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Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AM

Shanghai to Cape Town Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Shanghai to Cape Town. Ethiopian & Turkish frequently offer the best deals on Shanghai to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Ethiopian
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Fri 11/4
2 stops
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Mon 11/14
2 stops
CN¥5,069
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Turkish
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Wed 11/16
1 stop
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Wed 11/23
1 stop
CN¥5,116
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Turkish
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Sun 11/20
1 stop
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Tue 11/29
1 stop
CN¥5,116
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Turkish
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Tue 11/29
1 stop
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Wed 12/7
1 stop
CN¥5,116
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Turkish
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Mon 12/5
1 stop
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Sun 12/18
1 stop
CN¥5,116
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Turkish
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Fri 1/13
1 stop
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Tue 1/24
1 stop
CN¥5,116
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British Airways
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Sat 12/24
2 stops
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Wed 1/4
2 stops
CN¥6,617
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Air Mauritius
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Mon 12/5
1 stop
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Sun 12/18
1 stop
CN¥6,964
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Emirates
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Tue 10/11
1 stop
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Fri 10/28
1 stop
CN¥7,451
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Emirates
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Tue 10/11
1 stop
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Tue 10/18
1 stop
CN¥7,451
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Emirates
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Wed 10/26
1 stop
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Tue 11/8
1 stop
CN¥7,451
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Emirates
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Wed 10/26
1 stop
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Sun 10/30
1 stop
CN¥7,451
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Emirates
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Fri 10/28
1 stop
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Tue 11/1
1 stop
CN¥7,451
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Air China
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Sat 10/1
2 stops
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Wed 10/5
2 stops
CN¥8,224
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Qatar
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Tue 11/1
2 stops
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Sat 11/12
2 stops
CN¥8,331
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Qatar
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Wed 11/9
2 stops
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Mon 11/21
2 stops
CN¥8,331
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Qatar
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Mon 11/14
2 stops
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Sun 11/27
2 stops
CN¥8,331
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Qatar
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Sun 11/20
2 stops
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Tue 11/29
2 stops
CN¥8,331
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Etihad
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Fri 10/21
2 stops
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Wed 10/26
2 stops
CN¥9,565
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Lufthansa
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Sat 1/21
2 stops
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Sat 2/4
2 stops
CN¥10,579
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KLM
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Thu 11/10
1 stop
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Tue 11/22
1 stop
CN¥10,619
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Air France
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Sun 11/20
2 stops
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Tue 11/29
2 stops
CN¥10,772
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Swiss
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Mon 1/16
1 stop
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Mon 1/23
1 stop
CN¥10,792
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Kenya
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Tue 10/11
3 stops
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Fri 10/28
3 stops
CN¥11,299
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Singapore
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Wed 1/25
3 stops
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Fri 2/3
3 stops
CN¥21,457
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Finnair
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Fri 10/21
2 stops
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Wed 10/26
2 stops
CN¥47,875
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How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Cape Town?

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¥5,089.

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 thinking 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?

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¥5,109
7-14 days CN¥0 CN¥5,997
14-21 days CN¥0 CN¥5,109
21-30 days CN¥0 CN¥5,083
30-60 days CN¥0 CN¥5,069
60-90 days CN¥0 CN¥5,116
90+ days CN¥0 CN¥5,083

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Cape Town

We've examined 25,724,431,429 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 Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥5,109 CN¥5,083 CN¥5,083 CN¥5,083 CN¥5,069 CN¥5,083 CN¥5,083

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Cape Town 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 Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 9/30/16 10/3/16 2 CN¥6,850
October Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 10/26/16 11/8/16 1 CN¥5,083
November Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 11/4/16 11/14/16 2 CN¥5,069
December Shanghai Cape Town Turkish 12/5/16 12/18/16 1 CN¥5,116
January Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 1/19/17 1/27/17 1 CN¥5,083
February Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 2/10/17 2/19/17 2 CN¥5,083
March Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 3/1/17 3/9/17 2 CN¥5,083
April Shanghai Cape Town Ethiopian 4/5/17 4/12/17 2 CN¥5,083

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town

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
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥6,010
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
CN¥6,010 CN¥6,010
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CN¥6,010

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town

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¥13,433.

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

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¥13,433.

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: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AMNumber of routes searched: 18Number of itineraries searched: 17,708

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
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Turkish IST
Qatar DOH
KLM AMS
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Lufthansa FRA / MUC
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Ethiopian ADD / JNB
Lufthansa FRA
Singapore SIN
Lufthansa MUC / FRA
Air Mauritius MRU
Singapore SIN / JNB
Turkish IST / DUR
Turkish IST / 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

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Shanghai to Beijing Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥2,348

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air Macau, Asiana, Philippine, Thai, Srilankan, Vietnam, Mesaba, Shenzhen CN¥1,354
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¥1,281
Flights from Shanghai to London Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, SAS, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic CN¥3,569
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¥1,501
Flights from Shanghai to Seoul Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Shenzhen CN¥1,781
Flights from Shanghai to Johannesburg Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Swiss, Air Mauritius, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, South African, Singapore, Turkish CN¥4,749
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¥1,675
Flights from Shanghai to Sydney Sichuan, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Hainan, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam CN¥2,682
Flights from Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Royal Brunei, EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, Hong Kong, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai CN¥2,455
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, Singapore, Thai CN¥1,101
Flights from Shanghai to New York American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Aeroflot, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic CN¥3,849
Flights from Shanghai to Singapore Sichuan, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Shenzhen CN¥1,801
Flights from Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Asiana, Singapore, Thai, Shenzhen CN¥1,775
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¥1,641
Flights from Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air France, Air India, Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Qatar, Singapore, Thai CN¥2,668
Flights from Shanghai to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Hainan, JAL, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam CN¥2,668
Flights from Shanghai to Paris Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Aeroflot, Turkish, Srilankan CN¥3,562
Flights from Shanghai to Jakarta Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan CN¥2,408
Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish CN¥3,269
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¥948
Flights from Shanghai to Mauritius Air France, British Airways, Emirates, Hong Kong, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Air Mauritius, Austrian, Turkish CN¥5,636
Flights from Shanghai to Toronto American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic CN¥4,049
Flights from Shanghai to Durban Air France, British Airways, Air China, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Qatar, Turkish CN¥5,743
Flights from Shanghai to Port Elizabeth British Airways, Qatar CN¥8,024
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¥1,254
Flights from Shanghai to Colombo Air China, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan CN¥2,608

Cheap International Flights to Cape Town - CPT

Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Cape Town