Cheap Flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (SHA)

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Los Angeles Shanghai
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Tue, 11 Jun LAX - PVG
Wed, 12 Jun PVG - LAX
$2161 $2110
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Los Angeles Shanghai
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Mon, 29 Jul LAX - SHA
$480 $465
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Los Angeles Shanghai
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Fri, 31 May LAX - SHA
Sun, 02 Jun SHA - LAX
$1303 $1281
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Los Angeles Shanghai
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Sat, 25 May LAX - PVG
Sun, 26 May PVG - LAX
$2290 $2277
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Los Angeles Shanghai
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Wed, 05 Jun LAX - PVG
Fri, 07 Jun PVG - LAX
$1381 $1344
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Tue, 18 Jun PVG - LAX
$1724 $1686
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Route information

Local currency and cost comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
69% Trains in Shanghai are 69% cheaper than in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles $1.75
Shanghai $0.55
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
80% A meal in Shanghai is 80% cheaper than a meal in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles $25
Shanghai $4.5
Exchange rate
1 USD = 7.26 CNY
1 CNY = 0.14 USD
Last checked on 30 May 2024
Distance: 6484 miles
Los Angeles airports
Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX) How far from city center: 12 miles
Citicorp (JCX) How far from city center: 1 miles
Van Nuys (VNY) How far from city center: 18 miles
Whiteman (WHP) How far from city center: 17 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city center: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city center: 19 miles

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai

What are the benefits of booking flexible flight tickets?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to China. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai, how can I find the cheapest price?
The cheapest price for a flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai is $465. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Shanghai more expensive than Los Angeles to visit?
Looking at cab fares, a ride in Shanghai costs an average of 2.22 USD , 28% cheaper than Los Angeles, with a fare of 3.10 USD, while train tickets cost 69% less at Shanghai: $ 0.55 USD versus $ 1.75 USD at Los Angeles. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 4.50 USD euros in Shanghai, 82% less than the 25.00 USD euros in Los Angeles. The price of the coffee is around 31% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.67 USD, while in Los Angeles the coffee costs 5.33 USD.
When booking, when is the best time to get the best prices for flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Los Angeles to Shanghai are August, February and September, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to visit Shanghai depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, March is the best month to fly to Shanghai from Los Angeles in terms of searches from our customers, followed by November and October. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds June, July and February are the months with fewer searches for Los Angeles - Shanghai.
How long does the flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai take?
Flight length from Los Angeles to Shanghai is around 23:30 hours on average, at an average distance of 16,682 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How is the weather in Shanghai compared to Los Angeles?
While in Los Angeles the temperatures can reach an average of 36.22 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Shanghai's temperatures can go up to 37.03 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 ºC in Shanghai, compared to the 1.09 ºC average degrees reported in Los Angeles. During the winter period, Los Angeles can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai?
The main route from Los Angeles to Shanghai is: Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX) to Pu Dong (PVG). The following airlines fly this route:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • United Airlines.
  • Delta Air Lines.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Los Angeles to Shanghai are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Los Angeles to Shanghai are:
  • China Southern Airlines, stopping at Shenyang during at least 155 minutes.
  • Xiamen Airlines, with 90 minutes of layover in Xiamen.
  • Air China, with 130 minutes scale in Beijing.
Flying Time 23 h and 30 m When flying from Los Angeles to Shanghai, this can take around 23 h and 30 m in flying time, however this flight duration can vary due to other factors
Cheapest flight $465 The best price for flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai offered by eDreams, which have been found by our customers in the last 3 days
Departure Airport Los Angeles Intl Airport Los Angeles Intl Airport is where you'll take off when flying from Los Angeles to Shanghai
Arrival Airport Pu Dong You'll land at Pu Dong when flying from Los Angeles to Shanghai

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