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New York City to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 17, 2019 2:33 -04:00

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

Hainan
NYCSHA
Fri 8/30
1 stop
SHANYC
Sun 9/8
1 stop
$400
China Southern
NYCSHA
Thu 8/22
1 stop
SHANYC
Tue 9/10
1 stop
$450
Air China
NYCSHA
Tue 10/15
1 stop
SHANYC
Sun 10/20
1 stop
$473
China Eastern
NYCSHA
Tue 9/10
2 stops
SHANYC
Tue 9/24
2 stops
$583
JAL
NYCSHA
Tue 10/29
2 stops
SHANYC
Tue 11/5
2 stops
$608
Cathay
NYCSHA
Tue 10/22
1 stop
SHANYC
Tue 11/5
1 stop
$613

How Much is a Flight from New York City to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New York City to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $415.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from New York City 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 New York City 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 New York City to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $888 $653
7-14 days $888 $653
14-21 days $888 $654
21-30 days $988 $750
30-60 days $618 $400
60-90 days $618 $400
90+ days $618 $400

Cheapest Day To Fly from New York City 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 New York City to Shanghai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$450$400$400$450$400$400$400

Compare Flight Prices from New York City 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 New York City to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July New York City Shanghai Hainan 7/16/19 7/30/19 1 $653
August New York City Shanghai Hainan 8/30/19 9/8/19 1 $400
September New York City Shanghai Hainan 9/1/19 9/8/19 1 $400
October New York City Shanghai Hainan 10/1/19 10/6/19 1 $400
November New York City Shanghai China Southern 11/19/19 12/3/19 1 $431
December New York City Shanghai China Southern 12/3/19 12/17/19 1 $429
January New York City Shanghai Hainan 1/7/20 1/26/20 1 $472
February New York City Shanghai Hainan 2/22/20 3/1/20 1 $472

Cheap Last Minute Flights from New York City to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from New York City 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
$653
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$653 $700
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$700 $842
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$842 $900
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$900 $768
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$768

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New York City 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 New York City to Shanghai is $557.

The average price for direct flights from New York City to Shanghai is $739.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from New York City to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 11:25 20:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from New York City 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 New York City 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 New York City to Shanghai is $397.

The average price for round trip flights from New York City to Shanghai is $557.

New York City to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from New York City to Shanghai?
Answer: The average New York City to Shanghai flight time is 14 hours and 57 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from New York City?
Answer: The distance from New York City to Shanghai is 7,374 miles (11,867 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from New York City to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from New York City to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular New York City airlines for direct flights from New York City to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between New York City and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New York City to Shanghai?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in New York City flying to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 17, 2019 2:33 -04:00Number of routes searched: 361Number of itineraries searched: 23,304,169

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

New York City to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
Major Airlines -
China Eastern -
United -
American DFW
American LAX
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern WUH
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines ORD
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Hainan CKG
Hainan CTU
Iberia MAD
JAL HND
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Xiamen FOC
All Nippon NRT
All Nippon HND
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Turkish IST
United LAX
United ORD
United SFO
Virgin Atlantic LHR

New York City to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in New York City 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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