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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, CN, China - IST to SHA Last modified: Jul 1, 2016 1:17 PM

Popular flights from Istanbul to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 1, 2016 1:17 PM

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.

China Southern
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Sat 9/10
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TRY1,368
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China Southern
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China Southern
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Thu 10/27
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TRY1,368
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Air China
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TRY2,231
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Turkish
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TRY2,564
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Turkish
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TRY2,564
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Turkish
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TRY2,564
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Turkish
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TRY2,564
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Turkish
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TRY2,564
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China Eastern
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TRY3,170
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China Eastern
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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 TRY2,011.

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 TRY2,564 TRY2,718
7-14 days TRY2,486 TRY2,642
14-21 days TRY2,564 TRY2,503
21-30 days TRY2,454 TRY2,506
30-60 days TRY2,387 TRY1,759
60-90 days TRY2,387 TRY1,368
90+ days TRY2,387 TRY1,950

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
TRY1,391 TRY2,289 TRY2,486 TRY1,759 TRY2,330 TRY1,368 TRY2,454

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
July Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 7/30/16 8/6/16 3 TRY2,303
August Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 8/18/16 8/30/16 1 TRY1,759
September Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 9/10/16 9/17/16 1 TRY1,368
October Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 10/27/16 11/6/16 2 TRY1,368
November Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 11/24/16 11/30/16 2 TRY1,411
January Istanbul Shanghai Turkish 1/16/17 1/31/17 0 TRY2,697
March Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 3/25/17 4/8/17 2 TRY2,263
April Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 4/27/17 5/4/17 2 TRY2,257

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 TRY2,944.

The average price for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY2,524.

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 01:20 01:20

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 TRY4,021.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY2,732.

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

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 Onur Air, Korean, Atlasjet, Asiana, Turkish TRY1,915
Istanbul to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Bangkok, Thai, Turkish, Mesaba TRY1,910
Istanbul to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, Atlasjet, Turkish TRY2,472
Istanbul to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish TRY1,704
Istanbul to Beijing Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Pegasus, Shandong, Turkish TRY1,348
Istanbul to Guangzhou Sichuan, Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish TRY1,440
Istanbul to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Atlasjet, Turkish TRY2,289
Istanbul to London Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch TRY293
Istanbul to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY681
Istanbul to Manila Cebu Pacific, Atlasjet, Philippine, Turkish TRY2,631
Istanbul to Changzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Tokyo Onur Air, JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish TRY2,147
Istanbul to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish TRY11,064
Istanbul to Singapore Atlasjet, SilkAir, Pegasus, Singapore, Turkish, Tigerair, Scoot TRY2,191
Istanbul to Paris Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Turkish, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch TRY345
Istanbul to Wenzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Atlasjet, Malaysia, Malindo, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,211
Istanbul to Amsterdam Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch TRY308
Istanbul to Moscow Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, S7, Aeroflot, Turkish, Ural, UTAir TRY455
Istanbul to Osaka JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish TRY2,266
Istanbul to Frankfurt Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY357
Istanbul to Hefei Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY1,837
Istanbul to Qingdao Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to New York American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,124
Istanbul to Xiamen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish TRY2,396
Istanbul to Rome Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch TRY290
Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar Onur Air, Atlasjet, MIAT, Pegasus, Turkish TRY4,030

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Varna to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, CN, China, from TRY1,368 Round trip from IST to SHA