Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, United States

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Shanghai to San Francisco Last modified: Mar 26, 2024 18:39 -04:00

We've scanned 117,220,093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Francisco. China Southern & Philippine frequently offer the best deals to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Southern
SHASFO
Mon 4/15
1 stop
SFOSHA
Sun 4/21
1 stop
CN¥4,741
Philippine
SHASFO
Wed 4/24
1 stop
SFOSHA
Sun 4/28
1 stop
CN¥6,048
Vietnam
SHASFO
Sat 5/11
1 stop
SFOSHA
Sun 5/19
1 stop
CN¥6,048
Multiple Airlines
SHASFO
Mon 4/15
2 stops
SFOSHA
Sun 4/28
2 stops
CN¥6,500
Asiana
SHASFO
Wed 4/17
1 stop
SFOSHA
Thu 4/18
1 stop
CN¥6,903
All Nippon
SHASFO
Sat 6/15
2 stops
SFOSHA
Mon 6/24
2 stops
CN¥7,446

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to San Francisco?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥6,285.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco?

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥11,324 CN¥7,842
7-14 days CN¥10,949 CN¥6,709
14-21 days CN¥9,635 CN¥7,327
21-30 days CN¥9,635 CN¥6,709
30-60 days CN¥9,253 CN¥6,083
60-90 days CN¥9,253 CN¥6,083
90+ days CN¥9,253 CN¥5,068

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to San Francisco

We've examined 234,440,186 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to San Francisco is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥6,083CN¥6,083CN¥6,632CN¥6,083CN¥6,083 CN¥6,709

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Shanghai to San Francisco. 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¥8,447
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CN¥8,447 CN¥7,223
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CN¥7,223 CN¥8,891
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CN¥8,891 CN¥7,216
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
CN¥7,216 CN¥10,449
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
CN¥10,449

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco

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 San Francisco is not available.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco is not available.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 08:30 18:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to San Francisco

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 San Francisco. 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. Find Flights

Shanghai to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Shanghai to San Francisco flight time is 10 hours and 57 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to San Francisco is 9,870 kilometers (6,133 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and San Francisco.

Shanghai to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and San Francisco. 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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