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Flights from Washington to Shanghai, China Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 3:03 AM

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Washington to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 3:03 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Washington to Shanghai. Air China & American frequently offer the best deals on Washington to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air China
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Thu 11/10
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Mon 11/28
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American
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Fri 11/11
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Mon 11/28
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$706
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American
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Fri 11/11
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Mon 11/28
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$706
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United
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Sun 1/22
1 stop
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Sat 2/11
1 stop
$710
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United
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Mon 1/23
1 stop
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Tue 2/7
1 stop
$710
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United
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Wed 1/25
1 stop
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Tue 2/14
1 stop
$710
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Air Canada
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Fri 10/14
1 stop
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Sat 10/29
1 stop
$729
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Air Canada
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Fri 10/14
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Sat 10/29
2 stops
$729
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Air Canada
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Thu 1/5
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Wed 1/18
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$729
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Air Canada
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Sun 1/8
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Sun 1/22
2 stops
$729
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Air Canada
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Mon 1/9
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Tue 1/17
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$729
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Qatar
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Sun 10/2
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Mon 10/10
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$742
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Qatar
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Mon 10/10
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Mon 10/17
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Qatar
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Mon 10/10
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Wed 10/19
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Qatar
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Mon 10/10
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Thu 10/20
1 stop
$742
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Qatar
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Wed 10/12
1 stop
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Thu 10/20
1 stop
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Turkish
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Sat 10/29
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Wed 11/16
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$749
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Turkish
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Mon 10/31
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Tue 11/8
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$749
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Turkish
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Sat 11/5
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Tue 11/8
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$749
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Turkish
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Sat 11/5
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Mon 11/14
1 stop
$749
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Turkish
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Sun 11/6
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Mon 11/14
1 stop
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China Eastern
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Sat 12/3
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Sat 12/10
1 stop
$763
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All Nippon
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Thu 11/3
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Wed 11/9
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All Nippon
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Mon 1/16
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Tue 1/24
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All Nippon
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Mon 1/23
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Tue 2/7
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Etihad
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Mon 10/10
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Mon 10/17
1 stop
$768
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Etihad
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Mon 10/10
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Tue 10/18
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Etihad
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Wed 10/19
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Etihad
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Thu 10/20
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$768
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Etihad
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Tue 10/11
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Wed 10/19
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Mon 10/17
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$823
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Tue 10/18
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$823
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Wed 10/19
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JAL
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Fri 10/21
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JAL
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Wed 10/12
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Fri 10/21
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China Southern
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Thu 10/13
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Mon 10/17
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$924
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China Southern
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Mon 10/17
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$924
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China Southern
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Tue 11/1
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$924
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China Southern
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Thu 10/27
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Sun 11/13
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$924
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China Southern
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Thu 11/3
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Thu 11/10
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$924
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Korean
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Thu 10/27
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Sun 11/13
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$948
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Korean
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Mon 11/7
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Sat 11/12
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Korean
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Mon 11/14
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Korean
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Thu 11/24
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Wed 11/30
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Korean
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Tue 12/27
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Sun 1/15
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Aeroflot
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Mon 11/28
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Finnair
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Finnair
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Finnair
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Emirates
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Emirates
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Emirates
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Emirates
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British Airways
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British Airways
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China Airlines
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$1,106
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Srilankan
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Sat 12/10
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Asiana
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Thu 10/27
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$1,175
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Asiana
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Asiana
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Mon 11/28
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$1,175
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Austrian
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Wed 10/12
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Thu 10/20
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$1,269
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Austrian
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Tue 10/25
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$1,269
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Austrian
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Thu 10/27
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$1,269
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Austrian
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Sat 11/12
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Sat 11/19
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$1,269
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Lufthansa
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Sat 10/29
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Sat 11/12
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Virgin Atlantic
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Tue 12/20
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Mon 1/9
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$1,602
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KLM
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Fri 11/18
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$1,622
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Air France
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Tue 10/18
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Mon 10/24
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$1,624
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Air France
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Tue 10/25
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Sat 10/29
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$1,624
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Air France
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Thu 11/3
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Sun 11/13
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$1,624
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Air France
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Mon 11/28
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$1,624
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Air France
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Singapore
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Wed 11/30
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How Much is a Flight from Washington to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $703.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Washington to Shanghai?

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 Washington to Shanghai 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 Washington to Shanghai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Washington to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $732
7-14 days $0 $732
14-21 days $0 $710
21-30 days $0 $710
30-60 days $0 $673
60-90 days $0 $732
90+ days $0 $697

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Shanghai

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Washington to Shanghai is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$710 $710 $710 $673 $706 $710 $698

Compare Flight Prices from Washington to Shanghai by Month

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 Washington to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Washington Shanghai Air Canada 9/30/16 10/8/16 2 $732
October Washington Shanghai American 10/17/16 10/21/16 2 $710
November Washington Shanghai Air China 11/10/16 11/28/16 2 $673
December Washington Shanghai Air Canada 12/1/16 12/8/16 1 $732
January Washington Shanghai Air China 1/13/17 1/22/17 2 $697
February Washington Shanghai American 2/8/17 2/22/17 1 $710
March Washington Shanghai American 3/11/17 3/18/17 1 $716
April Washington Shanghai Air Canada 4/3/17 4/8/17 1 $732

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Washington to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Washington to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$897
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$897 $710
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$710 $718
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$718

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Washington to Shanghai

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 Washington to Shanghai is $1,130.

The average price for direct flights from Washington to Shanghai is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Washington to Shanghai

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 Washington 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 Washington to Shanghai is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Shanghai is $1,130.

Washington to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Shanghai?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Washington flying to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 3:03 AMNumber of routes searched: 253Number of itineraries searched: 294,831

Wondering which airlines fly out of Washington to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Washington airlines with flights to Shanghai. 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.

Washington to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Turkish IST
Qatar DOH
All Nippon NRT
Etihad AUH
Lufthansa FRA
Air France CDG
Korean ICN
Air China PEK
KLM AMS
Emirates DXB
Air Canada YOW / YYZ
Lufthansa MUC
Austrian VIE
Lufthansa LHR / FRA
Delta ATL / NRT
United IAH / LAX
Air China PEK / HET
Aeroflot SVO
American LGA / ORD
Air China PEK / INC
United LAS / SFO
American DFW
United DEN / SFO
United IAH / SFO
American CMH / ORD
American ORD
All Nippon NRT / NGO
American LGA
Air China PEK / XIY
Air China PEK / HRB
Delta DTW
Delta SLC / SEA
Air Canada YUL / YVR
Lufthansa MUC / FRA
Air Canada YYZ
Ethiopian ADD
Lufthansa FRA / MUC
Swiss ZRH
Air Canada YUL / YYZ
Delta ATL / SEA
Delta SLC / LAX
Air Canada YYZ / YVR
United BOS / EWR
British Airways LHR
Aeroflot SVO / XIY
AeroMexico MEX
Swiss GVA / ZRH
Austrian LHR / VIE
Finnair LHR / HEL
AeroMexico MEX / TIJ

Washington to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Washington and Shanghai. 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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Cheap International Flights from Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Washington to Beijing American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Aeroflot, Turkish, United $621
Flights from Washington to Seoul American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $827
Flights from Washington to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $792
Flights from Washington to Taipei American, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Korean, KLM, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Singapore, Turkish, United $672
Flights from Washington to Hangzhou American, Air France, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, United $648
Flights from Washington to Hong Kong American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, South African, Singapore, Aeroflot, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $599
Flights from Washington to London Jet Airways, American, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $446
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Flights from Washington to Manila Air France, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, United $577

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Newark to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Qatar, Singapore, United, Virgin Atlantic $609
Flights from Philadelphia to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Qatar, Turkish, United $662
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Qatar, United $624
Flights from Pittsburgh to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Qatar, Turkish, United $695
Flights from State College to Shanghai American, Delta, United $1,675
Flights from Richmond to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, British Airways, Delta, JAL, Lufthansa, Qatar, Turkish, United $840
Flights from Norfolk to Shanghai American, Air France, British Airways, Delta, JAL, Qatar, United $810
Flights from Harrisburg to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, Delta, Etihad, JAL, Qatar, United $729
Flights from Roanoke to Shanghai American, Delta, United $860
Flights from Charlottesville to Shanghai American, Delta, Qatar, United $804
Flights from Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Shanghai American, Delta, United Check Dates
Flights from Newark to Beijing American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Qatar, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United $563
Flights from Newark to Hangzhou American, Air France, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, United $648
Flights from Philadelphia to Beijing American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Qatar, Turkish, United $631
Flights from Newark to Seoul American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Delta, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, United $631
Flights from Philadelphia to Seoul American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Emirates, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Qatar, Turkish, United $627
Flights from Philadelphia to Hangzhou American, Air France, Air China, Cathay, Delta, KLM, China Eastern, All Nippon, Qatar, United $1,341
Flights from Newark to Taipei American, Air Canada, Air France, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, All Nippon, Asiana, United $574
Flights from Baltimore to Seoul American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Delta, JAL, China Eastern, Qatar, United $577
Flights from Baltimore to Hangzhou American, Air China, Delta, China Eastern, Qatar, United $967
Flights from Baltimore to Taipei American, Air Canada, Air China, Delta, JAL, China Eastern, United $673
Cheap Flights from Washington to Shanghai