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Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: Jan 16, 2017 2:56 -05:00

Shanghai to Cape Town Last modified: Jan 16, 2017 2:56 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 25,091,469,357 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. Turkish & Ethiopian frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Turkish
SHACPT
Mon 2/13
2 stops
CPTSHA
Mon 2/20
2 stops
CN¥4,665
Ethiopian
SHACPT
Sat 4/8
1 stop
CPTSHA
Sat 4/15
1 stop
CN¥5,024
South African
SHACPT
Tue 2/7
2 stops
CPTSHA
Tue 2/14
2 stops
CN¥5,320
Air China
SHACPT
Tue 2/14
2 stops
CPTSHA
Tue 2/21
2 stops
CN¥5,555
Emirates
SHACPT
Wed 4/26
1 stop
CPTSHA
Tue 5/9
1 stop
CN¥6,963
Air Mauritius
SHACPT
Mon 5/1
1 stop
CPTSHA
Sun 5/7
1 stop
CN¥7,660

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Cape Town? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 CN¥5,072.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 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 Cape Town? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥0 CN¥5,493
7-14 days CN¥0 CN¥6,487
14-21 days CN¥0 CN¥5,969
21-30 days CN¥0 CN¥4,665
30-60 days CN¥0 CN¥5,162
60-90 days CN¥0 CN¥5,024
90+ days CN¥0 CN¥5,024

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 25,098,670,642 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Cape Town is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥4,665 CN¥4,810 CN¥5,162 CN¥5,162 CN¥5,493 CN¥5,024 CN¥5,182

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Cape Town by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 1/21/17 1/28/17 2 CN¥5,493
February Shanghai Cape Town Turkish 2/13/17 2/20/17 2 CN¥4,665
March Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 3/2/17 3/9/17 1 CN¥5,162
April Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 4/8/17 4/15/17 1 CN¥5,024
May Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 5/28/17 6/11/17 1 CN¥5,100
June Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 6/13/17 6/27/17 1 CN¥5,024
July Shanghai Cape Town South African 7/11/17 7/25/17 2 CN¥6,887
August Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 8/7/17 8/21/17 2 CN¥5,790

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CN¥10,668
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CN¥10,668

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Cape Town is CN¥5,755.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Cape Town is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Cape Town is CN¥5,348.

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: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Cape Town Last modified: Jan 16, 2017 2:56 -05:00Number of routes searched: 17Number of itineraries searched: 9,246

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Cape Town. 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 Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Air Mauritius MRU
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
Ethiopian ADD / JNB
Lufthansa FRA / MUC
Lufthansa MUC / FRA
Air Mauritius MRU / DUR
Singapore SIN / JNB

Shanghai to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Cape Town. 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 Last modified: Jan 16, 2017 2:56 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

FlightsLowest Price
Shanghai to BeijingCN¥2,278

Cheap International Flights to Cape Town - CPT Last modified: Jan 16, 2017 2:56 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town