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Tips to know when travelling to Shanghai

Travelers usually depart from Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Maravilla when they travel from Los Angeles to Shanghai. Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The most popular airlines for this route are Xiamen Airlines, Korean Air, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and China Eastern Airlines. Los Angeles and Shanghai have 227 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting Chongming, and The Bund, Shanghai, China.

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Check-in for a flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYesNo
Korean AirKALKEYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesNo

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
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What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Beijing, New York, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, San Francisco, Tokyo, Bangkok, Xi'an, Chengdu, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago, Seoul, Phuket City, Manila, Washington, D.C., Osaka, Wuhan, Boston.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Long Beach, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Ningbo Lishe International, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Changzhou Benniu, Nantong Xingdong, Sunan Shuofang International, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
What buses and trains depart from Los Angeles?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Los Angeles, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Los Angeles and Shanghai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Los Angeles and Shanghai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Los Angeles and Shanghai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Los Angeles and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between Los Angeles and Shanghai with Xiamen Airlines, Korean Air, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, China Eastern Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Los Angeles and Shanghai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Los Angeles and Shanghai, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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