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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Shanghai

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Shanghai?

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 56 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Cape Town to Shanghai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R10 607.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Shanghai?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shanghai from Cape Town. Prices for November average R10 096 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R7 663. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a November flight can save you 13% on your journey compared to booking in November

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Shanghai in January, February 2021

25 Jan - 9 Feb
R26 920pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Jan - 9 Feb
R29 545pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

22 Nov - 28 Nov
R10 820pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 May - 25 May
R11 093pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Nov - 6 Nov
R11 700pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Cape Town

13:20 - 13:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
42h 35m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R10 926
Kiwi.com
9:00 - 10:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
43h 20m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R54 523
Lufthansa
3:00 - 13:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
28h 55m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R10 653
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Shanghai

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Shanghai for under R12 140 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Shanghai for under R12 140. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R11 093, but on average you can expect to pay R43 992.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Shanghai to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Cape Town Intl to Shanghai include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Emirates, Ethiopian Air, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Shanghai for under R10 622 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to Shanghai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

With an average temperature of 32 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Shanghai are hotter than in Cape Town.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Shanghai?

When booking a flight from Cape Town to Shanghai, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Ethiopian Air as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Shanghai?

On average you can expect to pay R10 934 for a flight from Cape Town to Shanghai. The cheapest flight overall is R10 108 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) is currently priced at R11 093.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Shanghai?

Departing from Cape Town to Shanghai will take you 19h 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Shanghai return?

Flying on Turkish Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Shanghai, with prices starting at R11 093. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Lufthansa and Ethiopian Air, with the lowest prices starting at R20 471 and R21 503, respectively.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Today's exchange rate
R1 = ¥0,43
Average temperature for January in Shanghai
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Shanghai
12.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town to Shanghai

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R593 R731 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
R632 R742 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R645 R763 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R582 R778 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R590 R827 No cancel fee 68%
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