The cheapest times to fly from SHA to JFK are
- January 29th to April 15th
- September 3rd to December 31st (except the weeks of September 24th, December 3rd, and December 10th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SHA to JFK is early November. Prices can be as high as $1337 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $515 for Tuesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Shanghai (SHA) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $546 to $1231 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $571. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1263. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $692 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $720 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHA to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SHA to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SHA to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SHA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $78 (9%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $749. Return trip prices are from the JFK to SHA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SHA to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SHA to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Hongqiao International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7379 miles or 11875 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SHA to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHA to JFK flight is about 14 hour 16 minutes.
How many flights go between Shanghai and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from SHA to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Hongqiao International Airport|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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