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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are currently 13+ open flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than R21 100.
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.
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
Before booking your flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air China, Cathay Pacific or Emirates.
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.
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.
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival
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.
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.
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