Cheap flights from New York to Shanghai

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Flight information for New York to Shanghai

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to Shanghai
Fastest flight time15h 00mThe fastest flight from New York to Shanghai takes 15h 00m
Direct flightsMon and WedDirect flights go from New York to Shanghai on Monday and Wednesday. The only airline offering direct flights is China Eastern.
Airports in Shanghai2 airportsThere are 2 airports near Shanghai: Shanghai Pu Dong (PVG), Shanghai Hongqiao Intl (SHA)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to Shanghai

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Shanghai?

September

The cheapest time of year to fly to Shanghai from New York is September. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest New York to Shanghai flight route?

Newark - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

Fly from Newark to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl for the best New York - Shanghai flight prices

How far in advance should you book New York to Shanghai flights?

42 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to Shanghai is approximately 42 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from New York to Shanghai

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Shanghai by changing tabs
EVA Air
5 Apr
JFK21:25New York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 40m
1 stop
PVG20:05Shanghai Pu Dong
27 Apr
PVG09:10Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 55m
1 stop
JFK06:05New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
8 Mar
JFK12:55New York John F Kennedy Intl
29h 10m
2 stops
PVG18:05Shanghai Pu Dong
9 May
PVG09:10Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 55m
1 stop
JFK06:05New York John F Kennedy Intl
Finnair
12 Apr
JFK15:05New York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 10m
1 stop
PVG15:15Shanghai Pu Dong
27 Apr
PVG05:20Shanghai Pu Dong
41h 20m
1 stop
JFK22:40New York John F Kennedy Intl
EVA Air
5 Apr
JFK21:25New York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 40m
1 stop
PVG20:05Shanghai Pu Dong
22 Apr
PVG12:00Shanghai Pu Dong
18h 05m
1 stop
JFK06:05New York John F Kennedy Intl
EVA Air
14 Jan
JFK19:20New York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 45m
1 stop
PVG18:05Shanghai Pu Dong
11 Feb
PVG08:15Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 55m
1 stop
JFK05:10New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
17 Jan
JFK05:59New York John F Kennedy Intl
36h 06m
2 stops
PVG18:05Shanghai Pu Dong
9 Feb
PVG08:15Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 55m
1 stop
JFK05:10New York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to Shanghai

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to Shanghai, view some of our deals below provided by Delta and EVA Air
EVA Air
10 Apr
JFK21:25New York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 40m
1 stop
PVG20:05Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
12 Jan
JFK04:36New York John F Kennedy Intl
37h 29m
2 stops
PVG18:05Shanghai Pu Dong
Delta
2 Nov
JFK05:00New York John F Kennedy Intl
33h 10m
2 stops
PVG14:10Shanghai Pu Dong

Search last-minute flights to Shanghai from New York

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from New York to Shanghai
United Airlines
29 Oct
EWR04:35Newark
44h 25m
2 stops
PVG01:00Shanghai Pu Dong
31 Oct
PVG16:15Shanghai Pu Dong
22h 42m
2 stops
EWR14:57Newark
Delta
1 Nov
JFK13:55New York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 05m
2 stops
PVG14:00Shanghai Pu Dong
13 Nov
PVG04:50Shanghai Pu Dong
23h 17m
2 stops
JFK04:07New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
1 Nov
EWR16:45Newark
56h 15m
3 stops
PVG01:00Shanghai Pu Dong
30 Nov
PVG05:25Shanghai Pu Dong
40h 20m
1 stop
EWR21:45Newark
United Airlines
29 Oct
EWR04:35Newark
44h 25m
2 stops
PVG01:00Shanghai Pu Dong
31 Oct
PVG16:15Shanghai Pu Dong
26h 11m
3 stops
EWR18:26Newark
United Airlines
29 Oct
LGA02:25New York LaGuardia
46h 35m
3 stops
PVG01:00Shanghai Pu Dong
31 Oct
PVG16:15Shanghai Pu Dong
29h 13m
3 stops
LGA21:28New York LaGuardia
Delta
1 Nov
EWR16:13Newark
21h 47m
2 stops
PVG14:00Shanghai Pu Dong
1 Dec
PVG05:05Shanghai Pu Dong
23h 00m
2 stops
EWR04:05Newark

  • How far is New York to Shanghai by plane?

    New York and Shanghai are 7361.5 mi apart from one another. Flights usually cover this in 21h 35m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


Can I fly to Shanghai from New York right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Shanghai

Most visitors from New York will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Shanghai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to New York from Shanghai?

Returning to New York from Shanghai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Shanghai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

If you are planning to travel to Shanghai at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.