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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi - SHA to AUH

Popular flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi

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 14, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 CNY15,330
Mar 21, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 CNY15,330
Mar 30, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 CNY15,330
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 CNY15,330
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CNY5,306
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 30, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 CNY14,318
Etihad Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 15, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 CNY4,227
Feb 16, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 CNY4,227
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 CNY4,227
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 CNY4,227
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 CNY4,227
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CNY5,319

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi (SHA to AUH)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY4,273.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi (SHA to AUH)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi 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 Shanghai to Abu Dhabi

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY4,254 CNY6,693
7-14 days CNY4,227 CNY6,778
14-21 days CNY4,247 CNY6,844
21-30 days CNY4,227 CNY6,647
30-60 days CNY4,227 CNY6,712
60-90 days CNY4,333 CNY6,844
90+ days CNY4,227 CNY6,778

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY4,227 CNY4,227 CNY4,227 CNY4,247 CNY4,227 CNY4,398 CNY4,398

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 2/15/16 2/22/16 0 CNY4,227
March Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 3/4/16 3/9/16 0 CNY4,227
April Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 4/1/16 4/4/16 0 CNY4,227
May Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 5/10/16 5/17/16 0 CNY4,227
June Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 6/20/16 6/23/16 0 CNY4,227
July Shanghai Abu Dhabi Hainan 7/6/16 7/11/16 0 CNY5,338
September Shanghai Abu Dhabi Hainan 9/27/16 10/7/16 0 CNY5,345
October Shanghai Abu Dhabi Hainan 10/1/16 10/7/16 0 CNY5,338

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi

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 Shanghai to Abu Dhabi.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CNY4,254
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY4,254
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY4,333
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY4,333 CNY4,379
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY4,379

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi (SHA to AUH)

Your Shanghai to Abu Dhabi 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 Shanghai to Abu Dhabi is CNY10,118.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi is CNY4,957.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Etihad 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 23:30 23:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi (SHA to AUH)

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 Shanghai to Abu Dhabi. 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 Shanghai to Abu Dhabi is CNY5,983.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi is CNY9,026.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Dubai Thai, Turkish, Swiss, Air China, Aeroflot, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Qatar, Korean, China Southern, China Eastern, Kenya, Cathay, KLM, Alitalia, Srilankan, Finnair, British Airways, Singapore, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India, Emirates CNY3,110
Hangzhou to Dubai China Southern, China Eastern, KLM, Air China, Ethiopian, Qatar, Air France, Korean CNY3,123
Shanghai to Bangkok China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air Macau, Juneyao, Asiana, Vietnam, Shenzhen, Air China, Srilankan, Singapore, Hainan, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Hong Kong, Philippine, Shanghai, Korean CNY1,361
Nanjing to Dubai China Southern, China Eastern, Lufthansa, Air China CNY2,926
Shanghai to Doha Turkish, KLM, Srilankan, British Airways, Etihad, Malaysia, Qatar, Lufthansa, Emirates CNY6,180
Shanghai to Tokyo Thai, China Southern, China Eastern, Cathay, JAL, Air Macau, Vietnam, Asiana, Shenzhen, Air China, Singapore, Delta, All Nippon, Shanghai, Korean CNY1,420
Shanghai to London Thai, Virgin Atlantic, Turkish, Vietnam, Swiss, Air China, Tap Portugal, Aeroflot, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Qatar, Korean, China Southern, China Eastern, Kenya, Cathay, KLM, Asiana, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Finnair, Srilankan, British Airways, Etihad, Singapore, China Airlines, Philippine, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India, Emirates CNY4,379
Ningbo to Dubai China Southern, China Eastern, Air China CNY3,123
Yiwu to Dubai China Southern, Air China CNY4,333
Shanghai to Seoul China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Shandong, Cathay, Air Macau, Asiana, Vietnam, Shenzhen, Air China, Singapore, Shanghai, Korean CNY1,762
Shanghai to Sharjah Qatar, Srilankan Check Dates
Shanghai to Manila China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air Macau, Asiana, Air China, Singapore, Dragonair, Malaysia, Cebu Pacific, Royal Brunei, Philippine, Korean CNY1,611
Shanghai to Mumbai Thai, Cathay, Air China, Srilankan, Etihad, Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar, Air India, Emirates, Korean CNY3,130
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Air Mauritius, Philippine, Shanghai, Korean CNY1,854
Shanghai to Bahrain Cathay, Turkish, KLM, Srilankan, British Airways, Etihad, Qatar, Lufthansa, Emirates CNY5,338
Shanghai to Delhi China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Asiana, Air China, Srilankan, Etihad, Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar, Air India, Emirates CNY2,972
Shanghai to Istanbul China Southern, Turkish, KLM, Asiana, Swiss, Austrian, Alitalia, Air China, British Airways, Etihad, Singapore, Aeroflot, Malaysia, Qatar, Air France, Lufthansa, Korean, Emirates CNY3,734
Shanghai to Muscat Thai, Kenya, Turkish, KLM, Swiss, Srilankan, British Airways, Etihad, Qatar, Lufthansa, Air India, Korean, Emirates CNY6,962
Shanghai to Taipei Thai, China Southern, Shandong, China Eastern, Cathay, TransAsia, Air Macau, Juneyao, EVA Air, Asiana, Shenzhen, Air China, Singapore, Hainan, China Airlines, Dragonair, Cebu Pacific, Hong Kong, Philippine, Shanghai, Korean CNY1,315
Shanghai to Phuket China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Juneyao, Asiana, Air China, Singapore, Hainan, Dragonair, Malaysia, Shanghai, Korean CNY1,729
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Vietnam, Asiana, Air China, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippine, Korean CNY1,637
Shanghai to Singapore China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Vietnam, Asiana, Shenzhen, Air China, Singapore, Hainan, United, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Philippine, Korean CNY2,111
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Asiana, Garuda, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Philippine, Korean CNY2,472
Shanghai to Kathmandu China Southern, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air China, Etihad, Singapore, Dragonair, Malaysia, Qatar, Korean CNY3,202
Shanghai to Paris Thai, Turkish, Vietnam, Swiss, Air China, Tap Portugal, Aeroflot, Malaysia, Qatar, Korean, China Southern, China Eastern, Kenya, Cathay, KLM, Asiana, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Srilankan, Finnair, British Airways, Etihad, Singapore, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India, Emirates CNY3,754
Shanghai to Colombo Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Srilankan, Etihad, Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar, Korean, Emirates CNY3,051
Shanghai to Moscow Thai, Turkish, Vietnam, Swiss, Air China, Tap Portugal, Aeroflot, Qatar, Korean, China Southern, China Eastern, Cathay, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Finnair, Srilankan, British Airways, Etihad, Singapore, China Airlines, Air France, Lufthansa, Emirates CNY2,183
Shanghai to Beijing China Southern, China Eastern, Shanghai, Air China, Hainan CNY2,209
Shanghai to Hong Kong China Southern, China Eastern, Cathay, Juneyao, Air China, Singapore, Dragonair, Hong Kong, Cebu Pacific, Philippine, Shanghai, Korean CNY1,046
Shanghai to Male China Southern, China Eastern, Mega Maldives, Cathay, Srilankan, Etihad, Singapore, Dragonair, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Qatar, Emirates, Korean CNY3,603

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi (SHA to AUH)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi 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 Shanghai to Abu Dhabi.

Shanghai to Abu Dhabi
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air India DEL X X X
Etihad - X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
Srilankan CMB X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Shanghai to Abu Dhabi Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Abu Dhabi flight time is 10 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Abu Dhabi?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi is 6546 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi?
Answer: Etihad Airways provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Abu Dhabi.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi?
Answer: Amsterdam, NL
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