Cheap flights from Montreal to Shanghai

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Montreal (YMQ) to Shanghai

All the information you need to plan the best YMQ to SHA flight in 2022: compare Montreal to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shanghai.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Montreal to Shanghai?

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Shanghai from Montreal average C$ 1,061. You can even find prices in November for less than C$ 1,061, as users have found deals to Shanghai from as low as C$ 768. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Shanghai from Montreal. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Montreal to Shanghai (YMQ - SH)?

When flying from Montreal 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.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Montreal to Shanghai, book at least 39 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 47% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 1,137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 1,414.

Cheap flights from Montreal to Shanghai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for YMQ to Shanghai flights for January, February
2 Feb - 12 Mar
C$ 1,760pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
2 Feb - 12 Mar
C$ 1,779pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
     
3 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
2 Feb - 11 Mar
C$ 2,412pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Montreal to Shanghai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Montreal found for this year
5 Nov - 3 Dec
C$ 1,053pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
5 Nov - 3 Dec
C$ 1,117pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
24 Sep - 29 Oct
C$ 1,123pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
     
3 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Montreal

The cheapest one-way flights from Montreal to Shanghai
1:00 p.m. - 6:50 a.m.
China Airlines
2 stops
29h 50m
YUL - PVG
China Airlines
C$ 1,187
10:10 a.m. - 2:40 a.m.
Air Canada
3 stops
28h 30m
YUL - PVG
Air Canada
C$ 1,386
FlightHub
8:35 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
37h 45m
YUL - PVG
Multiple Airlines
C$ 1,393
FlightNetwork

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Flight FAQs

From Montreal to Shanghai

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Montreal to Shanghai that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air Canada, Air China, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Montreal to Shanghai for under C$ 1,700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Montreal to Shanghai for under C$ 1,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 1,616, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 2,238.

What are the cheapest flights from Montreal to Shanghai?

While on average a flight from Montreal to Shanghai is generally C$ 1,824, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 1,283. When looking at the most popular route, (Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), you can expect to pay C$ 2,366 for that flight.

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

Air Canada, Air France and Air China are the most popular airlines when flying from Montreal to Shanghai.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Shanghai, China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Shanghai from Montreal?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Montreal to Shanghai

Most visitors from Montreal will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Montreal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Shanghai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Montreal are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Montreal from Shanghai?

Returning to Montreal from Shanghai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Shanghai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Montreal.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering Montreal.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Montreal to Shanghai.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = ¥5.07
Average temperature for January in Shanghai
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Shanghai
12.0 mm

Airports servicing Montreal

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (YUL)
Montreal St Hubert (YHU)

Top 5 airlines flying from Montreal to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Montreal 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
United Airlines
C$ 531 C$ 853 No cancel fee 69%
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Delta
C$ 609 C$ 845 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
C$ 642 C$ 1,137 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
C$ 671 C$ 954 No cancel fee 67%
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Air France
C$ 1,043 C$ 1,811 No cancel fee 77%
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