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Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia Last modified: May 24, 2019 3:05 -04:00

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

Air Canada
SHAWAS
Tue 6/4
1 stop
WASSHA
Tue 6/18
1 stop
CN¥4,307
Air China
SHAWAS
Wed 6/12
1 stop
WASSHA
Wed 6/26
1 stop
CN¥4,446
American
SHAWAS
Thu 9/5
1 stop
WASSHA
Mon 9/16
1 stop
CN¥4,446
United
SHAWAS
Thu 9/5
1 stop
WASSHA
Mon 9/16
1 stop
CN¥4,446
China Eastern
SHAWAS
Fri 9/13
1 stop
WASSHA
Tue 9/24
1 stop
CN¥5,794
Korean
SHAWAS
Thu 9/19
1 stop
WASSHA
Fri 9/27
1 stop
CN¥6,236

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥4,591.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia?

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 Washington, District of Columbia 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 Washington, District of Columbia?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥0 CN¥4,985
7-14 days CN¥0 CN¥4,307
14-21 days CN¥0 CN¥4,446
21-30 days CN¥0 CN¥4,446
30-60 days CN¥0 CN¥4,695
60-90 days CN¥0 CN¥7,750
90+ days CN¥0 CN¥4,328

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia

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 Washington, District of Columbia is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥4,702CN¥4,307CN¥4,446CN¥4,446CN¥4,570CN¥4,950CN¥4,695

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia 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 Washington, District of Columbia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai Washington, District of Columbia United 5/27/19 5/29/19 1 CN¥4,985
June Shanghai Washington, District of Columbia Air Canada 6/4/19 6/18/19 1 CN¥4,307
July Shanghai Washington, District of Columbia Air Canada 7/9/19 7/22/19 1 CN¥6,789
August Shanghai Washington, District of Columbia Air China 8/31/19 9/7/19 1 CN¥4,847
September Shanghai Washington, District of Columbia Air Canada 9/19/19 9/23/19 1 CN¥4,328
October Shanghai Washington, District of Columbia Air Canada 10/15/19 10/30/19 1 CN¥4,370
November Shanghai Washington, District of Columbia Air Canada 11/6/19 11/14/19 2 CN¥4,390
December Shanghai Washington, District of Columbia Air Canada 12/22/19 12/31/19 2 CN¥4,328

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
CN¥5,393
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
CN¥5,393 CN¥5,614
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
CN¥5,614 CN¥5,324
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥5,324
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥6,243
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
CN¥6,243

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia

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 Washington, District of Columbia is CN¥4,930.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia

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 Washington, District of Columbia. 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 Washington, District of Columbia is CN¥2,904.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia is CN¥4,861.

Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Washington, District of Columbia Last modified: May 24, 2019 3:05 -04:00Number of routes searched: 226Number of itineraries searched: 1,505,690

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Washington, District of Columbia. 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 Washington, District of Columbia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW
American LAX
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YYZ
Air Canada YVR
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Air China PEK
Cathay HKG
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SEA
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
All Nippon NRT
Austrian VIE
Qatar DOH
Aeroflot SVO
Turkish IST
United LAX
United ORD
United SFO
United EWR
Virgin Atlantic LHR
American DFW / CLT
American DFW / ORD
American DFW / PHL
Air Canada YUL / YYZ
Air Canada YVR / YUL
Air France CDG / FCO
Air France CDG / LHR
Air China BKK / PEK
Air China KIX / PEK
KLM AMS / LHR
Lufthansa FRA / BRU
Lufthansa FRA / CDG
Lufthansa FRA / LHR
All Nippon FUK / NRT
All Nippon NGO / NRT
United LAX / ORD

Shanghai to Washington, District of Columbia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Washington, District of Columbia. 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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