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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - SHA to CPT

Popular flights from Shanghai to Cape Town

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 15, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 CNY5,423
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 14, 2016 May 26, 2016 CNY10,892
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 10, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 CNY14,355
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 CNY5,712
May 12, 2016 May 27, 2016 CNY5,712
May 18, 2016 May 27, 2016 CNY5,712
May 31, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CNY5,712
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 CNY5,712

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Cape Town (SHA to CPT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY5,896.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Cape Town (SHA to CPT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to Cape Town 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.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Cape Town

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY6,093 CNY5,423 CNY5,969 CNY5,712 CNY6,238 CNY5,975 CNY5,890

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Cape Town

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Cape Town South African 2/21/16 3/3/16 2 CNY5,975
March Shanghai Cape Town Air China 3/15/16 3/23/16 2 CNY5,423
April Shanghai Cape Town South African 4/14/16 4/21/16 2 CNY5,712
May Shanghai Cape Town South African 5/31/16 6/12/16 2 CNY5,712
June Shanghai Cape Town Air China 6/26/16 7/10/16 3 CNY5,607
July Shanghai Cape Town South African 7/8/16 7/13/16 2 CNY5,804
August Shanghai Cape Town South African 8/18/16 9/7/16 2 CNY6,107
September Shanghai Cape Town South African 9/14/16 9/20/16 2 CNY5,706

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town (SHA to CPT)

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 Cape Town. 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 Cape Town is CNY9,524.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Cape Town is CNY16,768.

Shanghai to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Cape Town?
Answer: Amsterdam, NL

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Cape Town (SHA to CPT)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to Cape Town 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 Cape Town.

Shanghai to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Ethiopian ADD X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA / MUC X X X X X X X
Air Mauritius MRU X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Cape Town, 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 Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,275

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,348
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,414
Shanghai to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,332
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,361
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,769
Shanghai to Johannesburg Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, South African, Shenzhen CNY4,352
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,716
Shanghai to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY3,109
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,505
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,302
Shanghai to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen CNY3,990
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,124
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,716
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,637
Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Shanghai, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY3,083
Shanghai to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY3,037
Shanghai to Paris Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,721
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,557
Shanghai to Istanbul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen CNY3,708
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,032
Shanghai to Mauritius Air China, China Southern, Air Mauritius, China Eastern CNY5,936
Shanghai to Toronto Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, WestJet, Shenzhen CNY4,838
Shanghai to Durban Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, South African CNY5,272
Shanghai to Port Elizabeth Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, South African Check Dates
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,663
Shanghai to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan, Shenzhen CNY3,031

Cheap International Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Cape Town Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, South African CNY6,297
Nanjing to Cape Town Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, South African, Shenzhen CNY5,804
Ningbo to Cape Town Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, South African Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa, from CNY825 Round trip from SHA to CPT