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Shanghai to Chicago Last modified: Sep 15, 2019 2:13 -04:00

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

Wed 10/2
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Tue 10/8
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Air Canada
Thu 11/7
1 stop
Wed 11/20
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Tue 10/8
Mon 10/21
China Eastern
Mon 11/11
Mon 11/25
Thu 12/12
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Tue 12/31
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Major Airlines
Wed 11/27
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Sun 12/1
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥3,292.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chicago?

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 Shanghai to Chicago 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 Shanghai to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥5,890 CN¥3,852
7-14 days CN¥5,890 CN¥3,852
14-21 days CN¥4,496 CN¥3,299
21-30 days CN¥4,482 CN¥3,299
30-60 days CN¥4,482 CN¥3,299
60-90 days CN¥4,482 CN¥3,491
90+ days CN¥4,283 CN¥3,491

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Chicago

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 Shanghai to Chicago is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Chicago 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 Shanghai to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Shanghai Chicago Hainan 9/16/19 9/21/19 1 CN¥3,837
October Shanghai Chicago Hainan 10/2/19 10/8/19 1 CN¥3,292
November Shanghai Chicago Hainan 11/1/19 11/5/19 1 CN¥3,491
December Shanghai Chicago Hainan 12/2/19 12/7/19 1 CN¥3,491
January Shanghai Chicago Hainan 1/27/20 2/6/20 1 CN¥3,491
February Shanghai Chicago Hainan 2/1/20 2/4/20 1 CN¥3,491
March Shanghai Chicago Hainan 3/2/20 3/17/20 1 CN¥3,491
April Shanghai Chicago Hainan 4/6/20 4/21/20 2 CN¥4,163

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Chicago

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

Next 30 Days

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CN¥3,837 CN¥4,871
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
CN¥4,871 CN¥3,292
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CN¥3,292 CN¥3,292
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CN¥3,292 CN¥3,292
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Chicago

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 Shanghai to Chicago is CN¥7,158.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Chicago is CN¥7,533.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 06:40 06:45
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:25 10:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Chicago

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 Shanghai to Chicago. 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 Shanghai to Chicago is CN¥3,172.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Chicago is CN¥6,719.

Shanghai to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Chicago?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Chicago flight time is 13 hours and 52 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Chicago is 11,328 kilometers (7,039 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Chicago?
Answer: There are 12 direct flights from Shanghai to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Chicago?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 15, 2019 2:13 -04:00Number of routes searched: 226Number of itineraries searched: 19,894,872

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

Shanghai to Chicago
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
AeroMexico MEX
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
Air China PEK
Cathay HKG
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines SEA
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Hainan PEK
Iberia MAD
Korean ICN
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Qantas BNE
Qatar DOH
Turkish IST
United EWR
United LAX
United SFO

Shanghai to Chicago Airports

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