Shanghai to Los Angeles By Air freight, Cargo ship or Road

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Shanghai to Los Angeles by Air freight

The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Los Angeles by plane will take about 1 day 14h and departs from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and arrives into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). There are flights departing hourly on this route. Air China is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing every few hours.

Quickest air route

Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 14h

Hourly

10,486 km

6,516 mi.

Direct

1 stop

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: CAAir ChinaF
Every few hoursBoeing 777 Freighter+5 others
Carrier Identifier: Y8Suparna AirlinesF
Every few hoursBoeing 747 Freighter+1 others
Carrier Identifier: CZChina Southern AirlinesF
Every few hoursBoeing 777 Freighter
Carrier Identifier: CKChina Cargo AirlinesF
1-2 times a dayBoeing 777 Freighter
Carrier Identifier: POPolar Air CargoF
1-2 times a dayBoeing 747-400 Freighter
Carrier Identifier: MUChina Eastern AirlinesF
DailyAirbus A330 Freighter+2 others
Carrier Identifier: JLJapan Airlines
2-4 times a weekBoeing 787-8+1 others
Carrier Identifier: NHAll Nippon AirwaysF
1-2 times a dayBoeing 777 Freighter+2 others
Carrier Identifier: KZNippon Cargo AirlinesF
2-4 times a weekBoeing 747-400 Freighter+1 others
Carrier Identifier: BREVA AirF
1-2 times a weekBoeing 777-200F Freighter+1 others
Carrier Identifier: CIChina AirlinesF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-400 Freighter+3 others
Carrier Identifier: UAUnited Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 777-300ER+6 others
Carrier Identifier: HUHainan AirlinesF
2-4 times a weekBoeing 787 Freighter+2 others
Carrier Identifier: KEKorean AirF
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 747 Freighter+7 others
Carrier Identifier: OZAsiana AirlinesF
2-4 times a weekBoeing 747 Freighter+5 others
Carrier Identifier: AAAmerican Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 787-8+5 others
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Closest airports

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 20h

2-4 times a day

12,027 km

7,473 mi.

1 transfer

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: NHAll Nippon Airways
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 787-8+1 others
Carrier Identifier: JLJapan Airlines
2-4 times a weekBoeing 787-8+1 others
Carrier Identifier: MFXiamen Air
1-2 times a weekBoeing 737-800+2 others
Carrier Identifier: HUHainan AirlinesF
2-4 times a weekBoeing 787 Freighter+3 others
Carrier Identifier: MUChina Eastern AirlinesF
1-2 times a weekAirbus A330 Freighter+7 others
Carrier Identifier: CAAir China
Every 4-6 weeksAirbus A330-300+9 others
Carrier Identifier: CZChina Southern AirlinesF
Every 2-4 weeksBoeing 777 Freighter+6 others
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay PacificF
Every 2-4 weeksBoeing 747-400 Freighter+3 others
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Shanghai to Los Angeles by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Los Angeles by ship will take about 17 days 20h and departs from Shanghai (CNSHA) and arrives into Vancouver (CAVAN). There are ships departing 2-4 times a week on this route. ZIM is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with ships departing every 2-4 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Shanghai to Vancouver

Port of loading

Port of loading

17 days 20h

2-4 times a week

12,233 km

7,601 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: ZIMUZIM
Every 2-4 weeksBACH+5 others
Carrier Identifier: GSLUGold Star
Every 2-4 weeksSYNERGY OAKLAND+1 others
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
Every 2-4 weeksCOSCO BOSTON+4 others
Carrier Identifier: OOLUOOCL
Every 2-4 weeksOOCL ROTTERDAM
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
Every 1-2 weeksMSC BUSAN+46 others
Carrier Identifier: YMLUYang Ming
Every 1-2 weeksYM TRUTH+12 others
Carrier Identifier: ONEYONE
Every 1-2 weeksONE MAGDALENA+29 others
Carrier Identifier: HLCUHapag-Lloyd
Every 1-2 weeksSEASPAN THAMES+9 others
Carrier Identifier: SMLMSM Line
Every 2-4 weeksKOTA LUKIS+4 others
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Closest seaports

Shanghai to Los Angeles

Port of loading

Port of loading

18 days 7h

2-4 times a week

11,085 km

6,888 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: YMLUYang Ming
Every 1-2 weeksYM TROPHY+12 others
Carrier Identifier: CMDUCMA CGM
Every 1-2 weeksCMA CGM FLORIDA+32 others
Carrier Identifier: HLCUHapag-Lloyd
Every 2-4 weeksARISTOMENIS
Carrier Identifier: EGLVEvergreen
Every 2-4 weeksEVER LADEN+69 others
Carrier Identifier: HDMUHMM
Every 1-2 weeksHYUNDAI FAITH+7 others
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
Every 2-4 weeksMSC BUSAN+13 others
Carrier Identifier: ONEYONE
Every 2-4 weeksONE MAGDALENA+13 others
Carrier Identifier: APLUAPL
Every 2-4 weeksPRESIDENT KENNEDY+6 others
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Most frequent

Shanghai to Long Beach

Port of loading

Port of loading

19 days 18h

Every 1-2 days

11,089 km

6,890 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
1-2 times a weekCOSCO OCEANIA+87 others
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
Every 1-2 weeksMSC AMSTERDAM+110 others
Carrier Identifier: MATSMatson
Every 2-4 weeksKAIMANA HILA+9 others
Carrier Identifier: SMLMSM Line
Every 1-2 weeksKOTA LUKIS+11 others
Carrier Identifier: MAEUMaersk
Every 1-2 weeksMAERSK SARAT+104 others
Carrier Identifier: OOLUOOCL
Every 2-4 weeksOOCL EGYPT+3 others
Carrier Identifier: 22AAWan Hai
Every 2-4 weeksWAN HAI A10+25 others
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