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Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai, CN, China - YVR to SHA Last modified: 26-May-2016 9:13 PM

Popular flights from Vancouver to Shanghai Last modified: 26-May-2016 9:13 PM

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 Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
5-Sep-2016 19-Sep-2016 $857
6-Sep-2016 21-Sep-2016 $857
12-Sep-2016 21-Sep-2016 $857
14-Sep-2016 19-Sep-2016 $857
15-Sep-2016 5-Oct-2016 $857
Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2-Jun-2016 16-Jun-2016 $714
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11-Jun-2016 21-Jun-2016 $618
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20-Sep-2016 5-Oct-2016 $712
21-Sep-2016 6-Oct-2016 $712
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23-Sep-2016 7-Oct-2016 $857
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11-Sep-2016 26-Sep-2016 $761
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2-Sep-2016 16-Sep-2016 $600
4-Sep-2016 17-Sep-2016 $600
6-Sep-2016 21-Sep-2016 $600
9-Sep-2016 21-Sep-2016 $600
9-Sep-2016 16-Sep-2016 $600

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Vancouver to Shanghai (YVR to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Vancouver to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $692.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Vancouver to Shanghai (YVR to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Vancouver to Shanghai 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 Vancouver to Shanghai

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $975 $858
7-14 days $632 $714
14-21 days $618 $760
21-30 days $1,081 $1,087
30-60 days $1,123 $729
60-90 days $1,061 $640
90+ days $766 $600

Cheapest Day To Fly from Vancouver to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$632 $632 $726 $714 $730 $618 $788

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Vancouver to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Vancouver Shanghai Sichuan 31/05/16 16/06/16 2 $857
June Vancouver Shanghai China Eastern 11/06/16 21/06/16 0 $618
July Vancouver Shanghai Air China 18/07/16 24/07/16 1 $729
August Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 23/08/16 11/09/16 1 $640
September Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 02/09/16 16/09/16 1 $600
October Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 04/10/16 15/10/16 1 $607
November Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 20/11/16 03/12/16 1 $600
December Vancouver Shanghai Air China 01/12/16 17/12/16 1 $744

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

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 Vancouver to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,368
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,368 $996
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$996 $1,107
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$1,107 $1,582
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,582 $1,645
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,645

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai (YVR to SHA)

Your Vancouver to Shanghai 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 Vancouver to Shanghai is $1,066.

The average price for non-stop flights from Vancouver to Shanghai is $1,361.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Vancouver to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air Canada 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:25 11:25
China Eastern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:30 13:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai (YVR to SHA)

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 Vancouver to Shanghai. 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 Vancouver to Shanghai is $627.

The average price for round trip flights from Vancouver to Shanghai is $1,066.

Vancouver to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Vancouver to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Vancouver to Shanghai flight time is 12 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Vancouver and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Vancouver to Shanghai is 9012 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Vancouver to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Vancouver and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Vancouver to Shanghai?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Vancouver to Shanghai (YVR to SHA) Number of flights searched: 550Last modified: 26-May-2016 9:13 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Vancouver to Shanghai 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 Vancouver to Shanghai.

Vancouver to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
American PHX / LAX X X X X X X X
Air Canada - X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X
EVA Air TPE 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
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
Delta SEA / NRT X
JAL NRT X X X X X X X
JAL NRT / NGO 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 FRA 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 HND / NGO X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Vancouver and Shanghai, 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 Vancouver - YVR

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Vancouver to Beijing Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Transat, WestJet $600
Vancouver to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong $743
Vancouver to Seoul Air Canada, Korean, Asiana, WestJet $969
Vancouver to Taipei Air Canada, EVA Air, China Airlines, WestJet $869
Vancouver to Tokyo Air Canada, JAL, All Nippon, WestJet $832
Vancouver to Hong Kong Air Canada, Cathay, Hong Kong, WestJet $752
Vancouver to Nanjing Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong $644
Vancouver to Wuxi Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Vancouver to London Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $664
Vancouver to Ningbo Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong $921
Vancouver to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet, Shenzhen $600

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $743
Victoria to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, WestJet $1,175
Kelowna to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern $1,111
Bellingham to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $815
Nanaimo to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern $939
Kamloops to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern $1,794
Comox to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, WestJet Check Dates
Penticton to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Seattle to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $1,249
Seattle to Beijing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $662
Seattle to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $1,115
Seattle to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, United $810
Seattle to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $867
Seattle to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $1,063
Seattle to Bangkok American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $1,075
Seattle to Ningbo Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $867
Seattle to Manila American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $533
Seattle to Wuxi Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Seattle to Nanjing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $1,063
Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai, CN, China, from $462 Round trip from YVR to SHA