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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, CN, China - IST to SHA

Popular flights from Istanbul 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 16, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 TRY2,123
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 25, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 TRY2,008
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 TRY1,506
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 TRY1,506
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 TRY1,506
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 TRY1,506
Apr 21, 2016 May 6, 2016 TRY1,506
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 13, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 TRY2,519

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Istanbul to Shanghai (IST to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Istanbul to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TRY1,812.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Istanbul to Shanghai (IST to SHA)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days TRY2,499 TRY2,637
7-14 days TRY2,416 TRY2,158
14-21 days TRY2,540 TRY1,735
21-30 days TRY2,519 TRY1,506
30-60 days TRY2,543 TRY1,509
60-90 days TRY2,551 TRY1,506
90+ days TRY2,551 TRY1,506

Cheapest Day To Fly from Istanbul to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TRY1,506 TRY2,035 TRY2,032 TRY1,506 TRY2,008 TRY1,509 TRY2,088

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Istanbul to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 2/20/16 3/11/16 3 TRY1,982
March Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 3/7/16 3/12/16 1 TRY1,506
April Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 4/21/16 5/6/16 1 TRY1,506
May Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 5/14/16 5/18/16 1 TRY1,506
June Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 6/13/16 6/18/16 1 TRY1,506
July Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 7/2/16 7/16/16 1 TRY1,944
August Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 8/15/16 8/25/16 1 TRY2,273
September Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 9/1/16 9/8/16 1 TRY2,138

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
TRY2,499
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
TRY2,499 TRY2,525
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
TRY2,525
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
TRY2,543
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
TRY2,543

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai (IST to SHA)

Your Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY3,764.

The average price for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY2,554.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Istanbul to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:45 00:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai (IST 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 Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY4,568.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY2,067.

Istanbul to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Istanbul to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Istanbul to Shanghai flight time is 10 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Istanbul and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Istanbul to Shanghai is 8027 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Istanbul to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Istanbul to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Shanghai?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Istanbul and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Istanbul to Shanghai?
Answer: Doha, QA

Airlines Flying from Istanbul to Shanghai (IST to SHA)

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

Istanbul to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
China Southern URC X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA / MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH 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
Turkish - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Istanbul 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 Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Istanbul to Seoul Korean, Atlasjet, Asiana, Turkish TRY1,750
Istanbul to Bangkok Atlasjet, Pegasus, Bangkok, Thai, Turkish TRY2,481
Istanbul to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, Atlasjet, Turkish TRY2,681
Istanbul to Ningbo Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish TRY2,716
Istanbul to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen TRY2,214
Istanbul to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish TRY1,377
Istanbul to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen TRY1,363
Istanbul to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Atlasjet, Turkish TRY1,917
Istanbul to London Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, WIZZ, SunExpress, Monarch TRY279
Istanbul to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY773
Istanbul to Manila Cebu Pacific, Atlasjet, Philippine, Turkish TRY2,607
Istanbul to Changzhou Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish TRY2,334
Istanbul to Tokyo JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish TRY1,994
Istanbul to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen TRY1,750
Istanbul to Singapore Atlasjet, Pegasus, Singapore, Turkish, Tigerair TRY2,331
Istanbul to Paris Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, SunExpress TRY344
Istanbul to Wenzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish TRY1,756
Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Atlasjet, Malaysia, Malindo, Pegasus, Turkish TRY1,530
Istanbul to Amsterdam Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY303
Istanbul to Moscow Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, S7, Aeroflot, Turkish, Ural, UTAir, SunExpress, NordStar TRY426
Istanbul to Osaka JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish TRY1,756
Istanbul to Frankfurt Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY344
Istanbul to Hefei Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Atlasjet, Turkish TRY1,897
Istanbul to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to New York American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,248
Istanbul to Xiamen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish TRY1,935
Istanbul to Rome Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, SunExpress TRY329
Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar Atlasjet, MIAT, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,534

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Varna to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, FlexFlight TRY4,137
Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, CN, China, from TRY513 Round trip from IST to SHA