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Cheap Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai, CN, China - CAN to SHA

Popular flights from Guangzhou 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 China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY2,656
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 CNY2,585
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 CNY2,708
Jul 10, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 CNY2,708
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 CNY2,708
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 CNY2,708
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY2,721
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 CNY2,721
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 6, 2016 May 8, 2016 CNY2,533
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 10, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 CNY3,413
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 CNY2,636
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 6, 2016 May 8, 2016 CNY2,591
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY2,591
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 CNY2,591
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CNY4,029
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 10, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 CNY3,012

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Guangzhou to Shanghai (CAN to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Guangzhou to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY2,539.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai (CAN to SHA)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY2,533 CNY2,669
7-14 days CNY2,539 CNY2,669
14-21 days CNY2,546 CNY2,669
21-30 days CNY2,539 CNY2,675
30-60 days CNY2,539 CNY2,669
60-90 days CNY2,546 CNY2,617
90+ days CNY2,597 CNY2,675

Cheapest Day To Fly from Guangzhou to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY2,539 CNY2,546 CNY2,546 CNY2,539 CNY2,533 CNY2,539 CNY2,539

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Guangzhou to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Guangzhou Shanghai Juneyao 5/6/16 5/8/16 0 CNY2,533
June Guangzhou Shanghai Juneyao 6/9/16 6/16/16 0 CNY2,539
July Guangzhou Shanghai Juneyao 7/1/16 7/4/16 0 CNY2,546
August Guangzhou Shanghai China Eastern 8/25/16 8/31/16 0 CNY2,597
September Guangzhou Shanghai Shenzhen 9/2/16 9/9/16 0 CNY2,656
October Guangzhou Shanghai China Eastern 10/19/16 10/21/16 0 CNY2,597
November Guangzhou Shanghai Air China 11/11/16 11/14/16 0 CNY2,779
January Guangzhou Shanghai Air China 1/4/17 1/9/17 0 CNY2,798

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CNY2,533
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY2,533 CNY2,649
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY2,649 CNY2,656
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY2,656 CNY2,649
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY2,649

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai (CAN to SHA)

Your Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou to Shanghai is CNY2,986.

The average price for non-stop flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai is CNY2,630.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Guangzhou to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:45 21:10
Air China 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 09:05 21:00
China Southern 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 08:00 21:35
Shanghai 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 07:30 21:30
Juneyao 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:55 06:55
Hainan 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:55 11:45
China Eastern 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 08:30 19:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai (CAN 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 Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou to Shanghai is CNY1,458.

The average price for round trip flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai is CNY2,759.

Guangzhou to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Guangzhou to Shanghai flight time is 2 hours and 25 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Guangzhou and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Guangzhou to Shanghai is 1174 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 285 direct flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai?
Answer: China Southern Airlines provides 31% of the non-stop flights between Guangzhou and Shanghai.

Airlines Flying from Guangzhou to Shanghai (CAN to SHA)

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

Guangzhou to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China - X X X X X X X
China Southern - X X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X X X X X
Juneyao - X X X X X X X
Hainan - X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Guangzhou - CAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Guangzhou to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,177
Guangzhou to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,461
Guangzhou to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,824
Guangzhou to Yiwu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY2,442

Cheap International Flights from Guangzhou - CAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Guangzhou to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY2,235
Guangzhou to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,451
Guangzhou to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Kenya, Air Madagascar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Oman Air, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,056

Cheap Domestic Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shenzhen to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,604
Zhuhai to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,889
Ganzhou to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Shenzhen to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,617
Shenzhen to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,656
Shenzhen to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hong Kong to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY985
Macau to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,160
Hong Kong to Tokyo Cathay, Jetstar Japan, Hong Kong, JAL, Vanilla, Dragonair, Peach, All Nippon, Hong Kong Express CNY1,581
Hong Kong to Seoul Air India, Air Busan, Cathay, Ethiopian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Korean, Jin Air, Asiana, Thai, Hong Kong Express, Eastar Jet CNY1,633
Hong Kong to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,192
Hong Kong to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,121
Hong Kong to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Cathay, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Hong Kong, Iberia, Meridiana, Dragonair, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,663
Hong Kong to Bangkok Cathay, Emirates, Ethiopian, Thai AirAsia, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Kenya, Bangkok, Royal Jordanian, Thai, Hong Kong Express, Mesaba CNY1,011
Hong Kong to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,341
Hong Kong to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,276
Hong Kong to Taipei Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, TransAsia, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Hong Kong Express CNY888
Hong Kong to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,089
Hong Kong to Jeju Air Busan, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Korean, Jin Air, Asiana, Hong Kong Express, Eastar Jet CNY2,028
Hong Kong to Osaka Air India, Cathay, Jetstar Japan, Hong Kong, JAL, Vanilla, Dragonair, Peach, All Nippon, JTA, Hong Kong Express CNY1,432
Hong Kong to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, United, Hong Kong Express CNY991
Hong Kong to Yiwu Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY732
Hong Kong to Manila Cebu Pacific, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Philippine, Hong Kong Express, AirAsia Zest CNY732
Cheap Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai, CN, China, from CNY391 Round trip from CAN to SHA