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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $3,798 $5,036
7-14 days $3,798 $5,026
14-21 days $0 $5,767
21-30 days $0 $4,289
30-60 days $0 $1,770
60-90 days $7,850 $5,845
90+ days $6,750 $1,579

Compare Flight Prices from Detroit 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 Detroit to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Detroit Shanghai United 3/29/21 4/8/21 0 $3,798
April Detroit Shanghai United 4/24/21 4/30/21 2 $1,770
May Detroit Shanghai United 5/1/21 5/5/21 2 $1,770
June Detroit Shanghai American 6/26/21 7/2/21 1 $4,788
July Detroit Shanghai China Southern 7/7/21 7/14/21 2 $4,351
August Detroit Shanghai Major Airlines 8/1/21 8/14/21 0 $7,550
September Detroit Shanghai United 9/12/21 9/19/21 1 $9,776
October Detroit Shanghai Air Canada 10/27/21 11/3/21 2 $1,223

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

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14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$4,826
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$4,826 $4,306
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$4,306 $7,065
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$7,065
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$4,289
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$4,289 $4,489
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$4,489

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit 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 Detroit to Shanghai is $1,585.

The average price for direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai is $3,798.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Major Airlines 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:45 10:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Detroit 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 Detroit 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 Detroit to Shanghai is $4,247.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Shanghai is $3,798.

Detroit to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Detroit to Shanghai flight time is 14 hours and 45 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Shanghai is 7,118 miles (11,455 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct flights from Detroit to Shanghai?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and Shanghai.

Airlines in Detroit flying to Shanghai Last modified: Apr 19, 2021 17:36 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

Wondering which airlines fly out of Detroit to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Detroit airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Detroit to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit 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 Domestic Flights from Detroit - DTT Last modified: Apr 19, 2021 17:36 -04:00

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