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Shanghai to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Sep 19, 2021 21:27 -04:00

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How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥20,613.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California?

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 Los Angeles, California 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 Los Angeles, California?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥30,754 CN¥28,697
7-14 days CN¥15,969 CN¥14,947
14-21 days CN¥15,969 CN¥26,757
21-30 days CN¥22,353 CN¥26,757
30-60 days CN¥19,765 CN¥5,427
60-90 days CN¥19,765 CN¥42,111
90+ days CN¥7,205 CN¥10,860

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California

We've examined 63,042 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥12,619CN¥15,355CN¥54,083CN¥9,851CN¥13,692CN¥11,907CN¥26,757

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California 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 Los Angeles, California flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Shanghai Los Angeles, California !! 9/21/21 9/28/21 3 CN¥26,757
September Shanghai Los Angeles, California !! 9/21/21 9/28/21 3 CN¥26,757
October Shanghai Los Angeles, California 00 10/1/21 10/8/21 0 CN¥19,765
October Shanghai Los Angeles, California 00 10/7/21 10/14/21 0 CN¥8,984
December Shanghai Los Angeles, California 00 12/27/21 1/5/22 0 CN¥7,205
January Shanghai Los Angeles, California !! 1/28/22 2/15/22 0 CN¥9,961
January Shanghai Los Angeles, California 00 1/27/22 2/9/22 0 CN¥27,436
February Shanghai Los Angeles, California !! 2/17/22 2/27/22 0 CN¥11,047

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CN¥5,427
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CN¥5,427 CN¥11,377
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
CN¥11,377
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
CN¥11,248
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
CN¥11,248 CN¥22,708
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
CN¥22,708
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CN¥12,962
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CN¥12,962

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California

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 Los Angeles, California is CN¥26,757.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California is CN¥17,521.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California.

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:20 13:20
Major Airlines 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:30 14:30
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:25 15:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California

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 Los Angeles, California. 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 Los Angeles, California is CN¥8,117.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California is CN¥26,757.

Shanghai to Los Angeles, California Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Los Angeles, California flight time is 11 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles, California from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California is 10,409 kilometers (6,468 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: United Airlines provides 33% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Los Angeles, California.

Shanghai to Los Angeles, California Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Los Angeles, California. 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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