Airfare Deals from San Francisco to Shanghai

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The cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to Shanghai was found 1 week ago. Its one way cost starts from £344, the departure date is 23 March 2022. The minimum price for a round trip flight starts from £1 154. This flight fare was found 2 days ago, with the following departure dates: San Francisco on 28 September 2021 year, and back from Shanghai on 04 October 2021 year.

Plane tickets from San Francisco to Shanghai, one way

The table shows the prices of direct flight plane tickets to Shanghai from San Francisco. If you find an interesting air travel offer, do not delay your purchase, last minute offers run out very quickly.

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27.09.2021 Monday
from £553 Kiwi.com
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15.09.2021 Wednesday
from £588 Kiwi.com
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1 Stopover 32 hours 55 min
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08.09.2021 Wednesday
from £597 Kiwi.com
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22.09.2021 Wednesday
from £599 Kiwi.com
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1 Stopover 32 hours 55 min
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11.09.2021 Saturday
from £606 Kiwi.com
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1 Stopover 22 hours 20 min
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27.09.2021 Monday
from £612 Kissandfly
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27.09.2021 Monday
from £614 Kiwi.com
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1 Stopover 32 hours 55 min
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10.09.2021 Friday
from £629 Kiwi.com
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1 Stopover 22 hours 20 min
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25.09.2021 Saturday
from £648 Kiwi.com
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11.09.2021 Saturday
from £652 TrustFares
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15.09.2021 Wednesday
from £744 Kissandfly
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25.09.2021 Saturday
from £762 Gotogate
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08.09.2021 Wednesday
from £780 Kissandfly
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15.09.2021 Wednesday
from £780 Kissandfly
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22.09.2021 Wednesday
from £799 Gotogate
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Best Flights: San Francisco to Shanghai and back

The cost of a round trip flight on the San Francisco - Shanghai (China) route. The cheapest ticket was purchased 2 days ago, its price was from £1 154. It flies to Shanghai on 28 September 2021 year and returns to San Francisco on 04 October 2021 year.

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China Airlines CI 3 Morning flight
Departure 04.09.21 08:05, Sa
2 Stopovers Trip 28 days
Return 02.10.21 02:55, Sa

*Prices include: baggage, hand luggage, airline fees and charges.

Flight Schedule San Francisco to Shanghai 2021

The current flight schedule for the route from San Francisco to Shanghai for today, tomorrow and the next few days. This schedule will help you decide on the time of departure and arrival, the airline, the flight number and the day of the week.

More than 1 flights every day, from 12hours 50min. Local departure and arrival times are indicated.
13:3517:25
Air China CA7210 Air China CA7210
SFO → PVG
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*Schedule is indicated only for direct scheduled flights and lowcost airlines.

Flight information

It takes 13:45 minutes to fly from San Francisco to Shanghai excluding transfers. The distance between the cities is 9861 km or 6125 miles. The earliest morning plane from San Francisco leaves for Shanghai at 00:05. And the latest evening flight departs at 23:20.

time

Non-stop flight time

13:45 min

distance

Distance

6125 mi

The earliest flight

The earliest flight

00:05

The latest flight

The latest flight

23:20

Airplane

The fastest flight

12:55

The fastest San Francisco - Shanghai flight ticket is provided by United Airlines, the flight number is UA 891. It is in the air for 12:55 mins, departing from San Francisco at 02:35 and arriving at 15:30 in Shanghai Pudong. This flight is carried out on a modern Boeing 787-900 airliner.

Airlines

Direct flight

There are 2 airlines that fly directly from San Francisco to Shanghai. The most popular company carrying out non-stop flights is United Airlines.

  • China Eastern Airlines: MU 590
  • United Airlines: UA 857, UA 891

*Flight number

Flights with Transfers

Flights with transfers from San Francisco to Shanghai can be bought from 7 airlines:

  • China Southern Airlines: Guangzhou
  • United Airlines: Abbotsford, Seattle, Chicago
  • Southwest Airlines: Long Beach
  • Eva Air: Taipei
  • Japan Airlines: Tokyo
  • Korean Air: Seoul
  • Air Canada: Abbotsford

*Transit cities

Airports

Airfare from airports. In San Francisco, 1 airports serve all air communications with Shanghai. Airplanes arrive at 1 airport in Shanghai.

San Francisco airports:

San Francisco  ~ 17 km* from £325

Shanghai airports:

Shanghai Pudong  ~ 34 km* from £333

*Distance from the airport to the city center

Airplanes

3 aircraft models from 2 airlines fly on the San Francisco - Shanghai route. The fastest airliner is the Boeing 787-900, from the company United Airlines.

  • Boeing 777-300
  • Boeing 787-800
  • Boeing 787-900

Connecting cities

The list of cities on transfer flights from San Francisco to Shanghai. The best options are to fly through: Guangzhou, Abbotsford, Long Beach, Seattle, Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul, Chicago.

Cheap airline tickets from San Francisco to China

Here is a list of flights from San Francisco to China purchased on Tripsta.co.uk in the past 48 hours. If you find an interesting offer for cheap tickets, do not delay your purchase, prices change every 15 minutes.

San Francisco - Beijing CA 786 Air China Boeing 777-300
11:30 San Francisco
in a way 11 hours 55 min Direct
23:25 Beijing Capital
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from £354
09 January 2022
San Francisco - Shanghai UA 891 United Airlines Boeing 787-900
02:35 San Francisco
in a way 12 hours 55 min Direct
15:30 Shanghai Pudong
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from £344
23 March 2022
San Francisco - Guangzhou CZ 658 China Southern Airlines Boeing 777-300ER
09:55 San Francisco
in a way 14 hours 20 min Direct
00:15 Guangzhou Baiyun
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from £415
01 January 2022
San Francisco - Chengdu UA 9 United Airlines Boeing 787-800
10:55 San Francisco
in a way 14 hours 0 min Direct
00:55 Chengdu Shuangliu
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10 August 2021
San Francisco - Fuzhou CA 986 Air China Boeing 747
21:50 San Francisco
in a way 17 hours 15 min 1 Stopover
15:05 Changle
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Flights from United States to Shanghai

Here are the cheapest flight bookings from United States to Shanghai made by users of our website. If you didn’t find your flight destination, use the search bar at the top of the page.

New York - Shanghai UA 86 United Airlines Boeing 777
17:50 Newark Liberty
in a way 14 hours 50 min Direct
08:40 Shanghai Pudong
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from £339
05 April 2022
Los Angeles - Shanghai DL 89 Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-900
23:30 Los Angeles
in a way 13 hours 20 min Direct
12:50 Shanghai Pudong
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from £425
07 November 2021
Chicago - Shanghai UA 835 United Airlines Boeing 777
18:05 O'Hare
in a way 14 hours 30 min Direct
08:35 Shanghai Pudong
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from £861
07 August 2021
San Francisco - Shanghai UA 891 United Airlines Boeing 787-900
02:35 San Francisco
in a way 12 hours 55 min Direct
15:30 Shanghai Pudong
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from £344
23 March 2022
Boston - Shanghai HU 7962 Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-900
23:35 Boston RT128 Railway
in a way 14 hours 40 min Direct
14:15 Shanghai Pudong
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from £856
04 August 2021

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Frequently asked question

How much does a plane ticket from San Francisco to Shanghai cost?

The cost of the cheapest one-way flight from San Francisco to Shanghai starts from £344. The departure date of that flight is 23 March 2022.

Round trip costs start from £1 154, with the departure date there being on 28 September 2021 year, and back on 04 October 2021 year.

Which airlines fly on the San Francisco - Shanghai route?

There are 2 airlines flying directly from San Francisco to Shanghai: China Eastern Airlines, United Airlines

And 7 airlines fly with transfers: China Southern Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Eva Air, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Air Canada

How long does it take to fly from San Francisco to Shanghai?

The flight time from San Francisco to Shanghai averages 13:45 mins.

Which planes fly to Shanghai from San Francisco?

3 aircraft models fly from San Francisco to Shanghai, overcoming 6125 miles in an average of 13:45 mins. The fastest aircraft on this route is Boeing 787-900 from United Airlines, it flies for 12:55 min.

  • Boeing 777-300
  • Boeing 787-800
  • Boeing 787-900

Tips for buying a ticket

San Francisco – Shanghai – San Francisco round-trip route are always cheaper than tickets purchased there and back separately.

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