Flights from Seattle to Shanghai

Selected fares from Seattle to Shanghai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SEA SHA Mon, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 9 $660
SEA SHA Fri, Aug 21 - Fri, Sep 11 $725
SEA SHA Wed, Sep 16 - Tue, Oct 6 $728
SEA SHA Tue, Sep 8 - Fri, Sep 11 $750
SEA SHA Tue, Sep 8 - Fri, Sep 11 $773
SEA SHA Fri, Sep 25 - Sun, Oct 4 $829
SEA SHA Sun, Oct 11 - Mon, Nov 2 $1,332
SEA SHA Mon, Feb 1 - Mon, Feb 29 $1,674
SEA SHA Mon, Feb 1 - Mon, Feb 29 $1,782
SEA SHA Mon, Feb 1 - Mon, Feb 29 $6,484
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Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights

Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Seattle and Shanghai airports and terminals

Airports in Seattle WA, US

map of airports in Seattle
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    SeaTac Airport (SEA)

    Distance from City Center: 10.9 miles

    Carriers for flights from SEA to SHA

    Carriers
    China Eastern Airlines, Delta Air Lines
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Airports in Shanghai , CN

map of airports in Shanghai
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    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SEA to PVG

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 China Eastern Airlines, Delta Air Lines
    Terminal 2 China Eastern Airlines, Delta Air Lines
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    Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

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September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 8 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Delta Air Lines $660
Earn $6.60
Return Fri, Feb 12 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in September from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 9 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Asiana Airlines $753
Earn $7.53
Return Wed, Sep 16 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Asiana Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 8 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Hainan Airlines $798
Earn $7.98
Return Mon, Oct 12 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Hainan Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Oct 4 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Delta Air Lines $740
Earn $7.40
Return Mon, Oct 12 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Nov 2 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Asiana Airlines $753
Earn $7.53
Return Sun, Nov 8 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Asiana Airlines
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Flights to Shanghai

Seattle Airport

While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.

Transportation

When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.

Weather

If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.

Popular Attractions

Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.

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 Seattle to Shanghai

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Seattle to Shanghai today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 12h 20m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 589 (2:35 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-200) is today's earliest available flight from Seattle to Shanghai.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 589 (2:35 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-200) is today's latest available flight from Seattle to Shanghai.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Seattle to Shanghai (Delta Air Lines flight 589, Airbus Industrie A330-200) takes 12h 20m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Seattle to Shanghai (Delta Air Lines flight 589, Airbus Industrie A330-200) takes 12h 20m.
    • Flights from SeaTac Airport (SEA) to Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Seattle to Shanghai on Mon, Aug 3, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Alaska Airlines/China Eastern Airlines AS464/MU584 SEA 6:25 PM PVG 6:10 AM 73J/332 20hr 45min
Alaska Airlines/China Eastern Airlines AS444/MU584 SEA 8:25 PM PVG 6:10 AM 73G/332 18hr 45min
Delta Air Lines/China Eastern Airlines DL1470/MU584 SEA 6:55 PM PVG 6:10 AM 738/332 20hr 15min
EVA Air/China Airlines BR25/CI501 SEA 2:10 AM PVG 10:50 AM 77W/77W 17hr 40min
EVA Air/China Southern Airlines BR25/CZ4803 SEA 2:10 AM PVG 10:50 AM 77W/77W 17hr 40min
EVA Air/China Eastern Airlines BR25/MU8901 SEA 2:10 AM PVG 10:50 AM 77W/77W 17hr 40min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8088/AC25 SEA 6:30 AM PVG 2:25 PM DH3/788 16hr 55min
Air Canada/Air China AC8088/CA7456 SEA 6:30 AM PVG 2:25 PM DH3/788 16hr 55min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8090/AC25 SEA 9:10 AM PVG 2:25 PM DH3/788 14hr 15min
Air Canada/Air China AC8090/CA7456 SEA 9:10 AM PVG 2:25 PM DH3/788 14hr 15min
Alaska Airlines/Air Canada AS2264/AC25 SEA 7:25 AM PVG 2:25 PM DH4/788 16hr 0min
Alaska Airlines/Air China AS2264/CA7456 SEA 7:25 AM PVG 2:25 PM DH4/788 16hr 0min
Alaska Airlines/Air Canada AS2266/AC25 SEA 9:20 AM PVG 2:25 PM DH4/788 14hr 5min