Flights from Shanghai to Chicago, United States

Select sites to compare prices |
  • Select all
  • Deselect all

Find Flights


Enter your destination to continue
Enter depart date to continue
Enter return date to continue
Select at least 3 sites to continue
Select your depart date
Select your return date
Location services timed out
Enable Location Services Required!
Location services not available at this time
Use current location
Did you mean flights from Chicago to Shanghai?

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¥41,224 CN¥43,018
7-14 days CN¥4,869 CN¥18,758
14-21 days CN¥4,869 CN¥8,007
21-30 days CN¥5,066 CN¥15,268
30-60 days CN¥18,878 CN¥7,789
60-90 days CN¥4,229 CN¥8,240
90+ days CN¥5,291 CN¥4,215

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
July Shanghai Chicago Etihad 7/5/20 7/6/20 1 CN¥18,547
March Shanghai Chicago China Eastern 3/31/20 4/2/20 0 CN¥4,236
September Shanghai Chicago Korean 9/23/20 10/13/20 1 CN¥5,017
October Shanghai Chicago Etihad 10/1/20 10/7/20 1 CN¥16,056
June Shanghai Chicago Hainan 6/10/20 6/24/20 1 CN¥3,631
December Shanghai Chicago United 12/15/20 12/30/20 0 CN¥4,102
August Shanghai Chicago American 8/27/20 9/2/20 1 CN¥5,418
September Shanghai Chicago American 9/8/20 9/23/20 1 CN¥4,665

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

9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥6,628 CN¥7,965
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥7,965 CN¥6,087
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥6,087 CN¥5,798
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥5,798 CN¥6,213
15 16 17 18 19 20 21

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¥12,334.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Chicago is CN¥4,954.

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 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:30 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¥4,855.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Chicago is CN¥12,327.

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 43 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 14 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 50% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Chicago.

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Chicago Last modified: Aug 14, 2020 5:40 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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.

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.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI Last modified: Aug 14, 2020 5:40 -04:00

We are updating our Cookie Policy. FareCompare will use cookies and other tracking technologies to assist with navigation and product selection, analyze your use of our services, assist with our promotional and marketing efforts, and provide deals content from third parties.

Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chicago