New York to Shanghai flight time

What is the flight time from New York to Shanghai

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and Shanghai, China?

Flight duration from New York to Shanghai

Depart
JFK
Arrive
SHA

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

A direct flight from JFK to SHA 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

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.

New York to Shanghai flight time via Qingdao | JFK to SHA via TAO

New York to Qingdao
13 hours 50 minutes
Qingdao to Shanghai
1 hours 25 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
15 hours 15 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

New York to Shanghai flight time via Fuzhou | JFK to SHA via FOC

New York to Fuzhou
15 hours 11 minutes
Fuzhou to Shanghai
1 hours 35 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
16 hours 46 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from New York to Shanghai can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to Shanghai and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

Flights from New York to Shanghai | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

New York to Shanghai flight time 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 , New York Newark Liberty International Airport , New York LaGuardia Airport
  • Shanghai is served by 1 airports Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
  • The currency in Shanghai, China is the Chinese Yuan

Airlines flying between New York and Shanghai

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

EVA Air
EVA Air
Air China
Air China
Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific
China Southern
China Southern
Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines
ANA (All Nippon Airways)
ANA (All Nippon Airways)
United
United

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New York & Shanghai local time and timezones

Shanghai, China time is 12 hours ahead of New York, United States

Day and time in New York, United States: Sun, 23 Sep, 2018,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)
10:55
Day and time in Shanghai, China: Sun, 23 Sep, 2018,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)
22:55

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

New York to Shanghai jet lag effects

New York to Shanghai ticket price search

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The cheapest months to travel from New York to Shanghai

Average prices of flights to Shanghai throughout the year.

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