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Flights from Colombo to Shanghai, China Last modified: Jan 19, 2017 1:17 -05:00

Colombo to Shanghai Last modified: Jan 19, 2017 1:17 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 31,457,165,031 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Malaysia & Air China frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Malaysia
CMBSHA
Mon 2/27
1 stop
SHACMB
Wed 3/15
1 stop
LKR57,014
Air China
CMBSHA
Thu 3/16
1 stop
SHACMB
Sun 3/26
1 stop
LKR63,616
Srilankan
CMBSHA
Thu 4/20
2 stops
SHACMB
Fri 4/28
2 stops
LKR67,817
China Eastern
CMBSHA
Thu 3/9
2 stops
SHACMB
Fri 3/17
2 stops
LKR70,367
Singapore
CMBSHA
Sat 1/28
1 stop
SHACMB
Sat 2/4
1 stop
LKR103,525
Dragonair
CMBSHA
Tue 2/21
1 stop
SHACMB
Wed 3/1
1 stop
LKR187,846

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 LKR58,064.

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 LKR170,892 LKR66,016
7-14 days LKR106,076 LKR60,615
14-21 days LKR0 LKR97,674
21-30 days LKR219,653 LKR64,666
30-60 days LKR81,770 LKR57,014
60-90 days LKR70,817 LKR57,014
90+ days LKR63,166 LKR57,464

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

We've examined 31,467,228,167 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 Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
LKR57,014 LKR57,014 LKR57,014 LKR57,014 LKR60,615 LKR57,014 LKR60,615

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
January Colombo Shanghai Malaysia 1/27/17 2/3/17 1 LKR60,615
February Colombo Shanghai Malaysia 2/27/17 3/15/17 1 LKR57,014
March Colombo Shanghai Malaysia 3/1/17 3/10/17 1 LKR57,014
April Colombo Shanghai Malaysia 4/1/17 4/9/17 1 LKR57,014
May Colombo Shanghai Malaysia 5/28/17 6/5/17 1 LKR57,464
July Colombo Shanghai China Eastern 7/17/17 7/24/17 0 LKR72,318
September Colombo Shanghai China Eastern 9/24/17 10/3/17 1 LKR71,868

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
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
LKR61,065
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
LKR61,065

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 LKR65,866.

The average price for direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR114,028.

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

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR61,815.

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 17 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 4 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 100% 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: Jan 19, 2017 1:17 -05:00Number of routes searched: 65Number of itineraries searched: 308,594

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
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
JAL NRT
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern KMG
Austrian VIE
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK
Srilankan HRI

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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