Cheap flights from Vancouver to Shanghai

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Vancouver (YVR) to Shanghai

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Shanghai from Vancouver. Users have commonly found prices around C$ 795 for the month, but tickets can be as low as C$ 444. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

To save up to 38% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 58 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Vancouver to Shanghai from C$ 776 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 897 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to Shanghai (8CA - SH)?

When flying from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Shanghai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for YVR to Shanghai flights for January, February
1 Feb - 19 Feb
C$ 1,421pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
1 Feb - 19 Feb
C$ 1,671pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
17 Feb - 14 May
C$ 1,702pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Shanghai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Vancouver found for this year
11 May - 25 May
C$ 975pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 May - 25 May
C$ 1,003pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
3 Apr - 6 Apr
C$ 1,005pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to Shanghai from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to Shanghai direct flight deals
24 Feb - 20 Apr
C$ 5,087pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
17 Feb - 11 May
C$ 5,091pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
ANA
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
ANA
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Shanghai
8:40 p.m. - 2:40 a.m.
Air China
1 stop
15h 00m
YVR - PVG
Air China
C$ 716
SmartFares
10:00 p.m. - 6:50 a.m.
China Airlines
1 stop
17h 50m
YVR - PVG
China Airlines
C$ 766
FlightHub
6:30 p.m. - 1:40 a.m.
Air Canada
1 stop
15h 10m
YVR - PVG
Air Canada
C$ 783
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Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to Shanghai

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

China Eastern, Air Canada, and Hong Kong Airlines 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 Vancouver to Shanghai for under C$ 1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Shanghai for under C$ 1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 975, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,120.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai for under C$ 5,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai under C$ 5,100. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to Shanghai is less than C$ 5,088.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Vancouver to Shanghai one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Vancouver to Shanghai are EVA Air (C$ 627), Air Canada (C$ 669), and Air China (C$ 679).

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

Before booking your flight from Vancouver to Shanghai check out the most popular airlines for this route: Sichuan Airlines, Air Canada or EVA Air.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to Shanghai?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 1,788 for a flight from Vancouver to Shanghai. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 564 while the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) is currently priced at C$ 975.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Shanghai, China

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vancouver to Shanghai

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Vancouver 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 Vancouver from Shanghai?

Returning to Vancouver from Shanghai

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

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

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver to Shanghai.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = ¥5.08
Average temperature for January in Shanghai
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Shanghai
12.0 mm

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Top 10 airlines flying from Vancouver to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver 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
Hong Kong Airlines
C$ 397 C$ 638 No cancel fee 65%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hong Kong Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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XiamenAir
C$ 414 C$ 646 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Southern
C$ 420 C$ 573 No cancel fee 69%
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United Airlines
C$ 484 C$ 635 No cancel fee 69%
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China Eastern
C$ 491 C$ 818 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Canada
C$ 522 C$ 765 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
C$ 526 C$ 781 No cancel fee 67%
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Delta
C$ 571 C$ 708 No cancel fee N/A
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EVA Air
C$ 764 C$ 1,163 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
C$ 980 C$ 1,257 No cancel fee 72%
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