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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi, AE, United Arab Emirates - SHA to AUH

Popular flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi

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 Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 25, 2016 CNY5,413
May 11, 2016 May 19, 2016 CNY5,413
May 11, 2016 May 18, 2016 CNY5,413
May 16, 2016 May 23, 2016 CNY5,413
May 16, 2016 May 19, 2016 CNY5,413
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 CNY13,880
Etihad Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 25, 2016 CNY5,251
May 11, 2016 May 19, 2016 CNY5,251
May 16, 2016 May 23, 2016 CNY5,251
May 16, 2016 May 19, 2016 CNY5,251
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CNY5,251
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 19, 2016 CNY5,432
May 11, 2016 May 18, 2016 CNY5,432
May 11, 2016 May 25, 2016 CNY5,432
May 13, 2016 May 16, 2016 CNY5,432
May 16, 2016 May 19, 2016 CNY5,432

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 CNY5,328.

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 CNY5,885 CNY0
7-14 days CNY5,251 CNY6,817
14-21 days CNY5,251 CNY6,817
21-30 days CNY5,264 CNY6,830
30-60 days CNY5,251 CNY6,817
60-90 days CNY5,438 CNY6,882
90+ days CNY5,251 CNY6,817

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
CNY5,251 CNY5,251 CNY5,251 CNY5,251 CNY5,432 CNY5,432 CNY5,432

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
May Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 5/11/16 5/19/16 0 CNY5,251
June Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 CNY5,251
July Shanghai Abu Dhabi Hainan 7/27/16 8/1/16 0 CNY5,438
August Shanghai Abu Dhabi Hainan 8/31/16 9/10/16 0 CNY5,490
September Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 9/12/16 9/15/16 0 CNY5,315
October Shanghai Abu Dhabi China Eastern 10/22/16 10/29/16 0 CNY5,477
November Shanghai Abu Dhabi Etihad 11/7/16 11/14/16 0 CNY5,251
December Shanghai Abu Dhabi Hainan 12/1/16 12/2/16 0 CNY5,497

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CNY5,885
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY5,885 CNY5,432
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY5,432
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY5,251
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CNY5,251

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 CNY8,695.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi is CNY5,361.

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 00:30 00:30

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 CNY11,116.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi is CNY7,581.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Shanghai, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,985
Hangzhou to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,186
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,470
Nanjing to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,778
Shanghai to Doha Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qatar CNY6,364
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,256
Shanghai to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,716
Ningbo to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,778
Yiwu to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, China Eastern CNY3,684
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,716
Shanghai to Sharjah Air China, China Southern, Etihad, Hainan, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY913
Shanghai to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY3,678
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,956
Shanghai to Bahrain Air China, China Southern, Gulf Air, Hainan, China Eastern CNY5,484
Shanghai to Delhi Sichuan, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,302
Shanghai to Istanbul Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen CNY3,827
Shanghai to Muscat Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern, Oman Air CNY6,785
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,095
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,975
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,684
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,195
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,791
Shanghai to Kathmandu Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern, Nepal, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,852
Shanghai to Paris Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,846
Shanghai to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Srilankan CNY2,707
Shanghai to Moscow Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, S7, Aeroflot, Ural, UTAir, Shenzhen CNY2,933
Shanghai to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, China United, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,338
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,069
Shanghai to Male Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY3,296

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
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.
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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