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
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Average direct flight time is 14 hours 27 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from New York to Shanghai is 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 Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), 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

Airlines

Air China
Air China
China Airlines
China Airlines
China Southern
China Southern
WestJet
WestJet

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 24 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 | to 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 | to 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 | to 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

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 Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


New York & Shanghai local time and timezones

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

Date and time in New York, United States:
08:45 Tue, 26 May, 2020,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

Date and time in Shanghai, China:
20:45 Tue, 26 May, 2020,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)


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.