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

Popular flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 CNY2,600
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 CNY2,600
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 CNY2,600
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 CNY2,502
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 22, 2016 CNY2,398
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 CNY2,640
Mar 26, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 CNY2,640
May 1, 2016 May 3, 2016 CNY2,640
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 CNY2,437
Mar 17, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 CNY2,437
Mar 20, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 CNY2,437
Mar 21, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 CNY2,437
Mar 26, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 CNY2,437
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 CNY4,475
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CNY2,600
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 CNY2,496
Mar 17, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 CNY2,496
Mar 20, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 CNY2,496
Mar 21, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 CNY2,496
Mar 26, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 CNY2,496
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 CNY3,868
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CNY2,927

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 CNY2,431.

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 CNY2,561 CNY2,751
7-14 days CNY2,502 CNY2,751
14-21 days CNY2,614 CNY2,653
21-30 days CNY2,437 CNY2,516
30-60 days CNY2,437 CNY2,516
60-90 days CNY2,640 CNY2,398
90+ days CNY2,600 CNY2,803

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
CNY2,437 CNY2,444 CNY2,398 CNY2,437 CNY2,444 CNY2,437 CNY2,437

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
February Guangzhou Shanghai China Eastern 2/26/16 2/26/16 0 CNY2,502
March Guangzhou Shanghai Juneyao 3/7/16 3/14/16 0 CNY2,437
April Guangzhou Shanghai China Southern 4/20/16 4/22/16 1 CNY2,398
May Guangzhou Shanghai Air China 5/1/16 5/3/16 0 CNY2,640
June Guangzhou Shanghai Shanghai 6/9/16 6/12/16 0 CNY2,600
July Guangzhou Shanghai Air China 7/22/16 7/27/16 0 CNY2,672
August Guangzhou Shanghai Air China 8/9/16 8/13/16 0 CNY2,640
October Guangzhou Shanghai China Southern 10/1/16 10/8/16 0 CNY2,718

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY2,561
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY2,561
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY2,614
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY2,614 CNY2,535
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY2,535 CNY2,437
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CNY2,437

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 CNY3,502.

The average price for non-stop flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai is CNY2,568.

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 21:20
Air China 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 09:20 20:55
China Southern 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 08:00 22:00
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 08:40 16:15
China Eastern 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 08:30 20:15

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 CNY1,523.

The average price for round trip flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai is CNY3,071.

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 20 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 280 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 30% 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 CNY1,640
Guangzhou to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,333
Guangzhou to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,849
Guangzhou to Yiwu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,320

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 CNY2,189
Guangzhou to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,281
Guangzhou to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Kenya, Air Madagascar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Oman Air, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,033

Cheap Domestic Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shenzhen to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,339
Zhuhai to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,816
Ganzhou to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY1,647
Shenzhen to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,470
Shenzhen to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,555
Shenzhen to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,731

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hong Kong to Shanghai Sichuan, Spring, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY909
Macau to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,418
Hong Kong to Tokyo Cathay, Jetstar Japan, Hong Kong, JAL, Vanilla, Dragonair, Peach, All Nippon, JTA, Hong Kong Express CNY1,183
Hong Kong to Seoul Jeju Air, Air India, Cathay, Ethiopian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Korean, Jin Air, Asiana, Thai, Hong Kong Express, Eastar Jet CNY1,562
Hong Kong to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,176
Hong Kong to Beijing Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY993
Hong Kong to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Cathay, Aer Lingus, Hong Kong, Iberia, Dragonair, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,057
Hong Kong to Bangkok Cathay, Emirates, Ethiopian, Thai AirAsia, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Kenya, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Royal Jordanian, Thai, Hong Kong Express, Mesaba CNY837
Hong Kong to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,183
Hong Kong to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,183
Hong Kong to Taipei Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, TransAsia, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Hong Kong Express CNY699
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 CNY1,176
Hong Kong to Jeju Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Korean, Jin Air, Asiana, Hong Kong Express, Eastar Jet CNY2,581
Hong Kong to Osaka Air India, Cathay, Jetstar Japan, Hong Kong, JAL, Vanilla, Dragonair, Peach, All Nippon, JTA, Hong Kong Express CNY1,255
Hong Kong to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, United, Hong Kong Express CNY621
Hong Kong to Yiwu Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY713
Hong Kong to Manila Cebu Pacific, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Philippine, Hong Kong Express, AirAsia Zest CNY928
Cheap Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai, CN, China, from CNY367 Round trip from CAN to SHA