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Boston to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 17, 2019 3:25 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Air Canada & Air China frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air Canada
BOSSHA
Tue 11/5
2 stops
SHABOS
Tue 11/19
2 stops
$380
Air China
BOSSHA
Tue 11/5
1 stop
SHABOS
Tue 11/19
1 stop
$411
American
BOSSHA
Thu 8/29
1 stop
SHABOS
Tue 9/10
1 stop
$446
Major Airlines
BOSSHA
Tue 10/15
1 stop
SHABOS
Wed 10/30
1 stop
$518
United
BOSSHA
Tue 10/15
1 stop
SHABOS
Wed 10/30
1 stop
$518
Hainan
BOSSHA
Thu 10/17
2 stops
SHABOS
Sat 10/26
2 stops
$545

How Much is a Flight from Boston to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Boston to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $539.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Boston 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Boston 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 Boston to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $814 $821
7-14 days $814 $808
14-21 days $954 $874
21-30 days $1,259 $804
30-60 days $644 $446
60-90 days $644 $477
90+ days $580 $376

Cheapest Day To Fly from Boston to Shanghai

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Boston to Shanghai is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$579$518$518$518$530$530$579

Compare Flight Prices from Boston 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 Boston to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Boston Shanghai Air Canada 7/31/19 8/6/19 1 $705
August Boston Shanghai Air China 8/27/19 9/10/19 1 $649
September Boston Shanghai Major Airlines 9/10/19 9/23/19 1 $518
October Boston Shanghai Major Airlines 10/9/19 10/16/19 1 $518
November Boston Shanghai Air China 11/5/19 11/19/19 1 $411
December Boston Shanghai Air Canada 12/3/19 12/17/19 1 $376
January Boston Shanghai Air Canada 1/14/20 1/28/20 1 $376
February Boston Shanghai Major Airlines 2/5/20 2/18/20 1 $518

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Boston to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$821
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$821 $839
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$839 $705
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$705 $1,051
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$1,051 $1,132
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$1,132

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Boston 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 Boston to Shanghai is $536.

The average price for direct flights from Boston to Shanghai is $831.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Boston to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Hainan 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 11:35 11:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Boston 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 Boston 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 Boston to Shanghai is $458.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Shanghai is $536.

Boston to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Boston to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Boston to Shanghai flight time is 14 hours and 40 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Boston?
Answer: The distance from Boston to Shanghai is 7,289 miles (11,730 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Boston to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 4 direct flights from Boston to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Boston airlines for direct flights from Boston to Shanghai?
Answer: Hainan Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Boston and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Boston to Shanghai?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in Boston flying to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 17, 2019 3:25 -04:00Number of routes searched: 159Number of itineraries searched: 5,847,065

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

Boston to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Hainan -
American DFW
American LAX
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Cathay HKG
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines ORD
Emirates DXB
Hainan PEK
Iberia MAD
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Qatar DOH
Turkish IST
United EWR
United LAX
United ORD
United SFO
Virgin Atlantic LHR

Boston to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Boston 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 Boston - BOS Last modified: Jul 17, 2019 3:25 -04:00

FlightsLowest Price
Boston to Beijing$547

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Cheap Flights from Boston to Shanghai