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Flights from Shanghai to Beijing, China Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AM

Shanghai to Beijing Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Shanghai to Beijing. Shenzhen & China Eastern frequently offer the best deals on Shanghai to Beijing flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Shenzhen
SHABJS
Thu 9/29
nonstop
BJSSHA
Sun 10/2
nonstop
CN¥2,349
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Shenzhen
SHABJS
Fri 9/30
nonstop
BJSSHA
Fri 10/7
nonstop
CN¥2,349
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Shenzhen
SHABJS
Sat 10/1
nonstop
BJSSHA
Wed 10/5
nonstop
CN¥2,349
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Shenzhen
SHABJS
Sat 10/1
nonstop
BJSSHA
Fri 10/7
nonstop
CN¥2,349
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Shenzhen
SHABJS
Sun 10/2
nonstop
BJSSHA
Wed 10/5
nonstop
CN¥2,349
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China Eastern
SHABJS
Fri 12/9
nonstop
BJSSHA
Sat 12/17
nonstop
CN¥2,402
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China Eastern
SHABJS
Fri 12/23
nonstop
BJSSHA
Tue 12/27
nonstop
CN¥2,402
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China Eastern
SHABJS
Sun 12/25
nonstop
BJSSHA
Sat 12/31
nonstop
CN¥2,402
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Shanghai
SHABJS
Sat 12/10
nonstop
BJSSHA
Wed 12/14
nonstop
CN¥2,442
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Shanghai
SHABJS
Sat 12/17
nonstop
BJSSHA
Tue 12/20
nonstop
CN¥2,442
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Shanghai
SHABJS
Thu 1/5
nonstop
BJSSHA
Sat 1/7
nonstop
CN¥2,442
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Air China
SHABJS
Fri 10/14
nonstop
BJSSHA
Mon 10/17
nonstop
CN¥2,456
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China Southern
SHABJS
Sat 12/10
nonstop
BJSSHA
Wed 12/14
nonstop
CN¥2,502
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Hainan
SHABJS
Sat 12/10
nonstop
BJSSHA
Wed 12/14
nonstop
CN¥2,823
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Hainan
SHABJS
Sat 12/17
nonstop
BJSSHA
Tue 12/20
nonstop
CN¥2,823
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Hainan
SHABJS
Fri 12/30
nonstop
BJSSHA
Sat 12/31
nonstop
CN¥2,823
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Hainan
SHABJS
Sun 1/1
nonstop
BJSSHA
Sat 1/14
nonstop
CN¥2,823
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Hainan
SHABJS
Thu 1/5
nonstop
BJSSHA
Sat 1/7
nonstop
CN¥2,823
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Shandong
SHABJS
Thu 10/20
1 stop
BJSSHA
Sun 10/23
1 stop
CN¥3,463
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All Nippon
SHABJS
Mon 12/26
2 stops
BJSSHA
Wed 12/28
2 stops
CN¥23,698
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How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Beijing?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Beijing, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥2,349.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Beijing?

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 thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Shanghai to Beijing 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 Shanghai to Beijing?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥2,349 CN¥2,789
7-14 days CN¥2,349 CN¥2,582
14-21 days CN¥2,349 CN¥2,582
21-30 days CN¥2,349 CN¥2,676
30-60 days CN¥2,349 CN¥2,462
60-90 days CN¥2,402 CN¥2,702
90+ days CN¥2,402 CN¥2,462

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Beijing

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Beijing is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥2,349 CN¥2,349 CN¥2,349 CN¥2,349 CN¥2,349 CN¥2,349 CN¥2,349

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Beijing by Month

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 Shanghai to Beijing flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Shanghai Beijing Shenzhen 9/29/16 10/2/16 0 CN¥2,349
October Shanghai Beijing Shenzhen 10/1/16 10/5/16 0 CN¥2,349
November Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 11/2/16 11/7/16 0 CN¥2,462
December Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 12/9/16 12/17/16 0 CN¥2,402
January Shanghai Beijing Shanghai 1/5/17 1/7/17 0 CN¥2,442
February Shanghai Beijing Shanghai 2/23/17 2/25/17 0 CN¥2,462
March Shanghai Beijing China Southern 3/1/17 3/2/17 0 CN¥2,522
April Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 4/3/17 4/6/17 1 CN¥2,462

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Beijing

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
CN¥2,349
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
CN¥2,349 CN¥2,349
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
CN¥2,349 CN¥2,349
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥2,349 CN¥2,369
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥2,369 CN¥2,469
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
CN¥2,469

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Beijing

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 Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥3,510.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥2,496.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Beijing - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 15 15 16 15 14 15 14 07:55 21:55
China Southern 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 11:50 22:30
Shanghai 2 3 2 3 2 3 2 13:30 21:30
Juneyao 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 07:15 22:00
Hainan 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 08:35 22:25
China United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:40 19:20
Xiamen 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:00 15:00
China Eastern 24 22 24 22 24 21 22 07:00 21:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Beijing

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 Beijing. 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 Beijing is CN¥1,295.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥2,783.

Shanghai to Beijing Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Beijing flight time is 2 hours and 17 minutes.
Question: How far is Beijing from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Beijing is 1,054 kilometers (655 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: There are 378 direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 42% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Beijing.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: Taipei, TW

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Beijing Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AMNumber of routes searched: 227Number of itineraries searched: 200,040

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Beijing? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Beijing. 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.

Shanghai to Beijing
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
Cathay HKG
China Eastern LYA
China Eastern LYI
Sichuan CTU
EVA Air TPE
Sichuan CKG
China Eastern JNG
Air China DLC
Air China HET
Air China XMN
China Eastern NGO
Air China WEH
China Southern SHE
China Southern ICN
China Southern WUH
Capital Airlines LJG
China Eastern NGB
Hainan WEF
Hainan URC
China Airlines KHH
China Southern TYN
Hainan HAK
Korean PUS
Korean GMP
Xiamen JJN
Shenzhen NNG

Shanghai to Beijing Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Beijing. 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 Domestic Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Shanghai to Tianjin Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, China Eastern, Shenzhen CN¥2,983
Flights from Shanghai to Shijiazhuang Air China, China Southern, China Eastern CN¥3,283
Flights from Shanghai to Jinan Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Shandong CN¥2,722
Flights from Shanghai to Dalian Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥2,142
Flights from Shanghai to Qingdao China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥1,582

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Shanghai to Seoul Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Shenzhen CN¥1,782
Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Thai, Shenzhen CN¥1,275
Flights from Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hong Kong, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air Macau, Asiana, Philippine, Thai, Srilankan, Vietnam, Mesaba, Shenzhen CN¥1,355
Flights from Shanghai to Taipei UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Singapore, Thai CN¥1,095
Flights from Shanghai to Manila Cebu Pacific, Alitalia, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, AirAsia Zest CN¥1,502
Flights from Shanghai to Osaka British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air Macau, Asiana, Shandong, Thai, Shenzhen CN¥1,555
Flights from Shanghai to Hong Kong EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana CN¥941
Flights from Shanghai to Jeju Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Juneyao, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Asiana CN¥1,855
Flights from Shanghai to Macau EVA Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air Macau, Asiana, Shenzhen CN¥1,335
Flights from Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam CN¥1,635
Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Philippine, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Vietnam CN¥1,682

Cheap Domestic Flights to Beijing - BJS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Hangzhou to Beijing Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Capital Airlines, China Eastern, Shenzhen CN¥3,176
Flights from Ningbo to Beijing Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥2,462
Flights from Nanjing to Beijing Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Shenzhen CN¥2,122
Flights from Yiwu to Beijing Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Flights from Wuxi to Beijing Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Shenzhen CN¥3,263
Flights from Changzhou to Beijing Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Flights from Nantong to Beijing Air China, Shenzhen Check Dates
Flights from Yancheng to Beijing Air China, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Flights from Zhoushan to Beijing China Southern, China Eastern Check Dates
Flights from Hangzhou to Tianjin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Tianjin, Xiamen CN¥2,369
Flights from Yiwu to Tianjin China Southern Check Dates
Flights from Nanjing to Tianjin Air China Check Dates
Flights from Wuxi to Tianjin Sichuan, Air China Check Dates
Flights from Ningbo to Tianjin Air China, Tianjin Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Beijing