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Chicago to Shanghai Flights

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Selected fares from Chicago to Shanghai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI SHA Sat, Nov 1 - Mon, Dec 1 $911
CHI SHA Wed, Sep 17 - Mon, Oct 6 $956
CHI SHA Tue, Aug 19 - Tue, Sep 9 $956
CHI SHA Wed, Nov 12 - Tue, Dec 2 $991
CHI SHA Wed, Nov 12 - Tue, Dec 2 $1,007
CHI SHA Tue, Sep 16 - Mon, Oct 6 $1,245
CHI SHA Wed, Nov 12 - Tue, Dec 2 $1,410
CHI SHA Wed, Sep 17 - Wed, Oct 8 $1,647
CHI SHA Wed, Nov 12 - Tue, Dec 2 $1,954
CHI SHA Wed, Nov 12 - Tue, Dec 2 $2,728

Chicago and Shanghai airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US
map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to SHA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Air China, US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, US Airways
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Airports in Shanghai , CN
map of airports in Shanghai
  • 1

    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CHI to PVG

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Air China, American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

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Cheap flights from Chicago to Shanghai

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Shanghai Airport Hotels

Argyle International Airport Hotel Hongqiao

4 stars
1.8 / 5 5 reviews

No. 458 Kong Gang Yi Road Map

The Argyle International Airport Hotel is a brand new International Moderate Deluxe standard hotel conveniently located adjacent to the Hongqiao Airport with easy access to business areas,... More

Hotel only $69

Cypress Hotel Jin Jiang

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

2419 Hong Qiao Road Map

Stay 2 Nights & Save 15%

...Located in the fast-growing Shanghai Hongqiao area, the Cypress Hotel is a delightful 4-star hotel.... More

Hotel only $102

Ramada Pudong Airport Shanghai

3 stars
3.6 / 5 38 reviews

1100 Qi Hang Road Map

Save 10% on your stay

...A dedicated television channel provides up-to-the-minute flight information so guests won't miss their plane.... Four-star Pudong airport hotel with free shuttle service This 370-room hotel... More

Hotel only $23

...One station to hongqiao airport terminal 1, 2 station to the hongqiao airport terminal 2, 3 standing journey to hongqiao railway station by line 10.... More

Hotel only $78

Huntington Terrace Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

No 728 Hongjing Road Map

...Huntington Terrace Airport Hotel is a 4 star airport hotel which is located at 728 Hongjing Road.... quite close to Shanghai Zoo and Hongqiao Development Zone.... More

Hotel only $144

Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao

5 stars
4.7 / 5 6 reviews

2270 Hong Qiao Road,Changning District Map

Rate includes breakfast

...Pudong International Airport (31 mi/50 km).... Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (2.1 mi/3.5 km).... Five-star Shanghai business hotel near Hongqiao airport This five-star 313-room... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Chicago to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 23 Chicago (ORD) Shanghai (PVG) Hainan Airlines $6,534
Earn $65.34
Return Sun, Aug 24 Shanghai (PVG) Chicago (ORD) Hainan Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 11 Chicago (ORD) Shanghai (PVG) Cathay Pacific $956
Earn $9.56
Return Tue, Oct 7 Shanghai (PVG) Chicago (ORD) Cathay Pacific

Best one-week trip in August from Chicago to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 19 Chicago (ORD) Shanghai (PVG) Cathay Pacific $1,191
Earn $11.91
Return Tue, Aug 26 Shanghai (PVG) Chicago (ORD) Cathay Pacific
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Chicago to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 26 Chicago (ORD) Shanghai (PVG) Cathay Pacific $1,366
Earn $13.66
Return Mon, Sep 29 Shanghai (PVG) Chicago (ORD) Cathay Pacific

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Chicago to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 16 Chicago (ORD) Shanghai (PVG) United Airlines $956
Earn $9.56
Return Mon, Oct 6 Shanghai (PVG) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Chicago to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 20 Chicago (ORD) Shanghai (SHA) Hainan Airlines $961
Earn $9.61
Return Sat, Sep 27 Shanghai (SHA) Chicago (ORD) Hainan Airlines
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Chicago to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 21 Chicago (ORD) Shanghai (SHA) Hainan Airlines $911
Earn $9.11
Return Tue, Dec 23 Shanghai (SHA) Chicago (ORD) Hainan Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Chicago to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 4 Chicago (ORD) Shanghai (SHA) Hainan Airlines $961
Earn $9.61
Return Sat, Oct 11 Shanghai (SHA) Chicago (ORD) Hainan Airlines
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Traveling from Chicago to Shanghai

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport

If you're searching for discount flights to Shanghai, you'll find what you're looking for at Orbitz.com. The site allows you to compare prices from several airlines at once so that you can find the one that best fits your budget. If you're flying into Shanghai from overseas, you'll be flying into Shanghai Pudong International Airport, the main international airport serving Shanghai and one of the most important hubs in Asia. The other major airport in town, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, serves primarily as a domestic airport for the region. Shanghai Pudong is located about 19 miles from central Shanghai. Airlines from all over the world provide service to the airport, including Air France, Virgin Atlantic and United Airlines.

Transportation at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

There are several ways to get to and from the airport. If you're in a hurry, you can take the Shanghai Maglev Train, which runs between the airport and Longyang Road. This high-speed train runs every 20 minutes, and the trip is eight minutes long. Tickets will cost you $7.80 for a regular one-way ticket. Once you get off at the Longyang stop, you can take the Number 2 subway line to other parts of the city. You can also book a rental car through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Shanghai

Shanghai's average weather is usually described as mild and humid, with four distinct seasons. Summer temperatures can reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and higher. It's usually recommended to visit Shanghai between the months of March and May, when the weather is usually mild and dry with temperatures in the 70s.

Things to Do in Shanghai

When you're in Shanghai, check out Shanghai Circus World, an indoor circus featuring a mix of motorbikes and acrobatics. Architecture buffs should take a moment to see the Bund International Architecture Exhibition, a tour of the best of the city's oldest and newest buildings. Once you book your flights to Shanghai with Orbitz.com, the entire city will be waiting to be explored.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Shanghai

    • 4 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Shanghai today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 14h 17m.
    • American Airlines flight 289 (5:35 AM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Shanghai.
    • Air China flight 7208 (5:50 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Shanghai.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Shanghai (Air China flight 7208, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 14h 5m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Shanghai (American Airlines flight 289, Boeing 777) takes 14h 30m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Chicago and Shanghai

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 777 American Airlines, US Airways, Air China, United Airlines
Boeing 747-400 Passenger Air China, United Airlines