Cheap Flights from New York to Shanghai in 2019

Flight information New York to Shanghai

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 7366 miles

14h 55min

Most popular airline last month

China Eastern

Shanghai Pu Dong and Shanghai Hongqiao

2 airports

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Airport Options in New York

If you are looking to travel from New York to Shanghai, there are a few airport choices in New York to consider as your starting off point.

JFK International Airport

JFK International Airport is the primary airport for international travel in the United States and the fifth busiest airport overall in the country. Because JFK International Airport is the central hub of international flights to and from the United States, they do offer the widest variety of airline options when you are planning to fly to Shanghai. Some of the airlines that provide flight options from JFK International to Shanghai include:

  • Hainan Airlines
  • Air China
  • Aeroflot
  • China Eastern
  • Air Berlin
  • China Airlines
  • All Nippon Airways (ANA)
  • Asiana

These are just a few of the different options available for flying from JFK International Airport to Shanghai, meaning that you will always have options available to you. To get the best deals on these flights, use Skyscanner’s Cheapest Month search tool or sign up for Price Alerts through Skyscanner.

LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport is the other primary airport in the New York City area. It serves just shy of 30 million passengers every year. Some of the airline options available through LaGuardia Airport to Shanghai include:

  • China Eastern
  • United
  • Asiana
  • British Airways
  • Delta
  • Japan Airlines
  • All Nippon Airways (ANA)

Flying into Shanghai

There are active airports in Shanghai. However, the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport focuses primarily on domestic and regional flights and because of that, it is more than likely that when you arrive in Shanghai, you will landing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Most flights coming into Shanghai from the United States arrive at Terminal 2 of the Pudong International Airport, though Delta Airlines and a few others also utilize Terminal 1.

Shanghai Pudong Airport is the hub for international travel in China and is a very large airport. When you arrive, you will be directed through customs. Once you are ready to leave the airport, you will have a variety of transportation options at your disposal. There are 9 different airport bus routes that can get you virtually anywhere in Shanghai you need to go. You can also utilize the high-speed Manglev train line which runs from Pudong Airport to other stations throughout Shanghai. Other rail and metro line options are also available as well as taxis and limousines if you so choose. Rental cars are not available at Shanghai Pudong Airport, so you should plan accordingly for your arrival.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.