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New York to Shanghai flights

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Departure Mon, 24 May Return Fri, 28 May
NYC New York
SHA Shanghai
return from £5,715
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 9.09 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 18 May 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
72%

Trains in Shanghai are 72% cheaper than in New York.

New York
£1.6
Shanghai
£0.44
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
84%

A meal in Shanghai is 84% cheaper than a meal in New York.

New York
£21.27
Shanghai
£3.31
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
52%

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 52% cheaper than in New York.

New York
£3.19
Shanghai
£1.54
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
16%

Coffee in Shanghai is 16% cheaper than in New York.

New York
£3.63
Shanghai
£3.04
New York airports
  • ( John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Battery Pk City (NBP)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 7366 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from New York to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from New York to Shanghai during the Covid-19 situation?
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 New York. 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 can I find cheap flights from New York to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from New York to Shanghai is 5715£. 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 New York?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.57 GBP, 52% cheaper than New York, with a fare of 3.26 GBP, while train tickets costs 72% less in Shanghai: 0.45 GBP against 1.63 GBP in New York. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.35 GBP in Shanghai, 85% less than the 21.71 GBP in New York. The price of the coffee is around 16% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.10 GBP, while in New York the coffee costs 3.71 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from New York to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from New York to Shanghai are November, September and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from New York to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from New York depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from New York in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, July and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route New York -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from New York to Shanghai?
The total flight time between New York and Shanghai is of around 18:36 hours on average, considering an average distance of 14,501 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Shanghai compared to New York?
While in New York the temperatures can reach an average of 32.5 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 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 -11.93 ºC average degrees reported in New York. During the winter period, New York can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between New York and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between New York and Shanghai is: John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
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