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The cheapest times to fly from DAL to SHA are

  • January 22nd to March 25th (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 9th to April 22nd
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 DAL to SHA is early September. Prices can be as high as $2944 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $588 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Dallas, TX (DAL) to Shanghai (SHA) will usually cost between $602 to $1503 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $615. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1693. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1078 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $960 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAL to SHA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DAL to SHA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DAL to SHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAL to SHA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $220 (15%) 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 $977. Return trip prices are from the SHA to DAL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DAL to SHA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DAL to SHA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pudong Airport (PVG) in Shanghai

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from SHA
  • Usually 13.76% less expensive than SHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAL to PVG flights

 

Flight Hacking DAL to SHA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DAL to SHA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (DAL > LAX > SHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $894
  • Average savings: $66 (6.83%)

See DAL to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DAL to SHA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hongqiao International Airport to Dallas Love Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7356 miles or 11838 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DAL to SHA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAL to SHA flight is about 14 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas, TX and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from DAL to SHA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DAL
Origination airport name Dallas Love Field Airport
City Dallas, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.8
Longitude -96.9

Return Airport

Destination code SHA
Destination airport name Hongqiao International Airport
City Shanghai
Country China
Latitude 31.2
Longitude 121.3

 

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