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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Beijing, CN, China - SHA to BJS

Popular flights from Shanghai to Beijing

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
May 19, 2016 May 24, 2016 CNY2,448
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 CNY2,402
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 CNY2,402
Jul 18, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 CNY2,402
Jul 18, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 CNY2,402
Jul 21, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 CNY2,402
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 CNY2,519
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 CNY2,519
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 CNY2,519
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 5, 2016 May 8, 2016 CNY2,577
May 6, 2016 May 8, 2016 CNY2,577
May 7, 2016 May 9, 2016 CNY2,577
May 7, 2016 May 9, 2016 CNY2,577
May 12, 2016 May 15, 2016 CNY2,577
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 3, 2016 May 6, 2016 CNY2,338
May 6, 2016 May 8, 2016 CNY2,338
May 7, 2016 May 9, 2016 CNY2,338
May 7, 2016 May 9, 2016 CNY2,338
May 12, 2016 May 15, 2016 CNY2,338
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 CNY2,966
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 CNY2,454
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 19, 2016 CNY2,344
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 CNY2,344
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY4,079
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 CNY2,512

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Beijing (SHA to BJS)?

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 CNY2,338.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Beijing (SHA to BJS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Beijing

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY2,338 CNY2,461
7-14 days CNY2,338 CNY2,461
14-21 days CNY2,344 CNY2,454
21-30 days CNY2,338 CNY2,461
30-60 days CNY2,338 CNY2,454
60-90 days CNY2,350 CNY2,461
90+ days CNY2,350 CNY2,467

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Beijing

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY2,350 CNY2,338 CNY2,338 CNY2,338 CNY2,338 CNY2,338 CNY2,338

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Beijing

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai Beijing Juneyao 5/3/16 5/6/16 0 CNY2,338
June Shanghai Beijing Juneyao 6/2/16 6/4/16 0 CNY2,338
July Shanghai Beijing Shenzhen 7/5/16 7/7/16 0 CNY2,350
August Shanghai Beijing Shenzhen 8/1/16 8/4/16 0 CNY2,363
September Shanghai Beijing Shenzhen 9/6/16 9/8/16 0 CNY2,350
October Shanghai Beijing Shenzhen 10/1/16 10/4/16 0 CNY2,363
November Shanghai Beijing China Southern 11/12/16 11/13/16 0 CNY2,512
December Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 12/5/16 12/7/16 0 CNY2,512

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

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 Beijing.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CNY2,338
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY2,338 CNY2,338
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY2,338 CNY2,350
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY2,350 CNY2,338
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY2,338 CNY2,338
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CNY2,338

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Beijing (SHA to BJS)

Your Shanghai to Beijing 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 Beijing is CNY2,946.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Beijing is CNY2,448.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Beijing
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 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 18:45 22:00
Hainan 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 08:35 22:25
China United 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 06:40 18:30
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

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Beijing (SHA to BJS)

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 CNY1,392.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Beijing is CNY2,694.

Shanghai to Beijing Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Beijing flight time is 2 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Beijing?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Beijing is 1054 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: There are 369 direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 42% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Beijing.

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Beijing (SHA to BJS)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to Beijing 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 Beijing.

Shanghai to Beijing
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China - X X X X X X X
China Southern - X X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X X X X X
Juneyao - X X X X X X X
Hainan - X X X X X X X
Xiamen - X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Tianjin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,438
Shanghai to Shijiazhuang Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,499
Shanghai to Jinan Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,577
Shanghai to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,137
Shanghai to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,541

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
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 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 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
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 CNY1,386
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,710
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,587
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 Jeju Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Jin Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,774
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,192
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 Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,956

Cheap Domestic Flights to Beijing - BJS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,121
Ningbo to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,454
Nanjing to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,438
Yiwu to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,202
Wuxi to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,257
Changzhou to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY2,745
Nantong to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,994
Yancheng to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Zhoushan to Beijing Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Hangzhou to Tianjin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,137
Yiwu to Tianjin Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY2,758
Nanjing to Tianjin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Wuxi to Tianjin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Ningbo to Tianjin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Beijing, CN, China, from CNY361 Round trip from SHA to BJS