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Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, United States

Shanghai to San Francisco Last modified: Mar 25, 2017 2:31 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 31,956,096,032 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Francisco. United & Air China frequently offer the best deals to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
SHASFO
Tue 3/28
nonstop
SFOSHA
Thu 4/6
nonstop
CN¥3,757
Air China
SHASFO
Sat 4/29
nonstop
SFOSHA
Tue 5/9
nonstop
CN¥3,771
American
SHASFO
Tue 4/4
1 stop
SFOSHA
Wed 4/12
1 stop
CN¥3,778
Air Canada
SHASFO
Mon 4/17
1 stop
SFOSHA
Mon 5/1
1 stop
CN¥3,833
China Eastern
SHASFO
Sat 4/8
nonstop
SFOSHA
Sun 4/16
nonstop
CN¥3,895
China Southern
SHASFO
Tue 3/28
1 stop
SFOSHA
Thu 4/6
1 stop
CN¥3,985

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to San Francisco? 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 San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥3,806.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco?

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco? 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 San Francisco.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥3,757 CN¥3,785
7-14 days CN¥3,757 CN¥3,778
14-21 days CN¥3,757 CN¥3,764
21-30 days CN¥3,757 CN¥3,764
30-60 days CN¥3,757 CN¥3,799
60-90 days CN¥4,984 CN¥4,205
90+ days CN¥4,984 CN¥3,978

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

We've examined 31,970,767,432 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to San Francisco is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥3,806CN¥3,757CN¥3,840CN¥3,757CN¥3,840CN¥3,757CN¥3,840

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to San Francisco 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 San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Shanghai San Francisco United 3/28/17 4/6/17 0 CN¥3,757
April Shanghai San Francisco United 4/4/17 4/6/17 0 CN¥3,757
May Shanghai San Francisco Asiana 5/8/17 5/12/17 1 CN¥4,584
June Shanghai San Francisco Cathay 6/22/17 6/30/17 1 CN¥4,205
July Shanghai San Francisco Asiana 7/2/17 7/18/17 1 CN¥5,308
August Shanghai San Francisco Asiana 8/31/17 9/10/17 1 CN¥4,605
September Shanghai San Francisco Asiana 9/13/17 9/27/17 1 CN¥4,598
October Shanghai San Francisco Air Canada 10/16/17 10/29/17 1 CN¥3,978

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco 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 San Francisco. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
CN¥3,799
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
CN¥3,799 CN¥3,840
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
CN¥3,840 CN¥3,757
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥3,757 CN¥3,812
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥3,812 CN¥3,992
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
CN¥3,992

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco 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 San Francisco is CN¥4,536.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco is CN¥6,067.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:00 13:00
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 00:30 12:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco 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 San Francisco. 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 San Francisco is CN¥4,709.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to San Francisco is CN¥4,391.

Shanghai to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Shanghai to San Francisco flight time is 11 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to San Francisco is 9,873 kilometers (6,135 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Shanghai flying to San Francisco Last modified: Mar 25, 2017 2:31 -04:00Number of routes searched: 215Number of itineraries searched: 2,207,029

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to San Francisco. 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 San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
Major Airlines -
China Eastern -
United -
American DFW
American LAX
American ORD
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
AeroMexico MEX
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China CKG
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern WUH
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Hainan PEK
JAL HND
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
China Eastern TAO
China Eastern KMG
All Nippon HND
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NRT
Air New Zealand AKL
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
United EWR
United LAX
United ORD
Virgin Atlantic LHR

Shanghai to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and San Francisco. 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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