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SHA — JNB
May 29 — Jun 51
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What to know about flights from Shanghai

Discover essential information about flights departing from Shanghai, including flight schedules, destinations, airlines operating at the Shanghai airport, and any specific guidelines or requirements for travellers. Please note that the information is based on the most recent updates available. Data last updated 24 May 2024.

Cheapest airline

Cathay Pacific
On average, Cathay Pacific currently has the cheapest one-way flight from Shanghai.

Cheapest flights from Shanghai

Explore the most affordable flight options available from Shanghai. Find the lowest fares based on data from user searches, with prices last updated on 24 May 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 546 558 searches.
Mon 30/90:20PVG - JNB
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 10/1023:00JNB - PVG
1 stop34h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 24/5R14 657
Sun 14/70:20PVG - JNB
1 stop18h 45mEthiopian Air
Wed 18/914:30JNB - PVG
1 stop19h 15mEthiopian Air
Deal found 23/5R19 237
Mon 15/718:50PVG - JNB
2 stops43h 10mAir China
Wed 18/910:10JNB - PVG
2 stops42h 05mAir China
Deal found 23/5R19 549
Mon 30/90:20PVG - JNB
1 stop18h 45mMultiple Airlines
Thu 10/1020:15JNB - PVG
2 stops42h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/5R20 947
Sat 8/60:20PVG - CPT
1 stop20h 10mEthiopian Air
Sat 29/614:35CPT - PVG
1 stop19h 10mEthiopian Air
Deal found 24/5R21 296
Sun 14/70:35PVG - JNB
1 stop22h 25mQatar Airways
Tue 17/917:35JNB - PVG
2 stops40h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 23/5R21 517
Mon 15/719:05PVG - JNB
2 stops27h 05mMultiple Airlines
Tue 17/913:35JNB - PVG
1 stop20h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5R22 584
Mon 15/720:50PVG - JNB
3 stops41h 10mAir China
Wed 18/910:10JNB - PVG
2 stops42h 05mAir China
Deal found 23/5R22 841
Wed 5/622:25PVG - CPT
1 stop43h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 6/713:00CPT - PVG
1 stop21h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/5R22 896

Domestic airfare to nearby cities with cheap hotels

Discover domestic flight options from Shanghai to cities with affordable hotel accommodations. Plan your travel to both enjoy budget-friendly flights and find affordable lodging in your chosen destination. Please note that the flight options are sourced from user searches. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 546 558 searches and data was last updated 24 May 2024.
Sun 16/62:05PVG - NRT
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar Japan
Wed 19/622:25NRT - PVG
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar Japan
Deal found 23/5R4 101
Wed 5/622:10SHA - KIX
1 stop15h 45mShandong Airlines
Thu 13/621:45KIX - SHA
1 stop12h 55mShandong Airlines
Deal found 24/5R4 138
Fri 7/69:05SHA - BKK
2 stops18h 10mShenzhen Airlines
Thu 13/63:15BKK - SHA
1 stop14h 20mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 23/5R4 634
Sat 22/69:05SHA - BKK
2 stops18h 10mShenzhen Airlines
Fri 28/63:15BKK - SHA
2 stops17h 40mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 23/5R4 671
Sat 22/615:45SHA - BKK
1 stop11h 30mShenzhen Airlines
Sat 29/619:25BKK - SHA
1 stop19h 05mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 23/5R4 690
Sun 23/62:05PVG - NRT
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar Japan
Fri 28/622:25NRT - PVG
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar Japan
Deal found 23/5R4 855
Fri 7/611:50SHA - BKK
1 stop15h 25mShenzhen Airlines
Mon 10/63:15BKK - SHA
1 stop14h 20mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 23/5R5 076
Mon 1/719:55SHA - BKK
1 stop16h 45mShenzhen Airlines
Fri 5/73:15BKK - SHA
1 stop11h 15mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 23/5R5 113
Tue 27/89:05SHA - BKK
2 stops18h 10mShenzhen Airlines
Sat 31/83:15BKK - SHA
1 stop14h 20mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 22/5R5 315

Find flights from Shanghai within your budget

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Shanghai Pu DongJohannesburg OR Tambo

PVG - JNB

PVGJNB

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 30/9

1 stop25h 40m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 10/10

1 stop34h 45m

R14 657

Shanghai Pu DongJohannesburg OR Tambo

PVG - JNB

PVGJNB

Shanghai Pu Dong

Sun 14/7

1 stop18h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 18/9

1 stop19h 15m

R19 237

Shanghai Pu DongJohannesburg OR Tambo

PVG - JNB

PVGJNB

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 15/7

2 stops43h 10m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 18/9

2 stops42h 05m

R19 549

Shanghai Pu DongJohannesburg OR Tambo

PVG - JNB

PVGJNB

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 30/9

1 stop18h 45m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 10/10

2 stops42h 00m

R20 947

Shanghai Pu DongCape Town Intl

PVG - CPT

PVGCPT

Shanghai Pu Dong

Sat 8/6

1 stop20h 10m

Cape Town Intl

Sat 29/6

1 stop19h 10m

R21 296

Shanghai Pu DongJohannesburg OR Tambo

PVG - JNB

PVGJNB

Shanghai Pu Dong

Sun 14/7

1 stop22h 25m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 17/9

2 stops40h 55m

R21 517

Shanghai Pu DongJohannesburg OR Tambo

PVG - JNB

PVGJNB

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 15/7

2 stops27h 05m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 17/9

1 stop20h 55m

R22 584

Shanghai Pu DongJohannesburg OR Tambo

PVG - JNB

PVGJNB

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 15/7

3 stops41h 10m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 18/9

2 stops42h 05m

R22 841

Shanghai Pu DongCape Town Intl

PVG - CPT

PVGCPT

Shanghai Pu Dong

Wed 5/6

1 stop43h 25m

Cape Town Intl

Sat 6/7

1 stop21h 30m

R22 896

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

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When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Shanghai. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
Booking 41 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Shanghai. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Shanghai?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Shanghai. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
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Those who are seeking the cheapest fare on flights departing from Shanghai would be wise to consider leaving during Thursday evenings when prices are typically at their lowest. When considering other options, price-conscious travelers should avoid Monday afternoons when fares are usually the most expensive.
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Best time to book a flight from Shanghai

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly from Shanghai with our price prediction graph.
Estimated return price
Rates are based on past data. Find the cheapest month and day to book your flight based on your travel requirements, then search for cheap deals.

Airline reviews for flights from Shanghai

Get insights into the airlines that provide service from Shanghai. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing airline for your flight from Shanghai. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 546 558 searches.
8,2
Very Good
1 432 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Food

7,8

Crew

8,7

Entertainment

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8,2
Very Good
1 432 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 432 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Food

7,8

Crew

8,7

Entertainment

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7,7
Good
4 358 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 432 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Food

7,8

Crew

8,7

Entertainment

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7,4
Good
790 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 432 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Food

7,8

Crew

8,7

Entertainment

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7,0
Good
7 624 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 432 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Food

7,8

Crew

8,7

Entertainment

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

6,9
Okay
411 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 432 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Food

7,8

Crew

8,7

Entertainment

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

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Related info for your journey

Access useful and relevant information related to your journey from Shanghai. This can include details such as airport transportation, visa requirements, travel insurance, luggage regulations, and any other information that can ensure a smooth and hassle-free travel experience. Please note that the information is based on general guidance and may need to be verified with official sources. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
  • Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Shanghai (average of R674). Flying from Shanghai in July will prove the most costly (average of R917). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Shanghai (average of R674). Flying from Shanghai in July will prove the most costly (average of R917). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

  • What is the shortest nonstop flight from Shanghai?

    For shorter trips consider Qingdao, Jingdezhen, and Fuzhou as potential places to explore. All can be options to fly to and are within 454 km of Shanghai.

  • What is the farthest nonstop flight from Shanghai?

    If flights to distant destinations are more of your preference, check pricing for Ürümqi, Jiuquan, and Dali.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly from Shanghai?

    February is currently the cheapest month to fly from Shanghai. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

  • When is the cheapest time to fly from Shanghai?

    Those who are seeking the cheapest fare on flights departing from Shanghai would be wise to consider leaving during Thursday evenings when prices are typically at their lowest. When considering other options, price-conscious travelers should avoid Monday afternoons when fares are usually the most expensive.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai?

    Booking 41 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Shanghai. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

  • How does Cheapflights help users find flights from Shanghai?

    When you search for this flight from Shanghai, Cheapflights searches on 900+ travel sites to save you time finding great flight deals online. Additionally, we offer filter features so you can choose a preferred cabin class or airline, see different price ranges, and much more so you can book the best flight for you.

  • Why should you use Cheapflights to find cheap flight tickets from Shanghai?

    Cheapflights helps you find that perfect flight from Shanghai by searching from hundreds of airlines and agencies you know and love. We are also free to use, in case you were wondering!

  • Can Cheapflights find flights from Shanghai with no change fees?

    Cheapflights does show flights with no change fees to all users. To see these options for flights from Shanghai, users can toggle the no change fees filter when performing a flight search.

  • Can Cheapflights notify me if prices for flights from Shanghai become cheaper?

    Yes, Cheapflights offers price alerts on flights from Shanghai so you can book your travels when it’s right. The Price Alerts feature is available by clicking the bell icon next to the flight deals above and providing your email address.

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When you search for this flight from Shanghai, Cheapflights searches on 900+ travel sites to save you time finding great flight deals online. Additionally, we offer filter features so you can choose a preferred cabin class or airline, see different price ranges, and much more so you can book the best flight for you.

Why should you use Cheapflights to find cheap flight tickets from Shanghai?

Cheapflights helps you find that perfect flight from Shanghai by searching from hundreds of airlines and agencies you know and love. We are also free to use, in case you were wondering!

Can Cheapflights find flights from Shanghai with no change fees?

Cheapflights does show flights with no change fees to all users. To see these options for flights from Shanghai, users can toggle the no change fees filter when performing a flight search.

Can Cheapflights notify me if prices for flights from Shanghai become cheaper?

Yes, Cheapflights offers price alerts on flights from Shanghai so you can book your travels when it’s right. The Price Alerts feature is available by clicking the bell icon next to the flight deals above and providing your email address.

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