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Travelers usually depart from Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington, DC - Rosslyn 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 Asiana Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Finnair, United Airlines, and Korean Air. Washington, D.C. and Shanghai have 78 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
Asiana AirlinesAAROZYes0
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
FinnairFINAYYes0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Korean AirKALKEYes0
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China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Baltimore, BWI are not able to enter Mainland China yet.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 8-day quarantine
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory health code application before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in China in our dedicated Stories article.

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What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
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Which airports are there in Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C. is mainly served by Baltimore–Washington International. But there are other airports nearby, including Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Baltimore–Washington International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Richmond International, Trenton–Mercer, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International, Hagerstown Regional, Shenandoah Valley Regional, Altoona–Blair County.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Sunan Shuofang International, Ningbo Lishe International, Changzhou Benniu, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Nantong Xingdong, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What buses and trains depart from Washington, D.C.?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Washington, D.C., including Amtrak train, Peter Pan Bus.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Washington, D.C. and Shanghai?
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Which airlines fly between Washington, D.C. and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between Washington, D.C. and Shanghai with Asiana Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Finnair, United Airlines, Korean Air.
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