Flights from Shanghai to Chicago, United States

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Shanghai to Chicago Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:23 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. Multiple Airlines & Multiple Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Multiple Airlines
SHACHI
Mon 1/22
1 stop
CHISHA
Fri 1/26
1 stop
CN¥7,418
Multiple Airlines
SHACHI
Thu 2/22
2 stops
CHISHA
Mon 2/26
2 stops
CN¥8,029
British Airways
SHACHI
Mon 2/26
2 stops
CHISHA
Fri 3/1
2 stops
CN¥8,043
Major Airlines
SHACHI
Wed 2/14
1 stop
CHISHA
Sun 2/18
1 stop
CN¥8,169
United
SHACHI
Wed 2/14
1 stop
CHISHA
Thu 2/22
1 stop
CN¥8,169
Turkish
SHACHI
Thu 3/28
1 stop
CHISHA
Fri 4/12
1 stop
CN¥8,384

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥7,849.

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¥0 CN¥8,196
7-14 days CN¥0 CN¥8,043
14-21 days CN¥0 CN¥7,425
21-30 days CN¥0 CN¥8,196
30-60 days CN¥0 CN¥7,425
60-90 days CN¥103,202 CN¥8,002
90+ days CN¥103,202 CN¥8,579

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Chicago

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Chicago is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥8,043CN¥8,002CN¥7,425CN¥8,002CN¥8,196 CN¥7,425

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

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CN¥8,196
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CN¥8,196 CN¥8,043
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CN¥8,043 CN¥8,196
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CN¥8,196 CN¥9,726
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
CN¥9,726 CN¥8,954
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
CN¥8,954

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¥8,683.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Chicago is CN¥103,230.

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
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:00 12:00

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¥5,749.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Chicago is CN¥8,683.

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 25 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 7 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 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Chicago.

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.

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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chicago