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Fares from $566 One Way, $1,011 Round Trip from Shanghai to Detroit

Prices starting at $1,011 for return flights and $566 for one-way flights to Detroit 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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Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Detroit

Origin Airport IATA CodeSHA
Destination Airport IATA CodeDTT
Distance7120 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesDelta Air Lines
Earliest Flight Arrival1:00PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:00PM UTC

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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.

Traveling to Detroit

Orbitz.com can get you cheap flights to Detroit easily by scanning its list of hundreds of airline flights to and from the area, as well as getting you sales on a hotel room and transportation.

Airports in the Area

Detroit is served by Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Bishop International Airport. Wayne County Airport is located in the suburb of Romulus, 21 miles southwest of downtown Detroit. Currently, Delta Airlines carries the majority of the traffic. Orbitz.com works closely with the airline to get the best deals for flights.

Transportation in Detroit

Bus routes 125 and 280 run to and from the airport once per hour. You can take the bus to anywhere in metropolitan Detroit; terminals are scattered throughout the city. The airport also has a rental car service. Located next to I-94, you can use a rental car to travel to Detroit and the surrounding cities. Booking rental car service is easy with Orbitz.com.

Detroit Climate Expectations

Detroit has extreme temperature variations, from upwards of 90 degrees in the summer to below zero in the winter. If you visit during the winter, expect moderate snowfall in January, and bring warm clothing, such as hats, gloves, and earmuffs to protect yourself from frostbite.

Things to Do in Detroit

The city got its nickname of "Motown" partially from the motor industry but also from its culture of soul music. Take some time out to attend the Detroit International Jazz Festival, or visit the Detroit Theatre District to attend a live Broadway show. In addition to finding cheap flights to Detroit, Orbitz.com can give you addresses of low-cost hotels near popular tourist attractions.

Flights from Shanghai to Detroit - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Detroit?

Work out your ideal travel dates, because there is. You can jet from Shanghai to Detroit in one simple journey with Delta Air Lines.

What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Detroit?

Taking at least 13 hours and 35 minutes, the trip from Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) is considered a long-haul flight. Try to get a few hours of sleep throughout the journey to help avoid jet lag.

What airlines fly from Shanghai (and vicinity) to Detroit (and vicinity) most frequently?

Organize your Shanghai (and vicinity) to Detroit (and vicinity) trip with a Delta flight. With 10 per month, this airline has the most flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Detroit?

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 Detroit 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 Detroit with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Detroit 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.