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

Popular flights from Shanghai to Chengdu

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
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY3,451
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY3,451
Jun 24, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 CNY3,451
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 CNY3,451
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 CNY2,632
Jun 25, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 CNY2,632
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 CNY3,510
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 CNY5,934
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY3,237
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY3,237
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY3,237
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY3,237
Jun 26, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 CNY3,237
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 CNY5,082
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 CNY2,632
Jun 25, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 CNY2,632
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,269
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,269
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY3,269
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY3,269
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY3,269
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY2,548
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY2,548
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 CNY2,548
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 CNY4,472
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CNY4,472

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 CNY2,697.

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 CNY0 CNY0
7-14 days CNY2,561 CNY2,905
14-21 days CNY2,580 CNY2,931
21-30 days CNY2,580 CNY2,931
30-60 days CNY2,548 CNY2,632
60-90 days CNY3,347 CNY2,879
90+ days CNY3,081 CNY2,899

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
CNY2,548 CNY3,497 CNY2,548 CNY2,574 CNY2,580 CNY2,574 CNY2,574

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
May Shanghai Chengdu Sichuan 5/11/16 5/13/16 0 CNY2,561
June Shanghai Chengdu Sichuan 6/6/16 6/7/16 0 CNY2,548
July Shanghai Chengdu Shanghai 7/20/16 7/24/16 1 CNY2,879
August Shanghai Chengdu Shanghai 8/29/16 9/6/16 1 CNY3,061
September Shanghai Chengdu Shanghai 9/8/16 9/15/16 1 CNY2,899
October Shanghai Chengdu China Eastern 10/10/16 10/13/16 1 CNY2,905
November Shanghai Chengdu Sichuan 11/20/16 11/25/16 1 CNY3,529
January Shanghai Chengdu Air China 1/25/17 2/5/17 0 CNY3,601

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY2,580
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY2,580 CNY2,580
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY2,580 CNY3,438
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY3,438 CNY2,580
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CNY2,580

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 CNY3,809.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Chengdu is CNY3,295.

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 19:40
Spring 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:15 09:15
Air China 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 07:10 21:00
China Southern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:30 13:30
Chengdu 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:40 21:40
Shanghai 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:05 15:05
Juneyao 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:40 08:40
China Eastern 12 11 11 11 11 10 10 08:00 21:05

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 CNY2,061.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Chengdu is CNY3,731.

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 22 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 190 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 CNY2,269
Shanghai to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, China United, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,321
Shanghai to Guilin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,626
Shanghai to Kunming Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,308
Shanghai to Lijiang Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,554
Shanghai to Mianyang Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,516

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
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 CNY1,697
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,404
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,827
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 CNY1,398
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,274
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,060
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,196
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,924
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,671
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,944
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,976
Shanghai to Chiang Mai Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,944
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,184
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 CNY1,586
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,204

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chengdu - CTU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,379
Hangzhou to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,464
Ningbo to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Wuxi to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Changzhou to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Yiwu to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Yancheng to Chengdu Sichuan, 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 CNY1,086
Nanjing to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY793
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chengdu, CN, China, from CNY392 Round trip from SHA to CTU