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Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai, CN, China - YVR to SHA

Popular flights from Vancouver to Shanghai

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
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 CAD646
Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CAD638
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CAD638
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 CAD638
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CAD638
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 CAD638
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CAD607
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CAD557
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 1, 2016 May 11, 2016 CAD940
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CAD754
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 26, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 CAD599

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 CAD593.

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 CAD990 CAD862
7-14 days CAD857 CAD831
14-21 days CAD664 CAD681
21-30 days CAD622 CAD572
30-60 days CAD607 CAD557
60-90 days CAD817 CAD807
90+ days CAD742 CAD579

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
CAD570 CAD557 CAD622 CAD572 CAD622 CAD638 CAD572

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
April Vancouver Shanghai Hainan 4/30/16 5/8/16 2 CAD1,213
May Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 5/31/16 6/13/16 1 CAD557
June Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 6/7/16 6/14/16 1 CAD568
July Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 7/31/16 8/15/16 1 CAD777
August Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 8/26/16 9/7/16 1 CAD599
September Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 9/30/16 10/10/16 1 CAD579
October Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 10/4/16 10/14/16 1 CAD599
November Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 11/10/16 11/22/16 1 CAD703

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CAD1,225
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CAD1,225 CAD861
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CAD861 CAD986
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CAD986 CAD889
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CAD889 CAD776
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CAD776

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 CAD842.

The average price for non-stop flights from Vancouver to Shanghai is CAD633.

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 11:30 11:30
China Eastern 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 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 CAD827.

The average price for round trip flights from Vancouver to Shanghai is CAD770.

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 3 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 17 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 58% 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)

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 DFW 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
British Airways LHR X X 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
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 X X X 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 / KIX 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, WestJet, Shenzhen CAD557
Vancouver to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CAD739
Vancouver to Seoul Air Canada, Korean, Asiana, WestJet CAD932
Vancouver to Taipei Air Canada, Mandarin, EVA Air, China Airlines CAD858
Vancouver to Tokyo Air Canada, JAL, All Nippon, WestJet CAD812
Vancouver to Hong Kong Air Canada, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, WestJet CAD708
Vancouver to Nanjing Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CAD522
Vancouver to Wuxi Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Vancouver to London Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet CAD538
Vancouver to Ningbo Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CAD1,540
Vancouver to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CAD585

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen CAD638
Victoria to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern CAD1,034
Kelowna to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, WestJet Check Dates
Bellingham to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CAD1,048
Nanaimo to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern CAD1,190
Kamloops to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern Check Dates
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 Check Dates
Seattle to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United, Virgin America CAD1,142
Seattle to Beijing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CAD636
Seattle to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air CAD1,050
Seattle to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, United CAD852
Seattle to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United CAD922
Seattle to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CAD1,160
Seattle to Bangkok American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United CAD1,044
Seattle to Ningbo American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CAD965
Seattle to Manila American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Philippine, United CAD940
Seattle to Wuxi Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Seattle to Nanjing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CAD856
Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai, CN, China, from CAD444 Round trip from YVR to SHA