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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, CA, United States - SHA to SFO Last modified: Jul 27, 2016 1:50 AM

Popular flights from Shanghai to San Francisco Last modified: Jul 27, 2016 1:50 AM

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United
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to San Francisco (SHA to SFO)?

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 CNY3,694.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to San Francisco (SHA to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY15,075 CNY8,256
7-14 days CNY12,416 CNY7,093
14-21 days CNY12,410 CNY7,087
21-30 days CNY10,820 CNY5,684
30-60 days CNY5,237 CNY3,694
60-90 days CNY4,535 CNY3,687
90+ days CNY4,535 CNY3,687

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY3,694 CNY3,687 CNY3,694 CNY3,694 CNY3,687 CNY3,694 CNY3,694

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Shanghai to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 7/27/16 7/30/16 2 CNY11,441
August Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 8/30/16 9/13/16 2 CNY4,368
September Shanghai San Francisco Hainan 9/3/16 9/11/16 1 CNY3,694
October Shanghai San Francisco Hainan 10/7/16 10/17/16 1 CNY3,687
November Shanghai San Francisco Hainan 11/17/16 11/26/16 1 CNY3,687
December Shanghai San Francisco Hainan 12/17/16 12/31/16 1 CNY3,687
January Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 1/31/17 2/14/17 2 CNY4,355
February Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 2/4/17 2/18/17 1 CNY3,961

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Shanghai to San Francisco

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 San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CNY16,317
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
CNY16,317 CNY17,098
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
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14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY15,208 CNY11,862
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY11,862 CNY12,216
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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco (SHA to SFO)

Your Shanghai to San Francisco 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 San Francisco is CNY7,888.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to San Francisco is CNY9,905.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:00 13:00
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:10 12:10

Shanghai to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Shanghai to San Francisco flight time is 11 hours and 32 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to San Francisco is 9873 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 50% 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

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and San Francisco, 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 Oakland American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,455
Shanghai to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,035
Shanghai to San Jose American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY3,687
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 Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,629
Shanghai to Sacramento American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY7,688
Shanghai to New York Sichuan, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,462
Shanghai to Toronto Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet CNY4,936
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 San Diego American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,629
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 Seattle Sichuan, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen CNY3,160
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 Monterey American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,337
Shanghai to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,382
Shanghai to Portland American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,288
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,423
Shanghai to Fresno American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,363

Cheap International Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,248
Nanjing to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,161
Ningbo to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY4,161
Wuxi to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Yiwu to San Francisco American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Changzhou to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Nanjing to Oakland American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CNY4,729
Nanjing to San Jose American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CNY4,181
Hangzhou to San Jose American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CNY3,747
Nanjing to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CNY3,961
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, CA, United States, from CNY3,687 Round trip from SHA to SFO