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Cheapest flights to Shanghai airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Shanghai airports from your nearest city or airport
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Shanghai Pu Dong Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Shanghai

Sydney (SYD) to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport (SHA)

Typically, flights to Shanghai from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl, which has an average price of $745

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYMarch31% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Shanghai costs on average just $580 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYJuly101% more expensiveIt costs about $1,693 for flights to Shanghai from Sydney in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYDecember630% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Shanghai from Sydney in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Shanghai?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Shanghai?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Shanghai for $148/person, which is 83% cheaper than the average flight to Shanghai. To find the cheapest price to Shanghai from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Shanghai?

In general, March is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Shanghai. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $580. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of March, then book flights to Shanghai from Australia during May instead. Flights to Shanghai in May, while not as cheap as those in March, still average around $584.

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

The best time to book a flight to Shanghai from Australia is 60 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $843.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Shanghai?

Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Shanghai. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $625. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Shanghai on Sunday is $750.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Shanghai?

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Shanghai is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from Australia to Shanghai in the evening for as low as $678. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Flights at midday are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $904.

What is there to do in Shanghai when it’s raining?

When planning your flight to Shanghai, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of June, July, or August could carry a higher chance of rain, as Shanghai sees up to 5.1 inches (130 mm) or more. There are still things to do in Shanghai even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centres in the area, like Xintiandi.

Is there an alternative airport near Shanghai?

Those flying to Shanghai could potentially find better pricing at Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (30 km from Shanghai city centre), Suzhou Airport (104 km from Shanghai city centre), Wuxi Airport (106 km from Shanghai city centre), Nantong Airport (107 km from Shanghai city centre) or Hangzhou Airport (149 km from Shanghai city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Shanghai?

The cheapest airport near Shanghai is typically Hangzhou Airport, with an average price of $849/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


Shanghai flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Shanghai found recently by users on momondo
China Eastern
5 May
07:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
17:20Shanghai Pu Dong
23 Nov.
15:05Shanghai Pu Dong
10h 35m
01:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
25 Apr.
06:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
15h 55m
1 stop
22:20Shanghai Pu Dong
3 May
20:15Shanghai Pu Dong
17h 25m
1 stop
13:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
5 May
07:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
17:20Shanghai Pu Dong
22 Nov.
20:35Shanghai Pu Dong
26h 50m
2 stops
23:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
5 May
07:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
17:20Shanghai Pu Dong
22 Nov.
20:35Shanghai Pu Dong
30h 20m
1 stop
02:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
5 May
07:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
17:20Shanghai Pu Dong
23 Nov.
18:40Shanghai Pu Dong
32h 15m
1 stop
02:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
5 May
07:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
17:20Shanghai Pu Dong
23 Nov.
16:25Shanghai Pu Dong
34h 30m
2 stops
02:55Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Shanghai

If you're looking for one-way flights to Shanghai, view some of our deals below provided by XiamenAir
China Eastern
2 Jun.
07:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
17:20Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
11 Jul.
04:00Melbourne
18h 05m
1 stop
22:05Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
13 Jun.
02:00Melbourne
18h 25m
2 stops
20:25Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

Which airlines fly to Shanghai?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Shanghai

Airports near Shanghai

Below you will find all the airports in Shanghai along with their distance from the city centre

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