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Flights from Colombo to Shanghai, China

Colombo to Shanghai Last modified: Aug 20, 2017 1:11 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 24,322,889,813 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Singapore & Malaysia frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Singapore
CMBSHA
Thu 10/26
1 stop
SHACMB
Thu 11/2
1 stop
LKR58,566
Malaysia
CMBSHA
Fri 9/29
1 stop
SHACMB
Thu 10/12
1 stop
LKR64,085
Srilankan
CMBSHA
Wed 9/6
2 stops
SHACMB
Tue 9/12
2 stops
LKR66,078
China Eastern
CMBSHA
Tue 10/3
2 stops
SHACMB
Sun 10/15
2 stops
LKR70,371
Cathay
CMBSHA
Thu 10/26
1 stop
SHACMB
Thu 11/2
1 stop
LKR74,204
Air China
CMBSHA
Sun 8/27
1 stop
SHACMB
Sun 9/3
1 stop
LKR81,869

How Much is a Flight from Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be LKR66,078.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Colombo 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 Colombo 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 Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days LKR105,632 LKR84,629
7-14 days LKR89,535 LKR76,197
14-21 days LKR90,761 LKR58,872
21-30 days LKR90,761 LKR67,151
30-60 days LKR71,751 LKR58,872
60-90 days LKR73,284 LKR58,566
90+ days LKR71,751 LKR71,137

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

We've examined 24,333,742,503 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Colombo to Shanghai is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
LKR64,238LKR67,151LKR58,872LKR58,566LKR64,085LKR81,869LKR67,151

Compare Flight Prices from Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Colombo Shanghai China Eastern 8/29/17 9/6/17 1 LKR76,197
September Colombo Shanghai Singapore 9/7/17 9/13/17 1 LKR58,872
October Colombo Shanghai Singapore 10/26/17 11/2/17 1 LKR58,566
November Colombo Shanghai Srilankan 11/1/17 11/9/17 0 LKR82,482
December Colombo Shanghai Malaysia 12/30/17 1/1/18 1 LKR71,137
February Colombo Shanghai Dragonair 2/13/18 2/20/18 1 LKR200,379

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
LKR74,823
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
LKR74,823
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
LKR66,543
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
LKR66,543

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai is LKR61,479.

The average price for direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR75,890.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Colombo to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 20:20 20:20
Srilankan 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 14:10 14:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Colombo 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 Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai is LKR44,461.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR91,221.

Colombo to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Colombo to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Colombo to Shanghai flight time is 7 hours and 8 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Colombo?
Answer: The distance from Colombo to Shanghai is 5,095 kilometers (3,166 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 8 direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Colombo airlines for direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Colombo and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Colombo to Shanghai?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Colombo flying to Shanghai Last modified: Aug 20, 2017 1:11 -04:00Number of routes searched: 62Number of itineraries searched: 618,586

Wondering which airlines fly out of Colombo to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Colombo 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.

Colombo to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
China Eastern -
Srilankan -
Air India DEL
Air China CTU
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
JAL NRT
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern KMG
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK

Colombo to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Colombo 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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