Cheap Flight Deals From Toronto (YTO) to Shanghai (SHA) Starting at $600

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Airfares from $600 One Way, $1,058 Round Trip from Toronto to Shanghai

Prices starting at $1,058 for return flights and $600 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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Fly from Toronto to Shanghai

If you're a resident of Toronto, eager for an unforgettable international experience, then purchase a flight to China's Shanghai, a city known for its expansive historical roots and the rich culture that thrives within its streets. When you fly from Toronto to Shanghai, expect your flight to last around fourteen and a half hours. It is advisable that you bring something to keep you entertained. You can reach Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) by taking a bus or cab or by driving.


For a look into Chinese culture, explore Yuyuan Garden, a large traditional garden originally conceived during the height of the Ming Dynasty. For those interested in the arts, there is Shanghai Museum, which is home to an assortment of ancient Chinese art. Wildlife enthusiasts can witness both local and exotic marine life in the beautiful Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, which is open to the public. A fun attraction for the whole family is Jinjiang Action Park, a unique amusement park where travelers can ride the day away.

Hints and tips

When you fly from Toronto to Shanghai, consider using Shanghai's subway system to get around after landing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). It is much easier to navigate than the bus system and possesses more availability than the taxis. If you want to shop, head over to the car-free Xintiandi District of Shanghai, where shops and eateries are frequent. For travelers set to arrive around January or February, be prepared for the vibrant Chinese New Year celebrations. Springtime is an ideal, comfortable time to travel to the city, as the temperatures average in at about 60°F.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Toronto to Shanghai now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your queries about current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when taking a flight from Toronto to Shanghai.
Are there non-stop flights from Toronto to Shanghai?
Yep, China Eastern Airlines flies straight from Toronto to Shanghai, so you’ll be touching down and starting your big adventure before you know it.
What is the shortest flight from Toronto to Shanghai?
It takes a while to fly between Toronto and Shanghai — 15 hours and 25 minutes at least. But your time in your seat doesn’t have to be an ordeal. Be prepared and step on the plane with the essentials like toiletries and a travel pillow.
What airlines fly from Toronto to Shanghai most frequently?
China Eastern Airlines is the most frequent airline servicing the Toronto to Shanghai route. Take your pick of 4 flights each month with this carrier.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Shanghai?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Shanghai have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Shanghai with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Shanghai without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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