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Los Angeles Shanghai
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Wed, 31 Jul LAX - PVG
Sun, 04 Aug PVG - LAX
£1443 £1430
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Los Angeles Shanghai
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Mon, 09 Sep LAX - PVG
£349 £338
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
69% Trains in Shanghai are 69% cheaper than in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles £1.35
Shanghai £0.42
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
83% A meal in Shanghai is 83% cheaper than a meal in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles £18.47
Shanghai £3.18
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 9.48 CNY
1 CNY = 0.11 GBP
Last checked on 21 July 2024
Distance: 6484 miles
Los Angeles airports
Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX) How far from city centre: 12 miles
Ontario International (ONT) How far from city centre: 36 miles
John Wayne Airport (SNA) How far from city centre: 34 miles
Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) How far from city centre: 12 miles
Van Nuys (VNY) How far from city centre: 18 miles
Whiteman (WHP) How far from city centre: 17 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city centre: 19 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai?

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By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Los Angeles to Shanghai change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Los Angeles to Shanghai may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Los Angeles and Shanghai, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Los Angeles to Shanghai airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai

How long does the flight take to go from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Los Angeles and Shanghai is of around 23:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 16,682 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai is 338£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Shanghai expensive to visit compared to Los Angeles?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.70 GBP, 29% cheaper than Los Angeles, with a fare of 2.38 GBP, while train tickets costs 69% less in Shanghai: 0.42 GBP against 1.35 GBP in Los Angeles. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.18 GBP in Shanghai, 83% less than the 18.47 GBP in Los Angeles. The price of the coffee is around 36% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 2.67 GBP, while in Los Angeles the coffee costs 4.15 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Los Angeles to Shanghai are May, October and April, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Los Angeles depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, May is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Los Angeles in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, April and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Los Angeles - Shanghai.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions China may apply when travelling from Los Angeles. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Shanghai compared to Los Angeles?
While in Los Angeles the temperatures can reach an average of 36.22 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Shanghai's temperatures can go up to 37.03 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 ºC in Shanghai, compared to the 1.09 ºC average degrees reported in Los Angeles. During the winter period, Los Angeles can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Los Angeles and Shanghai is: Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • United Airlines.
  • Delta Air Lines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai are:
Hong Kong Airlines, stopping in Hong Kong for 160 minutes minimum.
  • Air China, with 255 minutes scale in Shenzhen.
  • Hainan Airlines, with 200 minutes scale in Xi An.
Flight Duration 23 h and 30 m Flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai take, on average, 23 h and 30 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £338 Cheapest price for a flight between Los Angeles and Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Los Angeles Intl Airport The airport Los Angeles Intl Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai
Arriving Airport Pu Dong Flights departing Los Angeles with Shanghai as destination arrive at Pu Dong

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