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Travelers usually depart from Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Rosslyn, or Washington, DC - Union Station when they travel from Washington, D.C. to Shanghai. Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Qatar Airways, IndiGo Airlines, and Spring Airlines. Washington, D.C. and Shanghai have 374 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting Chongming, and The Bund, Shanghai, China.

Check-in for a flight from Washington, D.C. to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes0
0
Saudi Arabian AirlinesSVASVYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
0
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6EYes0
0
Spring AirlinesCQH9CYesNo

Weather in Shanghai

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January9°C3°C
February10°C4°C
March15°C7°C
April20°C12°C
May25°C17°C
June27°C21°C
July31°C25°C
August31°C26°C
September27°C22°C
October23°C17°C
November18°C12°C
December11°C5°C
Hottest Month
31°C
August
Coldest month
3°C
January
Sunny days
275
days per year

14 day forecast

Monday
26 Feb
9°C2°C
4 Mar
16°C7°C
Tuesday
27 Feb
11°C4°C
5 Mar
85%
12°C6°C
Wednesday
28 Feb
87%
8°C6°C
6 Mar
10°C4°C
Thursday
29 Feb
85%
8°C6°C
7 Mar
82%
7°C5°C
Friday
1 Mar
7°C3°C
8 Mar
82%
10°C6°C
Saturday
2 Mar
10°C2°C
9 Mar
86%
9°C8°C
Sunday
3 Mar
12°C4°C
10 Mar
88%
10°C7°C

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