Flights from Chicago to Shanghai, China

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Chicago to Shanghai Last modified: Nov 15, 2022 14:36 -05:00

We've scanned 2,770 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. !! frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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CHISHA
Tue 12/13
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SHACHI
Mon 12/19
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$2,232

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $2,765.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $4,087 $6,431
7-14 days $2,468 $3,331
14-21 days $2,468 $4,855
21-30 days $2,232 $4,855
30-60 days $3,174 $1,943
60-90 days $3,174 $894
90+ days $4,179 $773

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Shanghai

We've examined 5,540 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Shanghai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$2,173$2,232$2,276$3,296$3,174$4,098$2,100

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago 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 Chicago to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November Chicago Shanghai !! 11/12/22 11/19/22 0 $4,098
December Chicago Shanghai !! 12/13/22 12/19/22 0 $2,232
January Chicago Shanghai !! 1/13/23 1/30/23 0 $3,174
February Chicago Shanghai 00 2/10/23 2/20/23 0 $4,173
February Chicago Shanghai 00 2/10/23 2/20/23 0 $4,173
March Chicago Shanghai 00 3/16/23 3/30/23 0 $4,567
March Chicago Shanghai 00 3/11/23 3/19/23 0 $4,132
March Chicago Shanghai !! 3/1/23 3/15/23 0 $4,715

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Shanghai

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

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago 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 Chicago to Shanghai is $773.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Shanghai is $3,477.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 05:00 05:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago to Shanghai is $6,923.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Shanghai is $3,168.

Chicago to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Chicago to Shanghai flight time is 14 hours and 47 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Shanghai is 7,039 miles (11,328 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Chicago to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Shanghai?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Shanghai.

Chicago to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago 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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