Flights from Seattle to Shanghai

Selected fares from Seattle to Shanghai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SEA SHA Fri, Apr 17 - Fri, Apr 24 $726
SEA SHA Wed, Mar 18 - Tue, Mar 24 $779
SEA SHA Wed, Apr 29 - Thu, May 7 $836
SEA SHA Wed, Apr 29 - Tue, May 5 $850
SEA SHA Wed, Oct 28 - Sun, Nov 8 $926
SEA SHA Wed, Oct 28 - Sun, Nov 8 $930
SEA SHA Wed, Oct 28 - Sun, Nov 8 $964
SEA SHA Wed, Oct 28 - Sun, Nov 8 $978
SEA SHA Thu, Apr 9 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,076
SEA SHA Wed, Mar 18 - Thu, Mar 26 $1,286
SEA SHA Wed, Mar 18 - Tue, Mar 24 $1,382
SEA SHA Fri, Mar 6 - Mon, Mar 9 $1,508
SEA SHA Thu, Apr 23 - Mon, Apr 27 $1,515
SEA SHA Tue, Mar 17 - Mon, Mar 23 $1,556
SEA SHA Mon, Jul 20 - Mon, Aug 17 $1,773
SEA SHA Thu, Apr 9 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,781
SEA SHA Thu, Apr 9 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,808
SEA SHA Fri, May 29 - Wed, Jun 17 $1,824
SEA SHA Fri, Apr 17 - Mon, Apr 20 $1,853
SEA SHA Wed, Mar 18 - Tue, Mar 24 $2,043
SEA SHA Wed, Aug 26 - Tue, Sep 22 $2,612
SEA SHA Wed, Mar 25 - Sat, Mar 28 $5,942

Seattle and Shanghai airports and terminals

Airports in Seattle WA, US

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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
  • 1

    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SEA to PVG

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 China Eastern Airlines, Delta Air Lines
  • 2

    Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 16 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Air Canada $836
Earn $8.36
Return Sun, Apr 19 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Apr 12 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (SHA) Hainan Airlines $676
Earn $6.76
Return Mon, Jun 15 Shanghai (SHA) Seattle (SEA) Hainan Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 17 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Hainan Airlines $726
Earn $7.26
Return Fri, Apr 24 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Hainan Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 1 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Air Canada $886
Earn $8.86
Return Mon, May 4 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 13 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (SHA) Hainan Airlines $806
Earn $8.06
Return Tue, Jun 30 Shanghai (SHA) Seattle (SEA) Hainan Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 2 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (SHA) Hainan Airlines $806
Earn $8.06
Return Sat, May 9 Shanghai (SHA) Seattle (SEA) Hainan Airlines
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Seattle to Shanghai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 24 Seattle (SEA) Shanghai (PVG) Hainan Airlines $956
Earn $9.56
Return Sun, Aug 16 Shanghai (PVG) Seattle (SEA) Hainan 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 47m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 589 (1:28 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-200) is today's earliest available flight from Seattle to Shanghai.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 589 (1:28 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 47m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Seattle to Shanghai (Delta Air Lines flight 589, Airbus Industrie A330-200) takes 12h 47m.
    • 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 Tue, Mar 3, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8090/AC25 SEA 9:25 AM PVG 4:20 PM DH3/788 14hr 55min
Air Canada/Air China AC8090/CA7456 SEA 9:25 AM PVG 4:20 PM DH3/788 14hr 55min
Alaska Airlines/Air Canada AS2264/AC25 SEA 7:25 AM PVG 4:20 PM DH4/788 16hr 55min
Alaska Airlines/Air China AS2264/CA7456 SEA 7:25 AM PVG 4:20 PM DH4/788 16hr 55min
Alaska Airlines/Air Canada AS2266/AC25 SEA 9:05 AM PVG 4:20 PM DH4/788 15hr 15min
Alaska Airlines/Air China AS2266/CA7456 SEA 9:05 AM PVG 4:20 PM DH4/788 15hr 15min
United Airlines/Air Canada UA8242/AC25 SEA 9:25 AM PVG 4:20 PM DH3/788 14hr 55min
United Airlines/Air China UA8242/CA7456 SEA 9:25 AM PVG 4:20 PM DH3/788 14hr 55min
Alaska Airlines/China Eastern Airlines AS2264/MU582 SEA 7:25 AM PVG 4:35 PM DH4/332 17hr 10min
Alaska Airlines/China Eastern Airlines AS2266/MU582 SEA 9:05 AM PVG 4:35 PM DH4/332 15hr 30min
Alaska Airlines/China Eastern Airlines AS454/MU586 SEA 6:10 AM PVG 5:30 PM 739/773 19hr 20min
Alaska Airlines/China Eastern Airlines AS466/MU586 SEA 7:00 AM PVG 5:30 PM 73G/773 18hr 30min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL5680/DL7000 SEA 6:15 AM PVG 5:30 PM E75/773 19hr 15min