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Flights from Colombo to Shanghai, China Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 1:01 AM

Colombo to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 1:01 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Colombo to Shanghai. China Eastern & Air China frequently offer the best deals on Colombo to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Eastern
CMBSHA
Sun 10/23
1 stop
SHACMB
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LKR58,484
Select
China Eastern
CMBSHA
Sun 10/23
2 stops
SHACMB
Wed 10/26
2 stops
LKR58,484
Select
Air China
CMBSHA
Fri 9/30
1 stop
SHACMB
Fri 10/7
1 stop
LKR58,776
Select
Srilankan
CMBSHA
Fri 12/16
nonstop
SHACMB
Thu 12/29
nonstop
LKR61,700
Select
Malaysia
CMBSHA
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SHACMB
Mon 11/7
1 stop
LKR64,332
Select
Dragonair
CMBSHA
Wed 1/18
1 stop
SHACMB
Sat 1/21
1 stop
LKR164,631
Select
Singapore
CMBSHA
Fri 11/25
1 stop
SHACMB
Sun 12/4
1 stop
LKR206,739
Select
Mihin Lanka
CMBSHA
Fri 12/16
nonstop
SHACMB
Thu 12/29
nonstop
LKR216,242
Select
Air India
CMBSHA
Wed 10/12
1 stop
SHACMB
Sun 10/23
1 stop
LKR235,395
Select

How Much is a Flight from Colombo to Shanghai?

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 LKR67,110.

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 thinking 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?

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 LKR72,081 LKR58,776
7-14 days LKR136,851 LKR110,826
14-21 days LKR113,897 LKR67,841
21-30 days LKR80,561 LKR58,484
30-60 days LKR71,789 LKR77,198
60-90 days LKR61,700 LKR62,724
90+ days LKR99,130 LKR67,841

Cheapest Day To Fly from Colombo to Shanghai

We've examined 20,795,316,600 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 Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
LKR64,332 LKR80,561 LKR62,724 LKR58,776 LKR77,198 LKR58,484

Compare Flight Prices from Colombo to Shanghai by Month

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
September Colombo Shanghai Air China 9/30/16 10/7/16 1 LKR58,776
October Colombo Shanghai China Eastern 10/23/16 10/26/16 1 LKR58,484
November Colombo Shanghai Srilankan 11/11/16 11/18/16 0 LKR71,789
December Colombo Shanghai Srilankan 12/16/16 12/29/16 0 LKR61,700
January Colombo Shanghai China Eastern 1/16/17 1/18/17 2 LKR89,041
February Colombo Shanghai Air China 2/4/17 2/6/17 1 LKR106,879

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Colombo to Shanghai

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
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
LKR77,198
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
LKR77,198 LKR77,198
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
LKR77,198

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Colombo to Shanghai

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 LKR79,830.

The average price for direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR119,452.

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 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 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

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR100,007.

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 7 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 7 direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Colombo airlines for direct 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: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Colombo flying to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 1:01 AMNumber of routes searched: 72Number of itineraries searched: 207,707

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
Malaysia KUL
Thai BKK
Emirates DXB
Air China CTU
Singapore SIN
Cathay HKG
China Eastern KMG
Korean ICN
Etihad AUH
Air India DEL
JAL NRT
Mihin Lanka -
Qatar DOH

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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Cheap International Flights from Colombo - CMB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Colombo to Hangzhou Air China, China Eastern Check Dates
Flights from Colombo to Ningbo Air China, Dragonair, China Eastern Check Dates
Flights from Colombo to Nanjing Air China, Dragonair, China Eastern LKR94,597
Flights from Colombo to Hong Kong Air China, Cathay, Dragonair, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan LKR49,857
Flights from Colombo to Bangkok AirAsia, Cathay, JAL, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Qantas, Thai, Srilankan LKR30,119
Flights from Colombo to Beijing Air China, Dragonair, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Singapore, Srilankan LKR59,946
Flights from Colombo to Seoul Air China, Cathay, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Asiana, Singapore, Thai LKR70,473
Flights from Colombo to Tokyo Air China, Emirates, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan LKR61,846
Flights from Colombo to Guangzhou AirAsia, Air China, Emirates, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Qatar, Srilankan LKR57,314
Flights from Colombo to Taipei Air China, Dragonair, Malaysia, China Eastern, Singapore, Thai LKR61,700
Flights from Colombo to Singapore AirAsia, Cathay, Emirates, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR26,318
Flights from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, JAL, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Singapore, Srilankan LKR18,569
Flights from Colombo to London Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, KLM, Kuwait, Malaysia, Austrian, UIA, Qatar, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR76,613
Flights from Colombo to Manila Dragonair, Malaysia, Qantas, Singapore, Thai LKR55,998
Flights from Colombo to Fukuoka Air China, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, Singapore, Thai LKR88,310
Flights from Colombo to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR48,834
Flights from Colombo to Qingdao Air China, Dragonair, Korean, China Eastern Check Dates
Flights from Colombo to Xiamen Air China, Dragonair, Malaysia, China Eastern, Singapore Check Dates
Flights from Colombo to Busan Korean, China Eastern, Asiana Check Dates
Flights from Colombo to Jakarta Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Qantas, Singapore, Srilankan LKR35,968
Flights from Colombo to Shenzhen AirAsia, Air China, China Eastern, Singapore LKR99,861
Flights from Colombo to Osaka Air China, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Asiana, Thai LKR72,373
Flights from Colombo to Dubai Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, flydubai, Mihin Lanka, Qatar, Saudi Arabian, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR35,090
Flights from Colombo to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR32,897
Flights from Colombo to Okinawa JAL, Dragonair, Korean, China Eastern LKR69,157
Flights from Colombo to Hanoi AirAsia, Dragonair, Malaysia, China Eastern, Singapore, Thai LKR63,162
Flights from Colombo to Nagoya Air China, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Asiana, Thai, Srilankan LKR72,373
Flights from Colombo to Kunming Air China, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan LKR44,448
Flights from Colombo to Ho Chi Minh City AirAsia, Emirates, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan LKR33,190
Flights from Colombo to Chennai Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR22,078
Cheap Flights from Colombo to Shanghai