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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, CN, China - IST to SHA Last modified: 27.May.2016 13:16

Popular flights from Istanbul to Shanghai Last modified: 27.May.2016 13:16

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
06.Haz.2016 12.Haz.2016 2.420 TL
06.Haz.2016 13.Haz.2016 2.420 TL
13.Haz.2016 20.Haz.2016 2.420 TL
13.Haz.2016 24.Haz.2016 2.420 TL
02.Eyl.2016 12.Eyl.2016 2.420 TL
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27.Haz.2016 04.Tem.2016 2.553 TL
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03.Eyl.2016 09.Eyl.2016 1.416 TL
03.Eyl.2016 08.Eyl.2016 1.416 TL
03.Eyl.2016 16.Eyl.2016 1.416 TL
03.Eyl.2016 16.Eyl.2016 1.416 TL
03.Eyl.2016 15.Eyl.2016 1.416 TL
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03.Haz.2016 10.Haz.2016 2.620 TL
27.Haz.2016 04.Tem.2016 2.620 TL

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 2.156 TL.

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 2.453 TL 2.441 TL
7-14 days 2.453 TL 2.177 TL
14-21 days 2.453 TL 2.197 TL
21-30 days 2.453 TL 1.936 TL
30-60 days 2.453 TL 1.818 TL
60-90 days 2.444 TL 1.807 TL
90+ days 2.444 TL 1.416 TL

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
1.768 TL 2.453 TL 2.444 TL 1.824 TL 2.453 TL 1.721 TL 2.426 TL

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
May Istanbul Shanghai Air China 31.05.2016 07.06.2016 1 2.459 TL
June Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 25.06.2016 30.06.2016 2 1.721 TL
July Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 02.07.2016 08.07.2016 2 1.768 TL
August Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 13.08.2016 27.08.2016 1 1.807 TL
September Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 03.09.2016 08.09.2016 1 1.416 TL
October Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 20.10.2016 27.10.2016 1 1.416 TL
November Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 03.11.2016 10.11.2016 1 1.416 TL
December Istanbul Shanghai China Southern 12.12.2016 22.12.2016 1 1.416 TL

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
3.155 TL
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
3.155 TL 2.937 TL
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
2.937 TL 2.787 TL
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
2.787 TL

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 2.450 TL.

The average price for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is 2.532 TL.

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 3.780 TL.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is 2.332 TL.

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) Number of flights searched: 246Last modified: 27.May.2016 13:16

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
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Korean ICN 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 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 Onur Air, Korean, Atlasjet, Asiana, Turkish, SunExpress 1.971 TL
Istanbul to Bangkok Onur Air, Thai AirAsia, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Bangkok, Thai, Turkish, Mesaba, SunExpress 1.948 TL
Istanbul to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, Atlasjet, Turkish 2.544 TL
Istanbul to Ningbo 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 2.770 TL
Istanbul to Beijing Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Shandong, Turkish, SunExpress, Shenzhen 1.372 TL
Istanbul to Guangzhou Sichuan, Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Pegasus, Turkish, Shenzhen 1.410 TL
Istanbul to Hong Kong Onur Air, Cathay, Hong Kong, Atlasjet, Turkish, SunExpress 2.335 TL
Istanbul to London Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, 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, Vueling, WIZZ, Corendon, SunExpress, Monarch 312 TL
Istanbul to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress 723 TL
Istanbul to Manila Cebu Pacific, Atlasjet, Philippine, Turkish 2.271 TL
Istanbul to Changzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Tokyo Onur Air, JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish, SunExpress 2.197 TL
Istanbul to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, SunExpress, Shenzhen 1.906 TL
Istanbul to Singapore Atlasjet, SilkAir, Singapore, Turkish, Tigerair, Scoot, SunExpress 2.235 TL
Istanbul to Paris Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch 359 TL
Istanbul to Wenzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen 2.109 TL
Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Atlasjet, Malaysia, Malindo, Pegasus, Turkish 1.580 TL
Istanbul to Amsterdam Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Vueling, WIZZ, Corendon, SunExpress, Monarch 353 TL
Istanbul to Moscow Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, S7, Aeroflot, Turkish, Ural, UTAir, SunExpress 503 TL
Istanbul to Osaka JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish, SunExpress 2.218 TL
Istanbul to Frankfurt Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, WIZZ, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress 365 TL
Istanbul to Hefei Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish 1.971 TL
Istanbul to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen 2.632 TL
Istanbul to New York American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United, SunExpress 1.266 TL
Istanbul to Xiamen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish 2.470 TL
Istanbul to Rome Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Vueling, WIZZ, SunExpress 356 TL
Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar Onur Air, Atlasjet, MIAT, Turkish 3.222 TL

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Varna to Shanghai Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, FlexFlight Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, CN, China, from 482 TL Round trip from IST to SHA