6-1 2016-6-7 ¥5,271

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Los Angeles (SHA to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ¥4,467.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles (SHA to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ¥5,212 ¥4,599
7-14 days ¥5,212 ¥4,685
14-21 days ¥5,212 ¥4,329
21-30 days ¥5,238 ¥4,065
30-60 days ¥9,197 ¥6,799
60-90 days ¥6,114 ¥4,500
90+ days ¥5,172 ¥3,999

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
¥4,810 ¥4,685 ¥4,329 ¥4,065 ¥4,414 ¥4,816 ¥4,131

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 16-6-23 16-6-28 1 ¥4,065
July Shanghai Los Angeles United 16-7-18 16-7-26 2 ¥5,732
August Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 16-8-26 16-9-2 1 ¥4,500
September Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 16-9-5 16-9-11 1 ¥3,999
October Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 16-10-5 16-10-23 1 ¥3,999
November Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 16-11-1 16-11-12 1 ¥3,999
December Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 16-12-1 16-12-6 1 ¥4,019
January Shanghai Los Angeles American 17-1-31 17-2-8 0 ¥5,212

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

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 Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
¥5,212
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
¥5,212 ¥5,271
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
¥5,271 ¥5,271
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
¥5,271 ¥5,271
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
¥5,271 ¥10,871
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
¥10,871

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles (SHA to LAX)

Your Shanghai to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles is ¥7,458.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles is ¥10,034.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:20 18:20
Delta 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:30 19:30
China Eastern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 13:00 21:00
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:10 20:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles (SHA to LAX)

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 Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles is ¥7,471.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles is ¥7,241.

Shanghai to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Los Angeles flight time is 12 hours and 11 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Los Angeles is 10412 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Los Angeles?
Answer: Tokyo, JP

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Los Angeles (SHA to LAX) Number of flights searched: 901Last modified: 2016-5-31 上午7:51

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

Shanghai to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Air Canada YVR X X X X X X X
Air Canada YVR / YYC X X X X X X X
Air France CDG 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
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
China Airlines KHH / TPE X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN / SFO X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta NRT 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
JAL KIX 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
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD / BNE X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Singapore SIN / NRT 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 - X X X X X X X
United SFO 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 Los Angeles, 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 Long Beach American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥10,054
Shanghai to San Francisco American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥3,822
Shanghai to Burbank American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Shanghai to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥5,370
Shanghai to San Diego American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥4,744
Shanghai to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, United ¥4,968
Shanghai to Ontario American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥5,054
Shanghai to Vancouver Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, WestJet, Shenzhen ¥4,125
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 Tijuana AeroMexico, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern ¥9,817
Shanghai to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥4,678
Shanghai to PalomarCheck Dates
Shanghai to Toronto Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet ¥5,429
Shanghai to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥11,180
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 ¥1,615
Shanghai to Phoenix American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥5,297
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 ¥4,566
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen ¥1,799
Shanghai to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥3,631
Shanghai to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥5,390

Cheap International Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥3,841
Hangzhou to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥3,901
Ningbo to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United ¥3,914
Wuxi to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥4,790
Yiwu to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United ¥3,999
Yancheng to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United ¥5,304
Nantong to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, China Eastern, Shandong, United Check Dates
Changzhou to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥5,054
Hangzhou to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United ¥5,857
Nanjing to Santa Ana American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United ¥4,612
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from ¥607 Round trip from SHA to LAX