The cheapest times to fly from RDM to SHA are

  • February 12th to April 29th (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 27th 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 RDM to SHA is early September. Prices can be as high as $3136 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $565 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Bend/Redmond, OR (RDM) to Shanghai (SHA) will usually cost between $625 to $2453 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 $622. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2629. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2007 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDM to SHA flight.

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

RDM to SHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RDM to SHA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Redmond. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Fridays 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 $274 (18%) 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 $1318. Return trip prices are from the SHA to RDM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RDM 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 11 hour 37 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 RDM to SHA while comparing.

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

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from SHA
  • Usually 31.71% less expensive than SHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RDM to PVG flights


Flight Hacking RDM 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 RDM to SHA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (RDM > SEA > SHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $821
  • Average savings: $587 (41.69%)

See RDM to SEA flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (RDM > LAX > SHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $865
  • Average savings: $544 (38.6%)

See RDM to LAX flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (RDM > YVR > SHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $865
  • Average savings: $543 (38.57%)

See RDM to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5906 miles or 9505 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDM to SHA flight is about 11 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Bend/Redmond, OR and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from RDM to SHA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRDM
Origination airport nameRoberts Field Airport
CityBend/Redmond, OR
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSHA
Destination airport nameHongqiao International Airport


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