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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chengdu, CN, China - SHA to CTU

Popular flights from Shanghai to Chengdu

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 8, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 CNY3,372
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 CNY3,372
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 CNY3,372
Mar 24, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 CNY3,372
Mar 26, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 CNY3,372
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 28, 2016 May 3, 2016 CNY2,715
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 28, 2016 May 3, 2016 CNY3,405
May 14, 2016 May 15, 2016 CNY3,405
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 28, 2016 May 3, 2016 CNY5,837
May 14, 2016 May 15, 2016 CNY5,837
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 21, 2016 CNY3,188
May 18, 2016 May 21, 2016 CNY3,188
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 28, 2016 May 3, 2016 CNY4,102
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 28, 2016 May 3, 2016 CNY2,715
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 CNY3,208
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 CNY2,472
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 CNY2,472
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 CNY4,293

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Chengdu (SHA to CTU)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Chengdu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY2,590.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Chengdu (SHA to CTU)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to Chengdu 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 Chengdu

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY2,538 CNY3,596
7-14 days CNY2,472 CNY2,919
14-21 days CNY2,538 CNY2,958
21-30 days CNY2,472 CNY2,853
30-60 days CNY2,472 CNY2,761
60-90 days CNY2,538 CNY2,715
90+ days CNY2,814 CNY2,741

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Chengdu

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY2,511 CNY2,538 CNY2,518 CNY2,564 CNY2,472 CNY2,472 CNY3,063

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Chengdu

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Chengdu Sichuan 2/19/16 2/22/16 0 CNY2,472
March Shanghai Chengdu Sichuan 3/12/16 3/19/16 0 CNY2,472
April Shanghai Chengdu Sichuan 4/16/16 4/20/16 0 CNY2,538
May Shanghai Chengdu Shanghai 5/11/16 5/13/16 1 CNY2,741
June Shanghai Chengdu Sichuan 6/3/16 6/6/16 0 CNY2,925
July Shanghai Chengdu Air China 7/14/16 7/28/16 0 CNY3,510
September Shanghai Chengdu Air China 9/23/16 9/27/16 0 CNY3,655
October Shanghai Chengdu Shanghai 10/7/16 10/10/16 1 CNY3,162

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

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 Chengdu.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY2,472
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY2,472 CNY3,293
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY3,293 CNY2,538
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY2,538 CNY2,518
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY2,518 CNY3,293
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CNY3,293

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Chengdu (SHA to CTU)

Your Shanghai to Chengdu 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 Chengdu is CNY3,701.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Chengdu is CNY3,228.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Chengdu
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Sichuan 4 3 3 4 4 3 4 09:55 19:45
Spring 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:05 17:05
Air China 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 07:45 21:20
China Southern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:05 16:45
Chengdu 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:25 20:25
Shanghai 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:05 15:05
Juneyao 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:20 08:20
China Eastern 12 10 11 11 11 11 11 08:00 21:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Chengdu (SHA to CTU)

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 Chengdu. 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 Chengdu is CNY1,893.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Chengdu is CNY3,570.

Shanghai to Chengdu Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Chengdu?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Chengdu flight time is 3 hours and 32 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Chengdu?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Chengdu is 1659 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Chengdu?
Answer: There are 199 direct flights from Shanghai to Chengdu.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Chengdu?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 38% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Chengdu.

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Chengdu (SHA to CTU)

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

Shanghai to Chengdu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Sichuan - X X X X X X X
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
China Eastern - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Chengdu, 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 Chongqing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,248
Shanghai to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,275
Shanghai to Guilin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,452
Shanghai to Kunming Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,275
Shanghai to Lijiang Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,557
Shanghai to Mianyang Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY3,399

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 CNY1,407
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,769
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,295
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 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 Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,013
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,939
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,631
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 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 Chiang Mai Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,723
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,110
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,525
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,939

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chengdu - CTU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,360
Hangzhou to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,373
Ningbo to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,465
Wuxi to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY2,419
Changzhou to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Yiwu to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Yancheng to Chengdu Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Chengdu - CTU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,098
Nanjing to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY756
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chengdu, CN, China, from CNY376 Round trip from SHA to CTU