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Johannesburg (JNB) to Shanghai

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to PVG flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shanghai.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 56 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 56 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R10 068. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R11 119.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

November can be a great time to fly to Shanghai from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R9 583. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as R7 274. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai in May, June 2021

The best prices found for JNB to Shanghai flights in May, June
8 May - 15 May
R23 952pp
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 May - 15 May
R30 246pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 May - 14 May
R44 332pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Johannesburg found for this year
8 May - 15 May
R23 952pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Nov - 5 Nov
R24 096pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Nov - 6 Nov
R24 139pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Shanghai from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai
16:10 - 5:25
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
31h 15m
JNB - PVG
Virgin Atlantic
R34 640
Kiwi.com
3:40 - 18:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
32h 45m
JNB - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R10 803
Travelgenio
19:10 - 10:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 45m
JNB - SHA
Multiple Airlines
R58 491
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Shanghai

What airport do you fly from for flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai. It is only a 20,7 km journey to OR Tambo (JNB) from Johannesburg’s city centre.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Shanghai to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Shanghai are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Shanghai that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Ethiopian Air, Emirates, and Singapore Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai for under R31 687 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai for under R31 687. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R30 779, but on average you can expect to pay R47 789.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai for under R30 246 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 32 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Shanghai is typically hotter than in Johannesburg. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Shanghai are Air China, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai? While on average our users pay R17 464, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R5 707. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around R20 986.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

A quick flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai can take about 19h 15m. Ethiopian Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R31 615. 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 Johannesburg to Shanghai return?

Flying on Ethiopian Air is currently your cheapest option to Shanghai, with prices starting at R31 615. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Virgin Atlantic and Air China, with the lowest prices starting at R42 893 and R53 421, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Virgin Atlantic. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R34 640.

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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 May in Shanghai
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Shanghai
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

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
R499 R570 No cancel fee 72%
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Air China
R527 R589 No cancel fee 67%
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Etihad Airways
R530 R689 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R622 R732 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R574 R735 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R527 R794 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
R602 R834 No cancel fee 68%
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