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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Shanghai

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to SHA flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shanghai.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Shanghai. Flights to Shanghai from Johannesburg in November are about R9 712 on average during November, but can be found for as low as R7 372.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Shanghai (ZA1 - SH)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai as you normally would.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai at least 56 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 56 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai for as little as R10 204 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R11 270 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to Shanghai flights in October, November
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R21 021pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R21 430pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Oct - 24 Nov
R21 634pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Johannesburg found for this year
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R21 021pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R21 430pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Dec - 15 Dec
R21 590pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai

Late deals on return flights to Shanghai from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R21 021pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R21 430pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Oct - 24 Nov
R21 634pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Shanghai from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai
9:50 - 12:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
20h 20m
JNB - PVG
Qatar Airways
R26 291
Bookingwiz.co.th
15:50 - 6:20
Air China
3 stops
56h 30m
JNB - SHA
Air China
R47 472
AirChina
14:50 - 11:45
Air France
2 stops
38h 55m
JNB - PVG
Air France
R187 304

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Shanghai

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg to Shanghai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Ethiopian Air, Emirates, and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Ethiopian Air with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg 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. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Johannesburg to Shanghai. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai for under R15 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai for under R15 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R14 934, but on average you can expect to pay R26 028.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Shanghai for under R21 100?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than R21 100.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Shanghai one-way?

R20 846 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air China and Air France, with prices starting from R42 947 and R187 304, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R5 611. While the most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) can be booked for R18 014 on average our data indicates R8 588 when flying from Johannesburg to Shanghai

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

Before booking your flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air China, Cathay Pacific or Emirates.

What are the most popular routes from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

While some choose either Johannesburg OR Tambo - Shanghai Pu Dong or Johannesburg Lanseria - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl, Johannesburg OR Tambo - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl is the most popular route from Johannesburg to Shanghai.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Shanghai, China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Shanghai from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Shanghai

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Shanghai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Shanghai?

Returning to Johannesburg from Shanghai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Shanghai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Shanghai.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ¥0,45
Average temperature for October in Shanghai
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Shanghai
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
R7 278 R8 326 No cancel fee 72%
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Air China
R7 688 R8 602 No cancel fee 67%
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Singapore Airlines
R7 699 R11 585 No cancel fee 81%
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Etihad Airways
R7 732 R10 063 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R8 384 R10 731 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R8 788 R12 176 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
R9 073 R10 689 No cancel fee 72%
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