New York to Shanghai flight duration

What is the flight duration from New York to Shanghai?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between New York and Shanghai so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from New York to Shanghai

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JFK
Arrive
PVG

The flight time from New York to Shanghai is 14 hours 27 minutes.

A direct flight from New York (JFK) to Shanghai (PVG) has a duration of 14 hours 27 minutes.

A distance of 7,371 miles / 11,862 km.

Related: Return journey Shanghai to New York flight duration

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from New York to Shanghai is 14 hours 27 minutes
  • Distance from New York to Shanghai is 7,371 miles / 11,862 km
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
  • Shanghai is served by 1 airports Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)
  • The currency in Shanghai, China is the Chinese Yuan

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and Shanghai, China? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 14 hours 27 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

New York to Shanghai flight time via Hong Kong International | JFK to SHA via HKG
New York to Hong Kong International
15 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 30 minutes
Hong Kong International to Shanghai
2 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
22 hours 25 minutes
New York to Shanghai flight time via Beijing Capital | JFK to SHA via PEK
New York to Beijing Capital
13 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours
Beijing Capital to Shanghai
2 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
20 hours
New York to Shanghai flight time via Guangzhou | JFK to SHA via CAN
New York to Guangzhou
16 hours
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 15 minutes
Guangzhou to Shanghai
2 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
20 hours 25 minutes

Airlines flying between New York and Shanghai

Most popular airlines that fly the route between New York and Shanghai

Flybe
Flybe
Ryanair
Ryanair
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New York & Shanghai local time and timezones

Shanghai, China time is 12 hours behind New York, United States

Date and time in New York, United States:
15:33 Thu, 19 Sep, 2019,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

Date and time in Shanghai, China:
03:33 Fri, 20 Sep, 2019,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between New York and Shanghai

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between New York and Shanghai

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The cheapest months to travel from New York to Shanghai

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