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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Shanghai

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 56 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Africa to Shanghai from R10 606 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R11 714 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Shanghai?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shanghai from South Africa. Prices for November average R10 095 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

Cheap flights from South Africa to Shanghai in January, February 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to Shanghai flights in January, February
11 Feb - 28 Feb
R27 358pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Feb - 28 Feb
R30 924pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Feb - 3 Apr
R65 595pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

South Africa to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from South Africa found for this year
13 Aug - 17 Aug
R10 864pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Aug - 16 Aug
R10 910pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Aug - 16 Aug
R10 925pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Shanghai from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Shanghai
15:20 - 9:45
Air China
2 stops
60h 25m
JNB - PVG
Air China
R7 466
CheapTickets.com
2:00 - 16:45
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
32h 45m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R23 975
Kiwi.com
17:00 - 3:30
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
28h 30m
JNB - PVG
Virgin Atlantic
R33 777
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Shanghai flights.

Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Shanghai

Can I find flights from South Africa to Shanghai for under R12 139 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Shanghai for under R12 139. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R11 820, but on average you can expect to pay R21 744.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from South Africa 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 South Africa 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 South Africa to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Ethiopian Air, Emirates, and Singapore Airlines flying from South Africa to Shanghai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Shanghai for under R12 139 on Cheapflights?

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

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

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

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Shanghai?

The most popular route from South Africa to Shanghai is Sun City Pilansberg - Shanghai Pu Dong. You may also consider Cape Town Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl or Johannesburg OR Tambo - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Shanghai?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R6 119. While the most popular route (Sun City Pilansberg - Shanghai Pu Dong) can be booked for R12 807 on average our data indicates R11 415 when flying from South Africa to Shanghai

How long does is the flight from South Africa to Shanghai?

Airlines like Ethiopian Air, Qatar Airways, and Air France fly from South Africa to Shanghai in about 19h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 13h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Africa to Shanghai return?

According to our current data, Turkish Airlines (R11 821), Lufthansa (R15 174), and Ethiopian Air (R17 936) offers the cheapest pricing from South Africa to Shanghai.

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

R7 344 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air China. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Virgin Atlantic, with prices from R29 680.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from South Africa to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ¥0,43
Average temperature for January in Shanghai
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Shanghai
12.0 mm

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 7 airlines flying from South Africa to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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
Air China
R527 R589 No cancel fee 67%
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Ethiopian Air
R499 R651 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
R530 R712 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R622 R764 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R574 R765 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R527 R768 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
R590 R830 No cancel fee 68%
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