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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 Thu, Feb 5 - Fri, Feb 20 $789
SHA LAX Tue, Nov 11 - Wed, Nov 19 $867
SHA LAX Mon, Feb 23 - Mon, Mar 9 $897
SHA LAX Thu, Feb 5 - Fri, Feb 20 $932
SHA LAX Fri, Nov 21 - Mon, Dec 1 $1,089
SHA LAX Tue, Nov 11 - Wed, Nov 19 $1,374
SHA LAX Fri, Nov 21 - Mon, Dec 1 $1,675
SHA LAX Fri, Nov 21 - Mon, Dec 1 $2,461
SHA LAX Thu, Feb 5 - Fri, Feb 20 $2,544
SHA LAX Thu, Feb 5 - Fri, Feb 20 $2,743

Shanghai and Los Angeles airports and terminals

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 PVG to LAX

    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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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 B American Airlines, US Airways
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Cheap flights from Shanghai to Los Angeles

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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Rate includes breakfast

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Long Beach Marriott

3 stars
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Rate includes breakfast

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Courtyard Long Beach Airport

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Rate Includes Breakfast

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Quality Inn Burbank Airport

2 stars
2.6 / 5 38 reviews

2255 N. Buena Vista St. Map

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The Concourse Hotel at LAX

4 stars
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6225 West Century Boulevard Map

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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 24 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) China Southern Airlines $789
Earn $7.89
Return Tue, Nov 11 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) China Southern Airlines
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 11 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) China Southern Airlines $789
Earn $7.89
Return Wed, Nov 19 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) China Southern Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Nov 2 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) Air Canada $859
Earn $8.59
Return Sun, Nov 9 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) Air Canada
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December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Shanghai to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 19 Shanghai (PVG) Los Angeles (LAX) Air China $838
Earn $8.38
Return Fri, Jan 2 Los Angeles (LAX) Shanghai (PVG) Air China
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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

    • 4 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 52m.
    • Air China flight 7211 (3:10 PM GMT, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles.
    • American Airlines flight 182 (4:35 PM GMT, Boeing 777) 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 50m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles (Air China flight 7211, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) takes 11h 55m.
    • Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Shanghai and Los Angeles

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 777 American Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250) Air China, United Airlines