Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to Shanghai (SHA) Starting at $686

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This Weekend's Flight Deals from Chicago to Shanghai

This weekend's flight prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Airfares from $686 One Way, $913 Round Trip from Chicago to Shanghai

Prices starting at $913 for return flights and $686 for one-way flights to Shanghai were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Destination Airport IATA Code SHA
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Chicago to Shanghai

Chicago is one of the biggest cities in the United States and one of the Midwest’s major transportation hubs. Shanghai is China’s biggest city, offering visitors the chance to see ancient temples and ultramodern skyscrapers. When you book flights from Chicago to Shanghai on, you can find great prices and numerous departure options.

Flying from Chicago

Most international flights from Chicago leave from O’Hare International Airport, which is located about eighteen miles from downtown. The easiest way to get to the airport is aboard the CTA Blue Line, which runs from downtown. If you prefer to drive to the airport, parking is available in a covered parking garage or an uncovered lot. The airport has a wide variety of restaurants, bookstores, and gift shops to fill your time while you wait for your flight.

About Shanghai

With its towering buildings and traditional noodle carts, Shanghai is an intriguing mix of old and new. The modern Shanghai Pudong International Airport handles the international air traffic into the city. The most interesting way to get into the city is aboard the Maglev train, which runs to the Longyang Road Metro Station at a top speed of 267 miles per hour. Taxis are also available, and you can take the city’s metro system if you have extra time. The weather in Shanghai varies drastically from season to season. Summers are hot and humid, and many days top out at 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are cold and windy, and you should be prepared for temperatures that drop to 35 degrees Fahrenheit and lower. The best time to visit is during the spring, when you can see the trees in bloom and avoid the summer crowds. While you’re there, don’t miss Fuxing Park, the Shanghai Museum, and Dongtai Road.

Flying to Shanghai

Whether you’re heading to China for a fast-paced business trip or a leisurely vacation, the city offers a delightful range of activities. With, you can book flights from Chicago to Shanghai and find special deals on rental cars and hotels.

Frequently asked questions

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