If you are actually flying from Boston, United States to Shanghai, China or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Boston and Shanghai, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Flight time from Boston to Shanghai is 16 hours 45 minutes

One stop flight time from BOS to PVG via YUL is 16 hours 45 minutes (Operated by Air Canada)

The nearest airport to Boston, is Logan International Airport (BOS) and the nearest airport to Shanghai, is Pu Dong Airport (PVG)

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Distance from Boston to Shanghai is approximately 11740 kilometers.

Flight time from Boston to Shanghai via London • BOS to SHA via LHR

Flight duration from Logan International Airport to Hongqiao Airport via London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom on Virgin Atlantic Airways flight is 24 hours 45 minutes

Virgin Atlantic Airways BOS to LHR
6 hrs 40 mins
 Waiting Time
6 hrs 55 mins
11 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration:
24 hrs 45 mins

Flight time from Boston to Shanghai via New York • BOS to PVG via JFK

Flight duration from Logan International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via John F Kennedy International Airport, United States on Delta Air Lines flight is 25 hours 19 minutes

Delta Air Lines BOS to JFK
1 hr 31 mins
 Waiting Time
8 hrs 28 mins
15 hrs 20 mins
Total Duration:
25 hrs 19 mins

How long does it take to fly from Boston to Shanghai?

There are very few non-stop flights from Boston to Shanghai. Therefore, you'll have to take connecting flights. In such cases, flight time depend on the stopover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Fastest one-stop flight between Boston and Shanghai takes close to 17 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 45 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 38 mins to 24 hrs .

Flight time from Boston, United States to airports near Shanghai, China

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Logan International Airport, Boston to airports nearest to Shanghai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
BOS - HGH Hangzhou, Hangzhou Airport 19 hrs 40 mins 1 Stop
BOS - SHA Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport 24 hrs 5 mins 1 Stop
BOS - NKG Nanking/nanjing, Lukou International Airport 22 hrs 35 mins 1 Stop
BOS - NGB Ningbo, Lishe International Airport 23 hrs 15 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Boston and Shanghai

Boston time is 12 hours behind Shanghai

Current time in Boston, United States : Wed, 28 Oct, 2020,
Boston Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

01:42 PM

Current time in Shanghai, China :, Thu, 29 Oct, 2020,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

01:42 AM

BOS to PVG Flight - Boston Airport to Shanghai Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Boston Airport & Shanghai Airport is given below. Click the map to view Boston to Shanghai flight path and travel direction.

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