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Cheap Flights from Beijing to Shanghai, CN, China - BJS to SHA

Popular flights from Beijing to Shanghai

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 CNY1,947
May 3, 2016 May 7, 2016 CNY1,947
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 CNY1,947
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 CNY2,320
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 CNY2,320
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 CNY2,378
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 CNY2,437
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 CNY2,437
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 CNY2,437
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 CNY2,437
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 CNY2,248
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 CNY2,248
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 CNY2,248
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 CNY2,248
Feb 25, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 CNY2,248
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 CNY2,783
Jun 12, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 CNY2,783
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 CNY2,320
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 CNY2,228
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 2, 2016 Apr 9, 2016 CNY4,025
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 CNY2,378

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Beijing to Shanghai (BJS to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Beijing to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY2,091.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Beijing to Shanghai (BJS to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Beijing to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Beijing to Shanghai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Beijing to Shanghai should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY2,248 CNY2,653
7-14 days CNY2,248 CNY2,770
14-21 days CNY2,248 CNY2,764
21-30 days CNY2,248 CNY2,672
30-60 days CNY2,228 CNY1,947
60-90 days CNY2,320 CNY1,947
90+ days CNY2,339 CNY1,947

Cheapest Day To Fly from Beijing to Shanghai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Beijing to Shanghai.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY2,248 CNY1,947 CNY2,248 CNY1,947 CNY2,228 CNY2,019 CNY2,019

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Beijing to Shanghai

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Beijing to Shanghai.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Beijing Shanghai Shenzhen 2/27/16 3/5/16 0 CNY2,248
March Beijing Shanghai Shenzhen 3/18/16 3/20/16 0 CNY2,228
April Beijing Shanghai Air China 4/14/16 4/18/16 1 CNY1,947
May Beijing Shanghai Air China 5/3/16 5/7/16 1 CNY1,947
June Beijing Shanghai Air China 6/6/16 6/20/16 1 CNY1,947
July Beijing Shanghai Shanghai 7/6/16 7/10/16 0 CNY2,339
August Beijing Shanghai Air China 8/14/16 8/22/16 1 CNY2,215
September Beijing Shanghai China Southern 9/5/16 9/12/16 0 CNY2,391

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Beijing to Shanghai

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Beijing to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY2,248
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY2,248 CNY2,248
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY2,248 CNY2,248
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY2,248 CNY2,248
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY2,248 CNY2,228
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CNY2,228

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Beijing to Shanghai (BJS to SHA)

Your Beijing to Shanghai flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Beijing to Shanghai is CNY2,816.

The average price for non-stop flights from Beijing to Shanghai is CNY2,333.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Beijing to Shanghai.

Nonstop Flight Details from Beijing to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 14 15 16 15 15 15 15 07:15 20:30
China Southern 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:50 17:50
Shanghai 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:25 20:30
Juneyao 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:35 06:35
Hainan 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:10 20:45
China United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:00 21:00
Xiamen 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:25 18:25
China Eastern 23 22 24 22 23 20 22 07:00 21:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Beijing to Shanghai (BJS to SHA)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Beijing to Shanghai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Beijing to Shanghai is CNY1,307.

The average price for round trip flights from Beijing to Shanghai is CNY2,529.

Beijing to Shanghai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Beijing to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Beijing to Shanghai flight time is 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Beijing and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Beijing to Shanghai is 1054 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Beijing to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 364 direct flights from Beijing to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Beijing to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 42% of the non-stop flights between Beijing and Shanghai.

Airlines Flying from Beijing to Shanghai (BJS to SHA)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Beijing to Shanghai with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Beijing to Shanghai.

Beijing to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China - X X X X X X X
China Southern - X X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X X X X X
Juneyao - X X X X X X X
Hainan - X X X X X X X
Xiamen - X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Beijing and Shanghai, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Beijing - BJS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Beijing to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,483
Beijing to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,718
Beijing to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,346
Beijing to Yiwu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,960
Beijing to Nantong Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Beijing to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,019
Beijing to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,679
Beijing to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,424
Beijing to Changzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,993
Beijing to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,425
Beijing to Shenzhen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,254
Beijing to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,346

Cheap International Flights from Beijing - BJS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Beijing to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,732
Beijing to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,738
Beijing to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Pakistan, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,267
Beijing to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY954
Beijing to Bangkok Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,823
Beijing to Jeju Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY2,058
Beijing to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,732
Beijing to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,810
Beijing to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,934
Beijing to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,425

Cheap Domestic Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tianjin to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,221
Shijiazhuang to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,457
Datong to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY2,953
Tianjin to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Tianjin to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Shijiazhuang to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Tianjin to Nantong Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tianjin to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY2,287
Cheap Flights from Beijing to Shanghai, CN, China, from CNY298 Round trip from BJS to SHA