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Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:11 -05:00

Shanghai to Los Angeles Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:11 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,455,725,213 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Los Angeles. China Southern & China Eastern frequently offer the best deals to Los Angeles flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Southern
SHALAX
Wed 2/8
2 stops
LAXSHA
Sun 2/19
2 stops
CN¥3,559
China Eastern
SHALAX
Wed 2/8
2 stops
LAXSHA
Sat 2/18
2 stops
CN¥3,634
Air Canada
SHALAX
Tue 2/7
1 stop
LAXSHA
Wed 2/15
1 stop
CN¥3,758
American
SHALAX
Sun 2/5
nonstop
LAXSHA
Wed 2/15
nonstop
CN¥3,847
Hainan
SHALAX
Wed 2/8
1 stop
LAXSHA
Wed 2/15
1 stop
CN¥3,868
United
SHALAX
Fri 4/21
nonstop
LAXSHA
Wed 5/3
nonstop
CN¥3,881

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 CN¥3,559.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Shanghai to Los Angeles? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥11,458 CN¥6,183
7-14 days CN¥3,854 CN¥3,737
14-21 days CN¥3,847 CN¥3,559
21-30 days CN¥3,847 CN¥3,559
30-60 days CN¥3,847 CN¥3,559
60-90 days CN¥3,847 CN¥3,559
90+ days CN¥3,847 CN¥3,559

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,464,553,548 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Los Angeles is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥3,559 CN¥3,559 CN¥3,559 CN¥3,559 CN¥3,559 CN¥3,559 CN¥3,559

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Los Angeles by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Shanghai to Los Angeles flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Shanghai Los Angeles United 1/31/17 2/3/17 1 CN¥5,235
February Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 2/8/17 2/19/17 2 CN¥3,559
March Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 3/5/17 3/12/17 2 CN¥3,559
April Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 4/9/17 4/24/17 2 CN¥3,559
May Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 5/20/17 6/8/17 2 CN¥3,572
June Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 6/15/17 6/22/17 2 CN¥3,559
July Shanghai Los Angeles Asiana 7/1/17 7/8/17 1 CN¥4,596
August Shanghai Los Angeles Asiana 8/21/17 8/31/17 1 CN¥4,596

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Shanghai to Los Angeles. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CN¥6,911
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CN¥6,911 CN¥3,861
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CN¥3,861 CN¥3,820
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
CN¥3,820 CN¥3,572
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
CN¥3,572 CN¥3,559
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
CN¥3,559

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 CN¥4,136.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles is CN¥6,189.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:00 18:00
Major Airlines 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:20 21:20
China Eastern 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 13:25 21:00
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:25 20:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles is CN¥4,039.

Shanghai to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Los Angeles flight time is 11 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Los Angeles is 10,412 kilometers (6,470 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 32 direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 34% 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: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Los Angeles Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:11 -05:00Number of routes searched: 233Number of itineraries searched: 4,146,632

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Los Angeles? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Los Angeles. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Shanghai to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Air China -
Major Airlines -
China Eastern -
United -
Sichuan CTU
American DFW
American ORD
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
AeroMexico MEX
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Air China SZX
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines MSP
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Hainan CSX
Iberia MAD
JAL HND
JAL KIX
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Xiamen XMN
China Eastern CTU
China Eastern NKG
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qantas BNE
Qantas MEL
Qantas SYD
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Turkish IST
United SFO
United EWR
United ORD
Virgin Atlantic LHR

Shanghai to Los Angeles Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Los Angeles. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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