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Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, United States Last modified: Dec 3, 2016 2:52 -05:00

Shanghai to San Francisco Last modified: Dec 3, 2016 2:52 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 27,007,995,372 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Shanghai to San Francisco. Air Canada & China Southern frequently offer the best deals on Shanghai to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air Canada
SHASFO
Tue 3/14
1 stop
SFOSHA
Thu 3/23
1 stop
CN¥3,490
China Southern
SHASFO
Wed 2/15
2 stops
SFOSHA
Tue 2/28
2 stops
CN¥3,628
Air China
SHASFO
Sat 12/24
nonstop
SFOSHA
Thu 1/12
nonstop
CN¥3,772
United
SHASFO
Wed 12/7
1 stop
SFOSHA
Wed 12/7
1 stop
CN¥3,827
American
SHASFO
Wed 12/21
1 stop
SFOSHA
Sat 12/31
1 stop
CN¥4,274
Korean
SHASFO
Wed 2/8
1 stop
SFOSHA
Sat 2/18
1 stop
CN¥4,412

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¥3,655.

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 thinking 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¥4,274 CN¥3,710
7-14 days CN¥4,481 CN¥3,882
14-21 days CN¥3,772 CN¥3,779
21-30 days CN¥3,772 CN¥3,889
30-60 days CN¥4,261 CN¥4,040
60-90 days CN¥4,261 CN¥3,504
90+ days CN¥4,157 CN¥3,490

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 27,015,131,706 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 Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥3,504 CN¥3,676 CN¥3,600 CN¥3,669 CN¥3,628 CN¥3,676 CN¥3,827

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
December Shanghai San Francisco Air Canada 12/5/16 12/7/16 1 CN¥3,710
January Shanghai San Francisco Air China 1/31/17 2/9/17 0 CN¥4,261
February Shanghai San Francisco Air Canada 2/20/17 3/7/17 1 CN¥3,504
March Shanghai San Francisco Air Canada 3/14/17 3/23/17 1 CN¥3,490
April Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 4/8/17 4/20/17 1 CN¥3,669
May Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 5/1/17 5/18/17 1 CN¥3,676
June Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 6/19/17 7/6/17 1 CN¥3,669
July Shanghai San Francisco Asiana 7/1/17 7/11/17 2 CN¥5,727

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
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
CN¥3,751
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
CN¥3,751 CN¥5,630
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
CN¥5,630 CN¥4,777
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
CN¥4,777 CN¥4,770
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥4,770 CN¥8,535
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥8,535

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¥4,336.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco is CN¥5,768.

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 14:25 14:25
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 00:15 13:45

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to San Francisco is CN¥4,226.

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 5 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: Dec 3, 2016 2:52 -05:00Number of routes searched: 202Number of itineraries searched: 1,855,348

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 -
Delta -
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 CTU
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern WUH
Delta LAX
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta JFK
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Hainan PEK
JAL HND
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
China Eastern KMG
China Eastern TAO
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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