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How to find the cheapest flight from
Vancouver (YVR) to Shanghai

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Vancouver to Shanghai, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 30% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 1,105 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 1,197.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Shanghai from Vancouver average C$ 1,052. You can even find prices in September for less than C$ 1,052, as users have found deals to Shanghai from as low as C$ 649. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Shanghai from Vancouver. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 69%.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Shanghai in November, December 2020

The best prices found for YVR to Shanghai flights for November, December
26 Nov - 29 Nov
C$ 1,184pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
26 Nov - 29 Nov
C$ 1,193pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
XiamenAir
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
3 Dec - 6 Dec
C$ 1,223pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Vancouver found for next year
26 Nov - 29 Nov
C$ 1,184pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
26 Nov - 29 Nov
C$ 1,193pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
XiamenAir
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
3 Dec - 6 Dec
C$ 1,223pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to Shanghai from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to Shanghai direct flight deals
8 Apr - 12 Apr
C$ 1,025pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
4 Apr - 8 Apr
C$ 1,062pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Apr - 15 Apr
C$ 1,063pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to Shanghai

Late deals on round-trip flights to Shanghai from Vancouver, departing today and this week
5 Dec - 29 Dec
C$ 1,579pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Sichuan Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Sichuan Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
5 Dec - 29 Dec
C$ 1,604pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
7 Dec - 29 Dec
C$ 2,509pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Shanghai
6:10 a.m. - 5:10 p.m.
China Southern
1 stop
19h 00m
YVR - SHA
China Southern
C$ 974
hutchgo.com
7:45 a.m. - 3:40 a.m.
Sichuan Airlines
1 stop
27h 55m
YVR - PVG
Sichuan Airlines
C$ 1,045
Travel2Be
5:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
31h 00m
YVR - SHA
Multiple Airlines
C$ 1,091
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to Shanghai

Can I find flights from Vancouver to Shanghai for under C$ 779 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Shanghai for under C$ 779. The cheapest flight booked recently is on ANA for just C$ 662, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 738.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Vancouver to Shanghai to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Vancouver 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 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.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai for under C$ 1,039 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Vancouver to Shanghai under C$ 1,039. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to Shanghai is less than C$ 1,427.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to Shanghai for under C$ 1,688?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Vancouver to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than C$ 1,688.

Is Vancouver weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

Temperatures around the 32 °C's can be experienced in July. The weather in Shanghai is hotter than in Vancouver. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Vancouver to Shanghai are Air Canada, EVA Air and Air China. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to Shanghai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Vancouver to Shanghai? While on average our users pay C$ 681, our data indicates the cheapest price to be C$ 437. The most popular route (Vancouver Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around C$ 1,056.

How long is the flight from Vancouver to Shanghai?

Air Canada, Air China, and ANA can get you from Vancouver to Shanghai in just under 11h 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Vancouver to Shanghai round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Vancouver to Shanghai is ANA. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as C$ 663 on this airline.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Sichuan Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 917. Users have also found prices from C$ 938 and C$ 974 on Sichuan Airlines and XiamenAir, respectively.

Arrival points for flights from Vancouver to Shanghai

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Vancouver to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = ¥5.07
Flight duration
11h 20m
Average temperature for November in Shanghai
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Shanghai
9.0 mm

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Top 10 airlines 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
China Southern
C$ 336 C$ 459 No cancel fee 69%

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

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United Airlines
C$ 388 C$ 508 No cancel fee 69%
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Hong Kong Airlines
C$ 317 C$ 511 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$ 332 C$ 517 No cancel fee 49%

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Delta
C$ 457 C$ 566 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
C$ 418 C$ 612 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
C$ 421 C$ 625 N/A 67%
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China Eastern
C$ 393 C$ 655 No cancel fee 62%

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EVA Air
C$ 611 C$ 931 N/A 74%
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Cathay Pacific
C$ 784 C$ 1,006 No cancel fee 72%
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