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Cheap Flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai, CN, China - FRA to SHA Last modified: 28.05.2016 01:05

Popular flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai Last modified: 28.05.2016 01:05

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 Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07.06.2016 13.06.2016 555 €
Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01.06.2016 16.06.2016 593 €
06.06.2016 21.06.2016 593 €
07.06.2016 13.06.2016 593 €
24.06.2016 04.07.2016 593 €
28.06.2016 04.07.2016 593 €
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06.06.2016 21.06.2016 539 €
13.06.2016 23.06.2016 539 €
12.07.2016 19.07.2016 539 €
13.07.2016 26.07.2016 539 €
14.07.2016 21.07.2016 539 €
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18.07.2016 03.08.2016 876 €
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01.09.2016 21.09.2016 586 €
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18.09.2016 08.10.2016 472 €
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03.07.2016 14.07.2016 524 €
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01.09.2016 21.09.2016 462 €
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06.06.2016 21.06.2016 526 €
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
28.08.2016 09.09.2016 669 €
28.08.2016 07.09.2016 669 €
28.08.2016 11.09.2016 669 €
29.08.2016 08.09.2016 669 €
29.08.2016 07.09.2016 669 €
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
28.06.2016 09.07.2016 497 €
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03.06.2016 12.06.2016 539 €
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27.06.2016 04.07.2016 591 €
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
24.06.2016 27.06.2016 525 €
12.07.2016 01.08.2016 525 €
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21.08.2016 30.08.2016 657 €
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06.09.2016 13.09.2016 616 €
12.09.2016 29.09.2016 616 €

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Frankfurt to Shanghai (FRA to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Frankfurt to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be 501 €.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Frankfurt to Shanghai (FRA to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt to Shanghai

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days 593 € 539 €
7-14 days 593 € 503 €
14-21 days 542 € 506 €
21-30 days 593 € 515 €
30-60 days 524 € 497 €
60-90 days 534 € 541 €
90+ days 524 € 472 €

Cheapest Day To Fly from Frankfurt to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
498 € 497 € 521 € 504 € 506 € 478 € 503 €

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Frankfurt to Shanghai

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Frankfurt to Shanghai.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 29.05.16 05.06.16 2 517 €
June Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 04.06.16 14.06.16 2 478 €
July Frankfurt Shanghai China Eastern 03.07.16 14.07.16 0 524 €
August Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 30.08.16 18.09.16 2 486 €
September Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 01.09.16 21.09.16 2 462 €
October Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 22.10.16 06.11.16 2 462 €
November Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 03.11.16 18.11.16 1 478 €
December Frankfurt Shanghai British Airways 03.12.16 14.12.16 1 489 €

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Frankfurt to Shanghai

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Frankfurt to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
1.010 €
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1.010 € 714 €
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
714 € 1.524 €
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
1.524 € 943 €
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
943 €

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai (FRA to SHA)

Your Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt to Shanghai is 623 €.

The average price for non-stop flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai is 573 €.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Frankfurt to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:00 20:00
Lufthansa 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 17:15 22:05
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:40 14:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai (FRA 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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt to Shanghai is 1.558 €.

The average price for round trip flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai is 615 €.

Frankfurt to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Frankfurt to Shanghai flight time is 10 hours and 40 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Frankfurt and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Frankfurt to Shanghai is 8854 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
Answer: Lufthansa German Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Frankfurt and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
Answer: Tokyo, JP

Airlines Flying from Frankfurt to Shanghai (FRA to SHA) Number of flights searched: 504Last modified: 28.05.2016 01:05

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

Frankfurt to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Air India DEL X X X X X
Finnair HEL X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Air China - X X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE / KHH X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CSX X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Ethiopian ADD X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
JAL NRT X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa - X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
All Nippon HND X X X X X X X
Austrian VIE X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
S7 OVB X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
Srilankan CMB X X
Vietnam SGN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt - FRA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Frankfurt to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 489 €
Frankfurt to Seoul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic 471 €
Frankfurt to Bangkok Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Bangkok, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Thai, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Mesaba 466 €
Frankfurt to Taipei Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, China Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic 565 €
Frankfurt to Beijing Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Air Dolomiti, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 459 €
Frankfurt to Tokyo Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, All Nippon, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic 539 €
Frankfurt to Hong Kong Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Cathay, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hong Kong, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic 516 €
Frankfurt to Wuxi Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS Check Dates
Frankfurt to Nanjing Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 483 €

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Brussels to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 425 €
Zurich to Shanghai Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen 518 €
Munich to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 466 €
Dusseldorf to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic 460 €
Stuttgart to Shanghai Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 455 €
Luxembourg to Shanghai Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 440 €
Basel to Shanghai Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, China Eastern 424 €
Cologne - Bonn to Shanghai Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic 516 €
Nuremberg to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic 592 €
Hanover to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic 484 €
Munster - Osnabruck to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS 572 €
Leipzig - Halle to Shanghai Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS 574 €
Saarbrucken to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Air Europa Check Dates
Paderborn - Lippstadt to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Condor, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS 1.384 €
Strasbourg to Shanghai Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels 570 €
Friedrichshafen to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, FlexFlight 557 €
Brussels to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 751 €
Brussels to Beijing Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic 398 €
Dusseldorf to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen 519 €
Zurich to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Etihad Regional, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen 537 €
Brussels to Tokyo Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, All Nippon, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic 459 €
Cheap Flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai, CN, China, from 516 € Round trip from FRA to SHA