When is the best time to take a trip from Los Angeles to Shanghai Pudong? Find out here

A weekday or weekend flight – you choose when you want to travel from Los Angeles to Shanghai Pudong. A quick search through the database shows that tickets start at a reasonable $418. If you plan to fly in June, be prepared to pay quite a sum. Tickets in this month can cost up to 31 % more than the yearly average. In comparison to other days of the week, flights on Thursdays are up to 27 % more expensive. Users choose Delta most of the time when booking tickets for this route.

Time-saving direct flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai Pudong

For fliers pressed for time direct flights are definitely worth considering to shorten your travel time. In June, July, August, September, October, November and December these are available on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. You will be able to book a flight with Air China on these days. Further direct flights are available on any day with American Airlines or United Airlines.

Fly the most affordable way, choose one-stop flights

Fliers interested in flying with stopovers, rather than a direct flight, can save up to $219. The lowest prices for connections with stopovers start at $418 and for direct flights at $637. Only 21 % of idealo users choose stopover connections and 36 % prefer direct flights. Concerning stopover flights users choose stops in Guangzhou or San Francisco most often. If you're looking for the fastest stopover connection, choose a flight with a stop in San Francisco and enjoy a flight time of 15 hours and 26 minutes. This connection is only 2 hours and 16 minutes longer than a direct flight.

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Flight information Los Angeles - Shanghai Pudong
Flight details Los Angeles - Shanghai Pudong
  • Flight duration: min. 13:55 / max. 14:20
  • Distance: 10427 km
  • Flights per week: 36
  • Return flight duration: min. 11:20 / max. 12:00