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Shanghai to Los Angeles Flights

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Selected fares from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SHA LAX Mon, Feb 2 - Mon, Feb 9 $763
SHA LAX Fri, Jun 19 - Fri, Jul 10 $767
SHA LAX Fri, Mar 6 - Thu, Mar 26 $799
SHA LAX Tue, Feb 3 - Wed, Feb 11 $822
SHA LAX Mon, Feb 2 - Mon, Feb 9 $826
SHA LAX Tue, Mar 17 - Sun, Mar 29 $846
SHA LAX Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Apr 7 $854
SHA LAX Wed, Apr 15 - Thu, Apr 30 $973
SHA LAX Mon, Mar 30 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,073
SHA LAX Thu, Mar 5 - Thu, Mar 19 $1,291
SHA LAX Tue, Mar 3 - Fri, Mar 20 $1,416
SHA LAX Tue, Sep 1 - Thu, Sep 10 $1,530
SHA LAX Tue, Jun 9 - Mon, Jul 6 $1,561
SHA LAX Thu, Mar 19 - Thu, Mar 26 $1,565
SHA LAX Thu, Mar 5 - Thu, Mar 19 $1,611
SHA LAX Tue, Mar 17 - Sun, Mar 29 $1,721
SHA LAX Fri, Mar 6 - Tue, Mar 10 $2,337
SHA LAX Mon, Mar 30 - Tue, Mar 31 $2,957
SHA LAX Mon, Mar 30 - Tue, Mar 31 $3,324

Shanghai and Los Angeles airports and terminals

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 PVG to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 China Eastern Airlines
    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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Airports in Los Angeles CA, US
map of airports in Los Angeles
  • 1

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SHA to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 6 Air China, United Airlines
    Terminal 7 Air China, United Airlines
    Terminal B American Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, US Airways
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $912
Earn $9.12
Return Sun, Feb 8 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Feb 2 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $763
Earn $7.63
Return Mon, Feb 9 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Feb 2 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $763
Earn $7.63
Return Mon, Feb 9 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) American Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 12 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $852
Earn $8.52
Return Sun, Mar 15 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 14 Shanghai (SHA) Los Angeles (LAX) Air China $799
Earn $7.99
Return Sat, Mar 21 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (SHA) Air China

Best one-week trip in March from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 14 Shanghai (SHA) Los Angeles (LAX) Air China $799
Earn $7.99
Return Sat, Mar 21 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (SHA) Air China
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 16 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $854
Earn $8.54
Return Mon, Apr 20 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Apr 8 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) Air Canada $846
Earn $8.46
Return Sat, Apr 18 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) Air Canada

Best one-week trip in April from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 14 Shanghai (SHA) Los Angeles (LAX) Air Canada $846
Earn $8.46
Return Tue, Apr 21 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (SHA) Air Canada
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Find Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles is a popular destination for travel. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Los Angeles. The site features a search engine that looks at a variety of major airlines to locate low cost airfares. The Los Angeles International Airport sits 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles on World Way. Many airlines service the Los Angeles Airport, including US Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Delta and Continental. Orbitz.com can help travelers book the best deals.

Transportation from the Los Angeles International Airport

Travelers have a variety of options for ground transportation from the airport. The LAX shuttle offers transport to most major hotels in the area for a small charge. Public buses and light rail systems charge a flat fee depending on the destination. Rental cars can be obtained through Orbitz.com at discount prices, and taxis offer metered services throughout the city.

Weather in Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts very mild climate year-round. Winter temperatures rarely go below 50°F. Summers average temperatures stay around 85°F.

Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles offers its visitors a wide variety of things to do. The Getty Center museum displays famous pieces by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne and features a botanical garden with flowers from the region. The Walt Disney concert hall provides symphonies and musical concerts throughout the year. The concert hall also houses a theater for dramatic productions. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles features a dinosaur hall with three t-rex specimens and other dinosaur exhibits. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate the top sales on area attractions and cheap flights to Los Angeles, which is great for the budget traveler.

Interesting facts about flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles

    • 5 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 37m.
    • China Eastern Airlines flight 583 (7:00 AM GMT, Boeing 777-300) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles.
    • Air China flight 7211 (2:25 PM GMT, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) is today's latest available flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles (American Airlines flight 182, Boeing 777) takes 11h 30m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles (China Eastern Airlines flight 583, Boeing 777-300) takes 12h 5m.
    • Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles on Sat, Jan 31, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
China Southern Airlines/Asiana Airlines CZ313/OZ202 PVG 8:05 AM LAX 8:30 AM 738/388 16hr 25min
China Southern Airlines/United Airlines CZ313/UA7285 PVG 8:05 AM LAX 8:30 AM 738/388 16hr 25min
China Southern Airlines/Asiana Airlines CZ4513/OZ202 PVG 8:50 AM LAX 8:30 AM 73J/388 15hr 40min
China Southern Airlines/United Airlines CZ4513/UA7285 PVG 8:50 AM LAX 8:30 AM 73J/388 15hr 40min
China Southern Airlines/Asiana Airlines CZ513/OZ202 PVG 9:05 AM LAX 8:30 AM 333/388 15hr 25min
China Southern Airlines/United Airlines CZ513/UA7285 PVG 9:05 AM LAX 8:30 AM 333/388 15hr 25min
Shanghai Airlines/Asiana Airlines FM5061/OZ202 PVG 10:25 AM LAX 8:30 AM 320/388 14hr 5min
Shanghai Airlines/United Airlines FM5061/UA7285 PVG 10:25 AM LAX 8:30 AM 320/388 14hr 5min
Shanghai Airlines/Asiana Airlines FM8753/OZ202 PVG 8:50 AM LAX 8:30 AM 737/388 15hr 40min
Shanghai Airlines/United Airlines FM8753/UA7285 PVG 8:50 AM LAX 8:30 AM 737/388 15hr 40min
Shanghai Airlines/Asiana Airlines FM5041/OZ202 PVG 9:05 AM LAX 8:30 AM 333/388 15hr 25min
Shanghai Airlines/United Airlines FM5041/UA7285 PVG 9:05 AM LAX 8:30 AM 333/388 15hr 25min
Korean Air/Asiana Airlines KE5864/OZ202 PVG 10:25 AM LAX 8:30 AM 320/388 14hr 5min