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USA to China

How far in advance should I book a flight from USA to China?

To save up to 0% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 46 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from USA to China from $606 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $606 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from USA to China?

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to China from USA average $711. You can even find prices in September for less than $711, as users have found deals to China from as low as $467. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to China from USA. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 30%.

Cheap flights from USA to China in October, November 2020

The best prices found for USA to China flights for October, November
16 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,412pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Oct - 9 Jan
$1,488pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
4 Nov - 29 Apr
$1,499pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

USA to China 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from USA found for this year
31 Dec - 9 Jan
$840pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 Dec - 12 Jan
$856pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Dec - 8 Apr
$876pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
SWISS
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to China from USA

Save time with USA to China direct flight deals
28 Mar - 10 Apr
$751pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Jan - 24 Mar
$893pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
China Southern
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
13 Jan - 24 Mar
$899pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
China Southern
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from USA to China

Late deals on round-trip flights to China from USA, departing today and this week
25 Oct - 9 Jan
$1,488pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
25 Oct - 9 Jan
$1,513pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
26 Oct - 20 Apr
$1,528pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to China from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to China
10:07 am - 12:45 pm
China Eastern
1 Stop
34h 38m
SFO - PVG
China Eastern
$469
Kiwi.com
9:10 am - 5:35 pm
Air China
2 Stops
40h 25m
LAX - PVG
Air China
$528
KAYAK
9:00 am - 7:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
42h 05m
SFO - PVG
Multiple Airlines
$534
Kiwi.com

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Useful info, stats and facts about USA to China flights.

Flight FAQs

From USA to China

Are flight prices decreasing from USA to China due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both USA and China for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from United States to China to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from United States to China include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from United States to China have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from United States to China have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, China Eastern, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from USA to China for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to China for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $534, but on average you can expect to pay $693.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to China for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to China under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to China is less than $1,181.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to China for under $1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to China within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from USA to China?

Consider Sichuan Airlines, Interjet or Major Airline when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from USA to China.

What are the most popular routes from USA to China?

The most popular route from USA to China is Los Angeles - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. You may also consider Los Angeles - Shanghai Pu Dong or Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from USA to China?

Looking for the cheapest flight from USA to China? While on average our users pay $702, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $317. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around $751.

How long is the flight from USA to China?

A quick flight from USA to China can take about 12h 45m. China Southern provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $893. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from USA to China round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from USA to China is Air China. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $534 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Japan Airlines and Asiana Airlines, starting at $721 and $751 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from USA to China one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Air China, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $381. Check flights for China Eastern, as they currently have the next best price.

Destination information for China

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from USA to China
Today's exchange rate
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Flight duration
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