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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, CA, United States - SHA to LAX Last modified: Jul 27, 2016 1:50 AM

Popular flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles Last modified: Jul 27, 2016 1:50 AM

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China Southern
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Thu 9/8
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Mon 9/19
1 stop
CNY4,035
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China Southern
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Fri 9/9
1 stop
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Sat 9/17
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CNY4,035
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China Southern
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Sat 9/10
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Sat 9/24
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CNY4,035
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China Southern
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Tue 10/4
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Wed 10/19
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CNY4,035
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China Southern
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Wed 10/12
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Wed 10/26
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CNY4,035
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Hainan
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Sun 11/20
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Sun 12/4
1 stop
CNY4,282
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United
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Fri 10/28
1 stop
LAXSHA
Sat 10/29
1 stop
CNY4,562
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American
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Thu 9/8
nonstop
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Thu 9/15
nonstop
CNY4,789
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American
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Mon 9/19
nonstop
CNY4,789
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American
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Thu 9/8
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Tue 9/20
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CNY4,789
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American
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Thu 9/8
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Wed 9/21
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CNY4,789
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American
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Thu 9/8
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Tue 9/27
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CNY4,789
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China Eastern
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Sat 9/10
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CNY4,809
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China Eastern
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Sun 9/11
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CNY4,809
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China Eastern
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CNY4,809
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China Eastern
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CNY4,809
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China Eastern
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CNY4,809
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Alaska
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Wed 9/7
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CNY7,908
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Alaska
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CNY7,908
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Alaska
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Alaska
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CNY7,908
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Alaska
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Thu 9/8
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Sat 9/10
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CNY7,908
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Hawaiian
SHALAX
Tue 11/22
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Tue 12/6
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CNY8,115
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Air China
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Tue 10/25
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Thu 11/3
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CNY8,222
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Air China
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Mon 10/31
2 stops
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Thu 11/10
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CNY8,222
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JetBlue
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Thu 9/1
2 stops
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Tue 9/6
2 stops
CNY19,950
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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 CNY4,048.

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 CNY11,461 CNY10,273
7-14 days CNY10,112 CNY8,790
14-21 days CNY10,112 CNY8,062
21-30 days CNY6,967 CNY4,061
30-60 days CNY4,789 CNY4,035
60-90 days CNY4,789 CNY4,035
90+ days CNY4,789 CNY4,035

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
CNY4,061 CNY4,035 CNY4,035 CNY4,035 CNY4,035 CNY4,035 CNY4,061

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
July Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 7/27/16 8/3/16 1 CNY10,653
August Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 8/24/16 8/29/16 1 CNY4,061
September Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 9/8/16 9/19/16 1 CNY4,035
October Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 10/4/16 10/19/16 1 CNY4,035
November Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 11/1/16 11/8/16 1 CNY4,035
December Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 12/12/16 12/31/16 1 CNY4,061
January Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 1/18/17 1/27/17 1 CNY4,061
February Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 2/1/17 2/15/17 1 CNY4,061

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
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CNY15,409
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
CNY15,409 CNY10,112
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CNY10,112 CNY10,266
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY10,266 CNY10,266
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY10,266 CNY6,405
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CNY6,405

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 CNY6,472.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles is CNY9,124.

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

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 6 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

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 CNY13,492
Shanghai to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Virgin America CNY3,687
Shanghai to Burbank American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,123
Shanghai to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,983
Shanghai to San Diego American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,629
Shanghai to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,629
Shanghai to Ontario American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,682
Shanghai to Vancouver Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, WestJet CNY4,161
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,269
Shanghai to Tijuana AeroMexico, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern CNY6,512
Shanghai to New York Sichuan, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,462
Shanghai to PalomarCheck Dates
Shanghai to Toronto Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet CNY4,936
Shanghai to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,889
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Centurion Cargo, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,463
Shanghai to Phoenix American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,963
Shanghai to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,368
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,877
Shanghai to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,382
Shanghai to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,143

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 CNY3,961
Hangzhou to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY3,961
Ningbo to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,061
Wuxi to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY7,007
Yiwu to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY6,893
Yancheng to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United Check Dates
Nantong to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, United Check Dates
Changzhou to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,909
Hangzhou to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Nanjing to Santa Ana American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from CNY4,035 Round trip from SHA to LAX