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

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to PVG flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 R9 866.

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 R9 390 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R7 127. 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

Cape Town to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Cape Town found for this year
8 Nov - 10 Nov
R28 453pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Dec - 6 Dec
R28 566pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Dec - 6 Dec
R28 609pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Shanghai
13:50 - 3:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
55h 10m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R10 910
Kiwi.com
15:15 - 17:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
44h 30m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R19 040
Kiwi.com
4:30 - 18:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
31h 35m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R12 138
qatarairways.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> to <span class="emphasized">Shanghai</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Shanghai

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Shanghai?

For a flight from Cape Town to Shanghai, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is just 15,6 km from the centre of the city.

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.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Shanghai for under R29 639 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Shanghai for under R29 639. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just R28 453, but on average you can expect to pay R48 453.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Shanghai for under R28 228 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 R9 978 for a flight from Cape Town to Shanghai. The cheapest flight overall is R9 401 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) is currently priced at R25 970.

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

Departing from Cape Town to Shanghai will take you 25h 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 Lufthansa is currently your cheapest option to Shanghai, with prices starting at R28 454. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by SWISS and Emirates, with the lowest prices starting at R39 505 and R47 494, respectively.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Shanghai.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ¥0,46
Average temperature for May in Shanghai
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Shanghai
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Shanghai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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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