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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, CA, United States - SHA to LAX Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:47 AM

Popular flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:47 AM

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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 CNY4,740.

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 CNY9,527 CNY7,809
7-14 days CNY9,154 CNY7,557
14-21 days CNY9,048 CNY8,702
21-30 days CNY8,548 CNY8,801
30-60 days CNY5,752 CNY5,486
60-90 days CNY5,187 CNY4,294
90+ days CNY4,934 CNY3,995

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
CNY4,740 CNY4,294 CNY4,894 CNY4,894 CNY5,013 CNY4,760 CNY4,587

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 American 6/29/16 7/5/16 1 CNY7,809
July Shanghai Los Angeles United 7/15/16 7/24/16 2 CNY6,485
August Shanghai Los Angeles American 8/30/16 9/6/16 0 CNY5,293
September Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 9/13/16 9/19/16 1 CNY4,294
October Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 10/6/16 10/18/16 1 CNY3,995
November Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 11/1/16 11/9/16 1 CNY3,995
December Shanghai Los Angeles China Southern 12/2/16 12/7/16 1 CNY3,995
January Shanghai Los Angeles American 1/31/17 2/14/17 0 CNY5,200

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
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10 11 12 13 14 15 16
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24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CNY8,548 CNY9,680
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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 CNY6,811.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles is CNY9,620.

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 CNY6,671.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles is CNY6,571.

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: 922Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:47 AM

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
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SEA X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Ethiopian ADD / DUB X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Iberia MAD 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 HND X X X X X X X
All Nippon KIX / HND 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 ORD 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 CNY9,534
Shanghai to San Francisco American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY3,802
Shanghai to Burbank American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,952
Shanghai to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,506
Shanghai to San Diego American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,554
Shanghai to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,554
Shanghai to Ontario American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY7,104
Shanghai to Vancouver Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, WestJet CNY4,108
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 Tijuana AeroMexico, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern CNY10,153
Shanghai to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,587
Shanghai to PalomarCheck Dates
Shanghai to Toronto Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet CNY4,874
Shanghai to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, 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 Phoenix American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,940
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 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 Chicago Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY3,629
Shanghai to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates

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 CNY3,828
Hangzhou to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY3,895
Ningbo to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,002
Wuxi to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,408
Yiwu to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY10,905
Yancheng to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY5,872
Nantong to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, United Check Dates
Changzhou to Los Angeles American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY10,805
Hangzhou to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY10,412
Nanjing to Santa Ana American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY9,014
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from CNY3,995 Round trip from SHA to LAX