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Vancouver to Shanghai Last modified: Mar 20, 2019 2:30 -04:00

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

Fri 04-12
1 stop
Sun 04-21
1 stop
China Southern
Tue 05-07
2 stops
Sat 05-11
2 stops
Air China
Tue 04-09
1 stop
Tue 04-16
1 stop
China Eastern
Tue 04-23
2 stops
Wed 05-08
2 stops
Hong Kong
Wed 05-01
1 stop
Mon 05-20
1 stop
Air Canada
Wed 03-20
Fri 03-22

How Much is a Flight from Vancouver to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Vancouver to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $539.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Vancouver 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $631 $542
7-14 days $631 $540
14-21 days $626 $471
21-30 days $626 $467
30-60 days $627 $540
60-90 days $626 $555
90+ days $622 $452

Cheapest Day To Fly from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Shanghai is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 19-03-29 19-03-31 1 $540
April Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 19-04-12 19-04-21 1 $467
May Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 19-05-10 19-05-25 1 $551
June Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 19-06-03 19-06-10 2 $604
July Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 19-07-10 19-07-23 1 $631
August Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 19-08-29 19-09-12 1 $516
September Vancouver Shanghai China Southern 19-09-30 19-10-12 1 $452
October Vancouver Shanghai Xiamen 19-10-20 19-11-01 1 $487

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

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24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$646 $540
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$540 $646
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$646 $540
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$540 $555
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Shanghai is $610.

The average price for direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai is $702.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Vancouver to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air Canada 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:10 06:10
China Eastern 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 08:20 21:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Vancouver 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Shanghai is $430.

The average price for round trip flights from Vancouver to Shanghai is $551.

Vancouver to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Vancouver to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Vancouver to Shanghai flight time is 12 hours and 6 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Vancouver?
Answer: The distance from Vancouver to Shanghai is 9,010 kilometers (5,599 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 18 direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Vancouver airlines for direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 61% of the non-stop flights between Vancouver and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Vancouver to Shanghai?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Vancouver flying to Shanghai Last modified: Mar 20, 2019 2:30 -04:00Number of routes searched: 212Number of itineraries searched: 7,695,743

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

Vancouver to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada -
Air China -
China Eastern -
Sichuan CTU
American DFW
American LAX
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
AeroMexico MEX
British Airways LHR
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines MSP
Hainan SZX
Hong Kong HKG
Korean ICN
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Xiamen XMN
China Eastern KMG
China Eastern NKG
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Air New Zealand AKL
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
United EWR
United LAX
United ORD
United SFO

Vancouver to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Vancouver 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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