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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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