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Cheap Flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai, CN, China - FRA to SHA

Popular flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai

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
May 12, 2016 May 16, 2016 EUR558
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR558
Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 EUR507
May 28, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 EUR507
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 EUR507
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 EUR507
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 EUR507
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 EUR508
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 15, 2016 May 20, 2016 EUR810
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 28, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 EUR581
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 EUR581
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR581
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR581
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 EUR581
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 30, 2016 EUR481
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 EUR665
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 EUR665
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 EUR665
Jun 21, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 EUR665
Jun 22, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 EUR665
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 EUR464
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 EUR464
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 EUR464
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 EUR464
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 EUR464
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 28, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 EUR529
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR529
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 9, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR608
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 EUR509
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 27, 2016 EUR508
May 25, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 EUR508
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 EUR508
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 EUR508
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 EUR508
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 EUR573
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 EUR576
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 EUR576
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 EUR576
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR576
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 EUR576
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 EUR640
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 EUR640
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 EUR640
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR640
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 EUR640
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 15, 2016 May 20, 2016 EUR635
May 18, 2016 May 27, 2016 EUR635
May 25, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 EUR635
May 28, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 EUR635
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 EUR635

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 EUR480.

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 EUR852 EUR485
7-14 days EUR514 EUR481
14-21 days EUR507 EUR485
21-30 days EUR507 EUR485
30-60 days EUR507 EUR468
60-90 days EUR695 EUR580
90+ days EUR507 EUR464

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
EUR481 EUR466 EUR489 EUR466 EUR485 EUR493 EUR489

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 5/19/16 6/7/16 2 EUR466
June Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 6/2/16 6/9/16 2 EUR466
July Frankfurt Shanghai SAS 7/12/16 7/26/16 1 EUR580
August Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 8/23/16 9/2/16 1 EUR464
September Frankfurt Shanghai China Southern 9/1/16 9/15/16 2 EUR464
October Frankfurt Shanghai British Airways 10/1/16 10/6/16 1 EUR472
November Frankfurt Shanghai British Airways 11/1/16 11/19/16 1 EUR473
December Frankfurt Shanghai British Airways 12/3/16 12/10/16 1 EUR473

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
EUR961
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
EUR961
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
EUR848
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
EUR848

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 EUR600.

The average price for non-stop flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai is EUR592.

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 EUR1,542.

The average price for round trip flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai is EUR598.

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)

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
China Airlines TPE / KHH 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 HAN 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, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic EUR494
Frankfurt to Seoul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic EUR467
Frankfurt to Bangkok Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Bangkok, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Thai, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic EUR472
Frankfurt to Taipei Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, China Airlines, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic EUR559
Frankfurt to Beijing Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic EUR450
Frankfurt to Tokyo Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, All Nippon, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic EUR502
Frankfurt to Hong Kong Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Cathay, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hong Kong, Iberia, Dragonair, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic EUR501
Frankfurt to Wuxi Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Air China, China Southern, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, SAS, Shenzhen EUR718
Frankfurt to Nanjing Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen EUR508

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Brussels to Shanghai Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, 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 EUR427
Zurich to Shanghai Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern EUR489
Munich to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic EUR477
Dusseldorf to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic EUR469
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, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic EUR468
Luxembourg to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic EUR440
Basel to Shanghai Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, China Eastern EUR419
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 EUR487
Nuremberg to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic EUR463
Hanover to Shanghai Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic EUR471
Munster - Osnabruck to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS EUR1,395
Leipzig - Halle to Shanghai Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS EUR461
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 Check Dates
Paderborn - Lippstadt to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS Check Dates
Strasbourg to Shanghai Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic EUR497
Friedrichshafen to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic EUR474
Brussels to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic EUR461
Brussels to Beijing Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic EUR454
Dusseldorf to Hangzhou 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 EUR501
Zurich to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Etihad Regional, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen EUR489
Brussels to Tokyo Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, All Nippon, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic EUR456
Cheap Flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai, CN, China, from EUR532 Round trip from FRA to SHA