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Cheap Flights from Colombo to Shanghai, CN, China - CMB to SHA Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:16 PM

Popular flights from Colombo to Shanghai Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:16 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 LKR 61,845
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 LKR 60,817
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 LKR 102,243
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 LKR 258,104
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 LKR 322,005
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 LKR 109,147
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 LKR 79,033

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Colombo to Shanghai (CMB to SHA)?

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 LKR 78,445.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Colombo to Shanghai (CMB to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Colombo to Shanghai

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days LKR 101,802 LKR 86,818
7-14 days LKR 99,158 LKR 61,845
14-21 days LKR 0 LKR 74,038
21-30 days LKR 79,767 LKR 74,038
30-60 days LKR 111,791 LKR 74,038
60-90 days LKR 110,763 LKR 89,022
90+ days LKR 79,033 LKR 82,705

Cheapest Day To Fly from Colombo to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
LKR 79,767 LKR 76,535 LKR 84,321 LKR 74,038 LKR 91,960 LKR 61,845 LKR 79,767

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Colombo to Shanghai (CMB to SHA)

Your Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai is LKR 91,813.

The average price for non-stop flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR 110,763.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Colombo to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 20:20 20:20
Srilankan 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 14:10 14:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Colombo to Shanghai (CMB 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 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 LKR 94,751.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR 91,813.

Colombo to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Colombo to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Colombo to Shanghai flight time is 7 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Colombo and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Colombo to Shanghai is 5095 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Colombo to Shanghai?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Colombo and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Colombo to Shanghai?
Answer: Chengdu, CN

Airlines Flying from Colombo to Shanghai (CMB to SHA) Number of flights searched: 120Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:16 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai.

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

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap International Flights from Colombo - CMB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colombo to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan, Shenzhen LKR 145,872
Colombo to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan, Xinhua LKR 93,429
Colombo to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 67,574
Colombo to Bangkok Cathay, Thai AirAsia, Mihin Lanka, Bangkok, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba LKR 38,194
Colombo to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Srilankan LKR 58,614
Colombo to Seoul Korean, Asiana, Srilankan, Eastar Jet LKR 84,615
Colombo to Tokyo Jetstar Japan, JAL, Vanilla, Mihin Lanka, All Nippon, Srilankan LKR 67,428
Colombo to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan, Shenzhen LKR 62,874
Colombo to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 71,688
Colombo to Singapore Cathay, Emirates, SilkAir, Mihin Lanka, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Srilankan LKR 35,697
Colombo to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Srilankan LKR 16,453
Colombo to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, Mihin Lanka, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Srilankan, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ LKR 91,960
Colombo to Manila Cebu Pacific, Philippine, Srilankan, AirAsia Zest LKR 63,755
Colombo to Fukuoka Jetstar Japan, JAL, All Nippon, Srilankan LKR 77,711
Colombo to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 42,601
Colombo to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan LKR 178,190
Colombo to Xiamen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Srilankan LKR 101,361
Colombo to Busan Korean, Asiana, Srilankan, Eastar Jet LKR 209,480
Colombo to Jakarta Garuda, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 47,449
Colombo to Shenzhen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Srilankan, Shenzhen Check Dates
Colombo to Osaka JAL, Peach, All Nippon, Srilankan LKR 72,863
Colombo to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 35,110
Colombo to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 32,172
Colombo to Okinawa JAL, All Nippon, Srilankan LKR 88,434
Colombo to Hanoi Srilankan, Vietnam LKR 62,580
Colombo to Nagoya Jetstar Japan, JAL, All Nippon, Srilankan LKR 72,128
Colombo to Kunming Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan LKR 36,725
Colombo to Ho Chi Minh City Mihin Lanka, Srilankan, Vietnam LKR 61,111
Colombo to Chennai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 22,182
Cheap Flights from Colombo to Shanghai, CN, China, from LKR 414 Round trip from CMB to SHA