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The cheapest times to fly from SHA to CHO are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • October 15th to December 2nd

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 CHO is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $3095 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1081 for Tuesday flights around early to mid April.

 

When to Fly to Charlottesville

Flying from Shanghai (SHA) to Charlottesville, VA (CHO) will usually cost between $1081 to $2297 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1132. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2285. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1153 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1498 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHA to CHO flight.

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

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SHA to CHO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHA to CHO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CHO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SHA. Saturdays 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 $265 (14%) 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 $1426. Return trip prices are from the CHO to SHA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SHA to CHO 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 27 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 SHA to CHO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 35.31% less expensive than CHO
  • 2-layover flights available

See SHA to DCA flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 34.45% less expensive than CHO
  • 2-layover flights available

See SHA to BWI flights

Destination alternative #3: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 34.18% less expensive than CHO
  • 1-layover flights available

See SHA to IAD flights

Destination alternative #4: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 21.90% less expensive than CHO
  • 2-layover flights available

See SHA to RIC flights

Destination alternative #5: Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport (ROA) in Roanoke, VA

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from CHO
  • Usually 2.77% less expensive than CHO
  • 2-layover flights available

See SHA to ROA flights

 

Flight Hacking SHA to CHO

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 SHA to CHO — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $989
  • Average savings: $509 (33.98%)

See SHA to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SHA > JFK > CHO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1031
  • Average savings: $467 (31.17%)

See SHA to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SHA > SFO > CHO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1033
  • Average savings: $465 (31.04%)

See SHA to SFO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, SAS, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charlottesville Albemarle Airport to Hongqiao International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7478 miles or 12035 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHA to CHO flight is about 14 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Charlottesville, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SHA to CHO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code CHO
Destination airport name Charlottesville Albemarle Airport
City Charlottesville, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.1
Longitude -78.5

 

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