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Fares from $436 One Way, $606 Round Trip from New York to Shanghai

Prices starting at $606 for return flights and $436 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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More About Flying To Shanghai from New York

Flights from New York to Shanghai - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from New York to Shanghai?

Yes, you can fly from New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) with China Eastern Airlines, the only carrier that offers direct services on this route.

What is the shortest flight from New York to Shanghai?

It's a long way between New York and Shanghai — 14 hours and 55 minutes at least. But your flight doesn't have to be miserable. Be prepared and come with the basics like toiletries and a blanket.

What airlines fly from New York to Shanghai most frequently?

Organize your New York to Shanghai journey with a China Eastern Airlines flight. With 60 every month, this airline operates the most flights along this route.

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Cheap Flights from New York to Shanghai

Airports in New York

Three airports service the New York metropolitan area: John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. JFK is located 20 miles from Manhattan on JFK Access Road. LaGuardia is located 6.5 miles from Manhattan on Ditmars Boulevard. Newark is located 16 miles from Manhattan on Brewster Road in Newark, New Jersey. Numerous airlines service the three airports, including North American, JetBlue and United Airlines. The Orbitz.com website can find you cheap flights from New York to any domestic or international destination.

Parking and Transportation

All three airports have long-term parking options available. JFK and Newark both charge $18 per day for long-term parking. The long-term parking at LaGuardia Airport costs $33 per day for the first two days, and $18 per day for each additional day. The NYC Airporter shuttle takes passengers from New York to JFK and LaGuardia airports. The bus fare is $12.75 to LaGuardia and $15.75 to JFK. The subway also runs between Manhattan, LaGuardia and JFK. Cab fare from Manhattan runs between $30 and $50, depending on which airport you're heading to. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airports

If you need to grab a bite to eat before your flight, all three airports have on-site restaurants. Some of the dining options include McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks. Using Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from New York means that all of your travel details are handled before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before your flight.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport

If you're searching for discount flights to Shanghai, you'll find what you're looking for at Orbitz.com. The site allows you to compare prices from several airlines at once so that you can find the one that best fits your budget. If you're flying into Shanghai from overseas, you'll be flying into Shanghai Pudong International Airport, the main international airport serving Shanghai and one of the most important hubs in Asia. The other major airport in town, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, serves primarily as a domestic airport for the region. Shanghai Pudong is located about 19 miles from central Shanghai. Airlines from all over the world provide service to the airport, including Air France, Virgin Atlantic and United Airlines.

Transportation at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

There are several ways to get to and from the airport. If you're in a hurry, you can take the Shanghai Maglev Train, which runs between the airport and Longyang Road. This high-speed train runs every 20 minutes, and the trip is eight minutes long. Tickets will cost you $7.80 for a regular one-way ticket. Once you get off at the Longyang stop, you can take the Number 2 subway line to other parts of the city. You can also book a rental car through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Shanghai

Shanghai's average weather is usually described as mild and humid, with four distinct seasons. Summer temperatures can reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and higher. It's usually recommended to visit Shanghai between the months of March and May, when the weather is usually mild and dry with temperatures in the 70s.

Things to Do in Shanghai

When you're in Shanghai, check out Shanghai Circus World, an indoor circus featuring a mix of motorbikes and acrobatics. Architecture buffs should take a moment to see the Bund International Architecture Exhibition, a tour of the best of the city's oldest and newest buildings. Once you book your flights to Shanghai with Orbitz.com, the entire city will be waiting to be explored.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.