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San Jose, California to Shanghai Last modified: Oct 18, 2019 2:22 -04:00

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

China Southern
SJCSHA
Sat 11/9
2 stops
SHASJC
Fri 11/15
2 stops
$370
Hainan
SJCSHA
Sat 10/19
1 stop
SHASJC
Wed 10/23
1 stop
$500
Major Airlines
SJCSHA
Thu 10/24
1 stop
SHASJC
Thu 10/31
1 stop
$500
American
SJCSHA
Sat 11/9
2 stops
SHASJC
Fri 11/15
2 stops
$504
China Eastern
SJCSHA
Sat 11/9
2 stops
SHASJC
Fri 11/15
2 stops
$592
Air Canada
SJCSHA
Tue 11/19
1 stop
SHASJC
Tue 11/26
1 stop
$603

How Much is a Flight from San Jose, California to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Jose, California to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $468.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Jose, California 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 San Jose, California 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 San Jose, California to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,000 $500
7-14 days $1,045 $500
14-21 days $800 $500
21-30 days $905 $370
30-60 days $1,062 $500
60-90 days $1,057 $529
90+ days $0 $429

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Jose, California 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 San Jose, California to Shanghai is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$455$500$500$450$500$370$500

Compare Flight Prices from San Jose, California 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 San Jose, California to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October San Jose, California Shanghai China Southern 10/26/19 10/31/19 1 $370
November San Jose, California Shanghai Hainan 11/11/19 11/24/19 2 $455
December San Jose, California Shanghai Major Airlines 12/2/19 12/9/19 1 $500
January San Jose, California Shanghai Major Airlines 1/15/20 1/29/20 2 $529
February San Jose, California Shanghai Hainan 2/9/20 2/18/20 1 $500
March San Jose, California Shanghai Major Airlines 3/12/20 3/31/20 1 $500
April San Jose, California Shanghai Air Canada 4/14/20 4/21/20 1 $568
May San Jose, California Shanghai Air Canada 5/12/20 5/19/20 1 $599

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Jose, California to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$880
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$880 $650
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
$650 $600
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$600
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$600
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$600 $618
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$618

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Jose, California 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 San Jose, California to Shanghai is $617.

The average price for direct flights from San Jose, California to Shanghai is $800.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Jose, California 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 San Jose, California 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 San Jose, California to Shanghai is $428.

The average price for round trip flights from San Jose, California to Shanghai is $617.

San Jose, California 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 San Jose, California to Shanghai?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Jose, California flying to Shanghai Last modified: Oct 18, 2019 2:22 -04:00Number of routes searched: 65Number of itineraries searched: 503,471

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Jose, California to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of San Jose, California 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.

San Jose, California to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW
American LAX
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
British Airways LHR
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SEA
Hainan PEK
All Nippon NRT
United ORD
American DFW / LAX
American LAX / DFW
American ORD / DFW
Air Canada YVR / YUL
Air Canada YVR / YYZ
Air Canada YYZ / YUL
Major Airlines ATL / DTW
Hainan PEK / CAN
Hainan PEK / CKG
Hainan PEK / CSX
Hainan PEK / CTU
All Nippon NRT / NGO
United DEN / EWR
United DEN / LAX
United DEN / ORD
United DEN / SFO

San Jose, California to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Jose, California 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 Flights from San Jose, California to Shanghai