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Flights from Cape Town to Shanghai, China

Cape Town to Shanghai Last modified: Feb 22, 2017 1:22 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28 784 057 981 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Ethiopian & Emirates frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Ethiopian
CPTSHA
Tue 04/11
1 stop
SHACPT
Thu 04/27
1 stop
R6 789
Emirates
CPTSHA
Thu 05/04
1 stop
SHACPT
Wed 05/10
1 stop
R8 385
Air China
CPTSHA
Tue 06/06
2 stops
SHACPT
Thu 06/22
2 stops
R10 517
Qatar
CPTSHA
Tue 06/06
1 stop
SHACPT
Thu 06/22
1 stop
R11 223
Singapore
CPTSHA
Tue 06/06
2 stops
SHACPT
Thu 06/22
2 stops
R11 681
Turkish
CPTSHA
Wed 06/07
1 stop
SHACPT
Thu 06/15
1 stop
R12 047

How Much is a Flight from Cape Town to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cape Town to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R10 203.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cape Town to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Cape Town to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Cape Town to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cape Town to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R0 R8 686
7-14 days R0 R19 712
14-21 days R0 R0
21-30 days R0 R10 138
30-60 days R0 R6 789
60-90 days R0 R8 385
90+ days R0 R7 234

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28 802 179 682 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to Shanghai is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R10 687R6 789R11 930R8 385R10 138R13 290 

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to Shanghai by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Cape Town to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Cape Town Shanghai Emirates 2017/02/23 2017/02/27 1 R8 686
March Cape Town Shanghai Emirates 2017/03/17 2017/03/27 2 R10 138
April Cape Town Shanghai Ethiopian 2017/04/11 2017/04/27 1 R6 789
May Cape Town Shanghai Emirates 2017/05/04 2017/05/10 1 R8 385
June Cape Town Shanghai Ethiopian 2017/06/06 2017/06/22 1 R7 234
September Cape Town Shanghai Emirates 2017/09/25 2017/10/10 2 R13 774
October Cape Town Shanghai Ethiopian 2017/10/03 2017/10/10 1 R7 234
December Cape Town Shanghai Emirates 2017/12/10 2017/12/28 3 R17 999

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Cape Town to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
R8 686
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
R8 686

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Cape Town to Shanghai is R11 276.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to Shanghai is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Cape Town 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 Cape Town to Shanghai is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to Shanghai is R10 020.

Cape Town to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cape Town to Shanghai?
Answer: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in Cape Town flying to Shanghai Last modified: Feb 22, 2017 1:22 -05:00Number of routes searched: 16Number of itineraries searched: 21 583

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cape Town to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Cape Town airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Cape Town to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Air Mauritius MRU
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
Ethiopian JNB / ADD
Lufthansa FRA / MUC
Lufthansa MUC / FRA
Singapore JNB / SIN

Cape Town to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cape Town and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Cape Town to Shanghai