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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, CA, United States - SHA to SFO Last modified: 2016-5-26 上午7:42

Popular flights from Shanghai to San Francisco Last modified: 2016-5-26 上午7:42

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-6 2016-9-12 ¥8,758
2016-9-6 2016-9-19 ¥8,758
2016-9-6 2016-9-20 ¥8,758
2016-9-7 2016-9-20 ¥8,758
2016-9-12 2016-9-20 ¥8,758
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-19 2016-6-29 ¥11,191
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-16 2016-6-23 ¥4,953
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-17 2016-7-1 ¥6,186
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-7 2016-9-27 ¥3,825
2016-9-7 2016-9-27 ¥3,825
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-9 2016-9-29 ¥4,481
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-7-2 2016-7-17 ¥10,562
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-31 2016-8-31 ¥5,662

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 ¥4,842.

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 ¥7,780 ¥4,907
7-14 days ¥7,780 ¥5,110
14-21 days ¥7,780 ¥4,684
21-30 days ¥7,780 ¥4,953
30-60 days ¥7,780 ¥4,461
60-90 days ¥7,682 ¥7,518
90+ days ¥5,281 ¥3,654

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
¥5,110 ¥5,110 ¥4,684 ¥4,461 ¥4,881 ¥4,907 ¥4,730

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
May Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 16-5-28 16-6-5 1 ¥4,907
June Shanghai San Francisco Hainan 16-6-15 16-6-24 1 ¥4,684
July Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 16-7-7 16-7-16 1 ¥4,461
August Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 16-8-31 16-9-8 2 ¥5,334
September Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 16-9-7 16-9-27 1 ¥3,825
October Shanghai San Francisco Hainan 16-10-2 16-10-22 1 ¥3,654
November Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 16-11-2 16-11-22 1 ¥3,825
December Shanghai San Francisco China Southern 16-12-12 16-12-27 2 ¥4,159

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 ¥8,082.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to San Francisco is ¥12,523.

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

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco (SHA to SFO)

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 ¥6,639.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to San Francisco is ¥8,082.

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

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to San Francisco (SHA to SFO) Number of flights searched: 876Last modified: 2016-5-26 上午7:42

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

Shanghai to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
American LAX / PHX 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 SEA X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
JAL HND X X X X X X X
JAL NGO / HND 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 NRT X X X X X X X
All Nippon NGO / NRT 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
Singapore SIN / HKG 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 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 ¥5,609
Shanghai to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥4,028
Shanghai to San Jose American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥3,851
Shanghai to Vancouver Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, WestJet, Shenzhen ¥4,743
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,424
Shanghai to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, United ¥4,842
Shanghai to Sacramento American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥4,756
Shanghai to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥4,783
Shanghai to Toronto Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet ¥5,452
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,503
Shanghai to San Diego American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥4,756
Shanghai to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,579
Shanghai to Seattle Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United ¥4,546
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen ¥1,804
Shanghai to Monterey American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Shanghai to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥3,654
Shanghai to Portland American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United ¥4,586
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen ¥1,699
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 ¥1,299

Cheap International Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to San Francisco American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥4,356
Nanjing to San Francisco American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥4,409
Ningbo to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United ¥5,222
Wuxi to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United ¥9,105
Yiwu to San Francisco American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Changzhou to San Francisco Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Nanjing to Oakland American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United ¥5,878
Nanjing to San Jose American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen ¥4,140
Hangzhou to San Jose American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United ¥4,317
Nanjing to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen ¥3,851
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, CA, United States, from ¥583 Round trip from SHA to SFO