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Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, China Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 1:55 -05:00

Istanbul to Shanghai Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 1:55 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,446,960,992 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Aeroflot & Qatar frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Aeroflot
ISTSHA
Mon 2/27
1 stop
SHAIST
Thu 3/9
1 stop
TRY1,696
Qatar
ISTSHA
Wed 2/15
1 stop
SHAIST
Wed 2/22
1 stop
TRY1,872
Emirates
ISTSHA
Wed 2/15
1 stop
SHAIST
Wed 2/22
1 stop
TRY2,018
British Airways
ISTSHA
Wed 2/15
1 stop
SHAIST
Wed 2/22
1 stop
TRY2,150
KLM
ISTSHA
Mon 3/20
2 stops
SHAIST
Tue 3/28
2 stops
TRY2,187
Air France
ISTSHA
Sun 2/26
2 stops
SHAIST
Sun 3/5
2 stops
TRY2,232

How Much is a Flight from Istanbul to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 TRY1,733.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Istanbul to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Istanbul to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days TRY3,200 TRY1,797
7-14 days TRY3,215 TRY1,771
14-21 days TRY3,264 TRY2,045
21-30 days TRY3,331 TRY1,797
30-60 days TRY3,264 TRY1,696
60-90 days TRY3,264 TRY1,696
90+ days TRY3,399 TRY1,696

Cheapest Day To Fly from Istanbul to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28,455,456,509 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Istanbul to Shanghai is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TRY1,696 TRY1,726 TRY1,726 TRY1,726 TRY1,726 TRY1,793 TRY1,726

Compare Flight Prices from Istanbul to Shanghai by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Istanbul to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Istanbul Shanghai Aeroflot 1/24/17 2/11/17 1 TRY1,771
February Istanbul Shanghai Aeroflot 2/27/17 3/9/17 1 TRY1,696
March Istanbul Shanghai Aeroflot 3/20/17 3/28/17 1 TRY1,696
April Istanbul Shanghai Aeroflot 4/4/17 4/18/17 1 TRY1,726
May Istanbul Shanghai Aeroflot 5/4/17 5/18/17 1 TRY1,726
June Istanbul Shanghai Aeroflot 6/1/17 6/15/17 1 TRY1,726
July Istanbul Shanghai Aeroflot 7/3/17 7/17/17 1 TRY2,045
August Istanbul Shanghai Aeroflot 8/26/17 9/2/17 1 TRY2,270

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Istanbul to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
TRY3,301
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
TRY3,301
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
TRY2,712
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
TRY2,712 TRY1,797
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
TRY1,797

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 TRY1,902.

The average price for direct flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY3,553.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:10 02:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY1,853.

Istanbul to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Istanbul to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Istanbul to Shanghai flight time is 10 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Istanbul to Shanghai is 8,027 kilometers (4,988 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Istanbul to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Istanbul to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Istanbul airlines for direct 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: Beijing, CN

Airlines in Istanbul flying to Shanghai Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 1:55 -05:00Number of routes searched: 55Number of itineraries searched: 214,464

Wondering which airlines fly out of Istanbul to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Istanbul airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Istanbul to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
Turkish -
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India BOM
Air India DEL
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China CAN
Air China PEK
China Southern URC
China Southern PEK
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qatar DOH
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Mahan Air IKA

Istanbul to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Istanbul and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 1:55 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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