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Detroit to Shanghai Flights

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Selected fares from Detroit to Shanghai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DTT SHA Tue, Feb 17 - Mon, Mar 2 $1,054
DTT SHA Tue, Feb 17 - Tue, Mar 3 $1,112
DTT SHA Wed, Mar 18 - Thu, Apr 9 $1,239
DTT SHA Tue, Mar 24 - Mon, Apr 6 $1,371
DTT SHA Sat, Feb 7 - Fri, Feb 27 $1,539
DTT SHA Sat, Feb 7 - Fri, Feb 27 $1,599
DTT SHA Tue, Feb 17 - Tue, Mar 3 $1,748
DTT SHA Tue, Mar 24 - Mon, Apr 6 $1,888
DTT SHA Sun, Feb 15 - Fri, Mar 6 $1,943
DTT SHA Fri, Jan 23 - Sat, Jan 31 $4,780

Detroit and Shanghai airports and terminals

Airports in Detroit MI, US
map of airports in Detroit
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    Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW)

    Distance from City Center: 17.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DTW to SHA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal EM China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Delta Air Lines
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    Willow Run (YIP)

    Distance from City Center: 26 miles

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Airports in Shanghai , CN
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    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DTT to PVG

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Delta Air Lines
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    Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

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Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao

5 stars
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2270 Hong Qiao Road, Changning District Map

Rate includes breakfast

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Detroit to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 Detroit (DTW) Shanghai (PVG) Air Canada $651
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Detroit to Shanghai

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Best one-week trip in January from Detroit to Shanghai

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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Detroit to Shanghai

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Best one-week trip in February from Detroit to Shanghai

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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Detroit to Shanghai

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Flights to Shanghai

Detroit Metro Airport

The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights from Detroit to any destination. The Detroit Metro Airport is located at 9000 Middlebelt Road, approximately 21 miles from downtown Detroit. Twelve airlines service the airport, including Delta Airlines, Frontier, Air Tran and American Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website searches flights from all available airlines so you can choose a flight with cheap tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Detroit Metro Airport offers long-term parking for $10 per day. It also runs complimentary shuttle services from the parking lots to the airport terminals. If you're traveling for more than four days, it's cheaper to take a cab to the airport. Cab fare from downtown Detroit costs $44.50. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website. This way, you can get from the airport to your hotel without relying on public transportation.

Dining at the Airport

There are a variety of restaurants located at the airport including Chili's, Diego's Mexican Cantina, Detroit 500 and Fuddruckers. When you book your flight using Orbitz.com, you have plenty of time to grab a quick meal before your flight, because your travel arrangements are made before you arrive at the airport. The Orbitz.com website does more than find cheap flights from Detroit; it has all the tools you need to plan your entire trip.

Airports in Shanghai

Shanghai is the only city in China to have two airports. The Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is located eight miles from the center of Shanghai. The airport has hubs for 15 airlines offering cheap flights to Shanghai, including Air China, China Southern Airlines, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines. The Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located approximately 19 miles from downtown Shanghai and handles 60 percent of the flights that arrive to the city. It has hubs for numerous airlines, including British Airways, American Airlines and Delta Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website displays the best deals from all of the airlines, so you can choose an air ticket the fits your budget.

Transportation From the Airport

Both airports offer shuttle bus, taxicab and subway services that take passengers into downtown Shanghai. Cab fares from the Shanghai Honggiao International Airport to Shanghai cost approximately $8. Cab fares from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport to downtown Shanghai cost approximately $27. If you want access to your own vehicle, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car.

Weather in Shanghai

Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate. During the winter months, the temperatures range from 37 degrees Fahrenheit to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. During the summer, average temperatures stay in the mid to high 80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip to Shanghai during the spring or fall, you'll save money and have good weather during your trip.

Highlights and Attractions

Some of Shanghai's most popular attractions include the Jade Budda Temple and Yuyuan Garden. If you like to shop, visit Nanjing Road, which is considered the number one commercial street in China and features over 600 different stores. Orbitz.com does more than book cheap flights to Shanghai. You can also use the website to schedule guided tours of the city.

Interesting facts about flights from Detroit to Shanghai

    • 3 direct flights are operating from Detroit to Shanghai today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 14h 26m.
    • China Southern Airlines flight 1021 (6:29 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Detroit to Shanghai.
    • China Southern Airlines flight 1021 (6:29 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Detroit to Shanghai.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Detroit to Shanghai (China Southern Airlines flight 1021, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 14h 26m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Detroit to Shanghai (China Southern Airlines flight 1021, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 14h 26m.
    • Flights from Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) to Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Detroit to Shanghai on Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/Air China AA3148/CA7208 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 2:50 PM ER4/744 19hr 0min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA3148/UA835 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 2:50 PM ER4/744 19hr 0min
US Airways/Air China US8381/CA7208 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 2:50 PM ER4/744 19hr 0min
US Airways/United Airlines US8381/UA835 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 2:50 PM ER4/744 19hr 0min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3148/AA289 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 3:05 PM ER4/777 19hr 15min
American Airlines/Hainan Airlines AA3148/HU8911 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 3:05 PM ER4/777 19hr 15min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3148/US289 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 3:05 PM ER4/777 19hr 15min
US Airways/American Airlines US8381/AA289 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 3:05 PM ER4/777 19hr 15min
US Airways/Hainan Airlines US8381/HU8911 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 3:05 PM ER4/777 19hr 15min
US Airways/US Airways US8381/US289 DTW 6:50 AM PVG 3:05 PM ER4/777 19hr 15min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1125/AA127 DTW 6:15 AM PVG 3:55 PM 738/777 20hr 40min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1125/US127 DTW 6:15 AM PVG 3:55 PM 738/777 20hr 40min
China Southern Airlines CZ1021 DTW 12:29 PM PVG 3:55 PM 744 14hr 26min