Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Shanghai

CHI — SHA
May 24 — May 311

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Shanghai?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Shanghai at least 22 days early can save you up to 32% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 22 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Shanghai for as little as $789 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,020 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Shanghai?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Shanghai. Flights to Shanghai from Chicago in November are about $834 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $472.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Shanghai (CHI - SH)?

When flying from Chicago to Shanghai, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Shanghai in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to Shanghai flights for May, June
Jun 1 - Jun 10
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

29h 55m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

31h 55m
$2,666

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

Jun 28 - Jul 9
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

53h 20m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

36h 05m
$2,781

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Jun 28 - Jul 9
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

53h 16m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

43h 00m
$3,382

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Chicago to Shanghai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Chicago found for this year
Oct 23 - Nov 7
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

4 stops

59h 40m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

28h 59m
$1,113

Air Canada

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Deal found 18/5/22

Oct 31 - Nov 13
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

17h 45m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

28h 34m
$1,143

Air Canada

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Deal found 17/5/22

Oct 31 - Nov 13
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

17h 45m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

28h 34m
$1,153

Air Canada

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Deal found 17/5/22

Cheap Japan Airlines flights from Chicago to Shanghai

Oct 20 - Nov 9
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

1 stop

34h 00m
SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
$4,168

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

Oct 20 - Nov 9
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

2 stops

38h 05m
SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
$4,172

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

Aug 1 - Nov 1
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

2 stops

36h 20m
SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
$10,092

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from Chicago to Shanghai

Oct 23 - Nov 7
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

4 stops

59h 40m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

28h 59m
$1,113

Air Canada

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Deal found 18/5/22

Oct 31 - Nov 13
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

17h 45m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

28h 34m
$1,143

Air Canada

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Deal found 17/5/22

Nov 9 - Nov 15
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

20h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

28h 59m
$1,148

Air Canada

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Deal found 16/5/22

Non-stop flights to Shanghai from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Shanghai direct flight deals
Oct 31 - Nov 13
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

14h 20m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

13h 25m
$14,583

United Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Oct 29 - Nov 14
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

14h 50m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

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Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

13h 25m
$21,803

United Airlines

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Deal found 19/5/22

One-way flights to Shanghai from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Shanghai
Oct 24
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

23h 35m
$668

Air Canada

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Deal found 18/5/22

Oct 29
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

33h 35m
$698

Air Canada

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Deal found 18/5/22

Nov 11
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

30h 15m
$701

Air Canada

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Deal found 18/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Shanghai flights.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Hainan Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Major Airline are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Shanghai for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Shanghai for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $1,113, but on average you can expect to pay $1,330.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Shanghai for under $14,600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from Chicago to Shanghai under $14,600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Shanghai is less than $18,193.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Shanghai?

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Shanghai are Major Airline, American Airlines and EVA Air. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Shanghai?

On average you can expect to pay $2,880 for a flight from Chicago to Shanghai. The cheapest flight overall is $1,835 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) is currently priced at $1,731.

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Shanghai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Hainan AirlinesCheapest$505Average$653FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time61%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$621Average$985FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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ANACheapest$665Average$1,259FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$717Average$1,186FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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EVA AirCheapest$900Average$1,043FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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