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

Popular flights from Vancouver to Shanghai

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 20, 2016 May 9, 2016 CAD684
Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 15, 2016 May 1, 2016 CAD564
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 25, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 CAD710
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 CAD710
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 CAD710
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 30, 2016 May 15, 2016 CAD533
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 25, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 CAD892
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 CAD749
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 CAD749
Apr 8, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 CAD749
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 CAD749
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 CAD749
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 CAD4,596

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 CAD556.

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 CAD1,065 CAD1,044
7-14 days CAD710 CAD650
14-21 days CAD710 CAD590
21-30 days CAD722 CAD600
30-60 days CAD687 CAD558
60-90 days CAD684 CAD533
90+ days CAD759 CAD561

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
CAD561 CAD561 CAD561 CAD561 CAD558 CAD533 CAD558

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
February Vancouver Shanghai Air China 2/26/16 3/7/16 1 CAD590
March Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 3/31/16 4/13/16 1 CAD561
April Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 4/30/16 5/15/16 1 CAD533
May Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 5/2/16 5/16/16 1 CAD561
June Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 6/1/16 6/19/16 1 CAD564
July Vancouver Shanghai Sichuan 7/12/16 7/21/16 2 CAD964
August Vancouver Shanghai Air China 8/22/16 9/8/16 1 CAD751
September Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 9/25/16 10/6/16 1 CAD574

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CAD1,289
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CAD1,289 CAD738
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CAD738 CAD737
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CAD737 CAD1,140
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CAD1,140 CAD737
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CAD737

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 CAD1,284.

The average price for non-stop flights from Vancouver to Shanghai is CAD1,232.

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 12:20 12:20
China Eastern 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 00:30 12:20

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 CAD624.

The average price for round trip flights from Vancouver to Shanghai is CAD1,260.

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 11 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: Guangzhou, CN

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
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 SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SEA / NRT X X 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
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
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 CAD592
Vancouver to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern CAD561
Vancouver to Seoul Air Canada, Korean, Asiana, WestJet CAD949
Vancouver to Taipei Air Canada, EVA Air, China Airlines CAD879
Vancouver to Tokyo Air Canada, JAL, All Nippon, WestJet CAD777
Vancouver to Hong Kong Air Canada, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, WestJet CAD822
Vancouver to Nanjing Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CAD561
Vancouver to Wuxi Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern Check Dates
Vancouver to London Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet CAD678
Vancouver to Ningbo Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CAD1,126
Vancouver to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CAD590

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen CAD639
Victoria to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, WestJet CAD719
Kelowna to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, WestJet CAD890
Bellingham to Shanghai American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CAD940
Nanaimo to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern CAD850
Kamloops to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, WestJet CAD1,224
Comox to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern CAD1,115
Penticton to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, WestJet Check Dates
Seattle to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United CAD1,180
Seattle to Beijing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Virgin America CAD662
Seattle to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, Air Japan, United, Virgin America, Island Air CAD1,016
Seattle to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, United CAD889
Seattle to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United CAD988
Seattle to Hangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CAD1,009
Seattle to Bangkok American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United CAD1,104
Seattle to Ningbo American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United CAD1,141
Seattle to Manila American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Philippine, United CAD1,007
Seattle to Wuxi Sichuan, 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 CAD1,046
Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai, CN, China, from CAD382 Round trip from YVR to SHA