The cheapest times to fly from SHA to LAS are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • July 30th to September 16th (except the weeks of August 20th and September 3rd)
  • October 1st 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 SHA to LAS is mid November. Prices can be as high as $5097 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $597 for Friday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Las Vegas

Flying from Shanghai (SHA) to Las Vegas, NV (LAS) will usually cost between $688 to $4259 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $731. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2659. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1928 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1198 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHA to LAS flight.

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

SHA to LAS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHA to LAS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAS, and Tuesday 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 $549 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1294. Return trip prices are from the LAS to SHA 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 SHA to LAS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SHA to LAS

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 LAS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $719
  • Average savings: $479 (39.96%)

See SHA to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SHA > SFO > LAS)

  • Price for both tickets: $775
  • Average savings: $423 (35.32%)

See SHA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Hong Kong (SHA > HKG > LAS)

  • Price for both tickets: $963
  • Average savings: $235 (19.62%)

See SHA to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from McCarran International Airport to Hongqiao International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6521 miles or 10495 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHA to LAS flight is about 12 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Las Vegas, NV?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from SHA to LAS.


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 LAS
Destination airport name McCarran International Airport
City Las Vegas, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 36.1
Longitude -115.2


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