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Cheap flights from Washington Dulles Intl (IAD) to Shanghai (SH)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington Dulles Intl (IAD) to Shanghai

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai?

To save on the cost of your flight from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai, book at least 19 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $403 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $416.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Shanghai. Flights to Shanghai from Washington Dulles Intl in October are about $596 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $399.

Cheap flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai in January, February 2021

The best prices found for IAD to Shanghai flights for January, February
17 Feb - 10 Aug
$1,457pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
17 Feb - 10 Aug
$1,498pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
17 Feb - 11 Aug
$1,617pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Washington Dulles Intl found for this year
1 Sep - 3 Dec
$820pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$833pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
26 Oct - 12 Nov
$834pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Washington Dulles Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai
11:00 am - 5:50 am
Aeroflot
1 Stop
30h 50m
IAD - PVG
Aeroflot
$595
CheapFlights
7:00 am - 11:40 am
Ethiopian Air
1 Stop
40h 40m
IAD - PVG
Ethiopian Air
$874
Kiwi.com
3:15 pm - 2:30 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
46h 15m
IAD - PVG
Multiple Airlines
$977
CheapFlights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai 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 Washington Dulles Intl and Shanghai 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 Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai 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 Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai 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 Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just $972, but on average you can expect to pay $1,382.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Washington Dulles Intl weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Shanghai is generally hotter than in Washington Dulles Intl. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai.

What are the cheapest Flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai?

While on average a flight from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai is generally $1,624, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $390. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - Shanghai Pu Dong), you can expect to pay $972 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai?

There are many flights that can get you from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai in 18h 55m. Fly via Air China, Austrian Airlines, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai round-trip from $972. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Austrian Airlines, from $1,411, and Air Canada, from $1,692.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Aeroflot. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $595. Users have also found prices from $749 and $952 on Aeroflot and Ethiopian Air, respectively.

Arrival points for flights from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai

Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.49
Average temperature for January in Shanghai
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Shanghai
0.5 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Top 6 airlines flying from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington Dulles Intl to Shanghai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$382 $704 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$398 $730 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$373 $775 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$449 $925 No cancel fee N/A
Air China
$406 $941 No cancel fee 67%
Cathay Pacific
$579 $966 No cancel fee 72%
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