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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka - SHA to CMB Last modified: Aug 23, 2016 1:44 AM

Popular flights from Shanghai to Colombo Last modified: Aug 23, 2016 1:44 AM

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
SHACMB
Fri 9/23
1 stop
CMBSHA
Tue 9/27
1 stop
CN¥2,677
Select
China Eastern
SHACMB
Thu 10/20
nonstop
CMBSHA
Sun 10/30
nonstop
CN¥3,171
Select
China Eastern
SHACMB
Thu 10/20
nonstop
CMBSHA
Mon 10/31
nonstop
CN¥3,171
Select
China Eastern
SHACMB
Thu 10/27
nonstop
CMBSHA
Mon 10/31
nonstop
CN¥3,171
Select
China Eastern
SHACMB
Sun 10/30
nonstop
CMBSHA
Mon 11/14
nonstop
CN¥3,171
Select
China Eastern
SHACMB
Mon 10/31
nonstop
CMBSHA
Mon 11/7
nonstop
CN¥3,171
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Srilankan
SHACMB
Tue 9/13
1 stop
CMBSHA
Thu 9/22
1 stop
CN¥3,458
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Srilankan
SHACMB
Thu 9/15
1 stop
CMBSHA
Fri 9/23
1 stop
CN¥3,458
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Shanghai
SHACMB
Wed 10/19
1 stop
CMBSHA
Tue 10/25
1 stop
CN¥4,206
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Sichuan
SHACMB
Tue 11/1
1 stop
CMBSHA
Tue 11/8
1 stop
CN¥4,219
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China Southern
SHACMB
Thu 9/15
2 stops
CMBSHA
Thu 9/22
2 stops
CN¥4,559
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Shenzhen
SHACMB
Tue 9/27
1 stop
CMBSHA
Tue 10/11
1 stop
CN¥9,318
Select
Mihin Lanka
SHACMB
Thu 9/22
1 stop
CMBSHA
Sun 10/2
1 stop
CN¥9,706
Select
Mihin Lanka
SHACMB
Thu 9/22
2 stops
CMBSHA
Sun 10/2
2 stops
CN¥9,706
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Colombo (SHA to CMB)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Colombo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥2,730.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Colombo (SHA to CMB)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CN¥3,578 CN¥2,991
7-14 days CN¥3,531 CN¥2,951
14-21 days CN¥3,365 CN¥2,917
21-30 days CN¥3,365 CN¥2,684
30-60 days CN¥3,171 CN¥2,677
60-90 days CN¥3,171 CN¥2,871
90+ days CN¥2,804 CN¥2,871

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Colombo

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥2,717 CN¥2,717 CN¥2,684 CN¥2,717 CN¥2,677 CN¥2,717 CN¥2,884

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Colombo

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Shanghai Colombo Air China 8/26/16 9/1/16 1 CN¥2,991
September Shanghai Colombo Air China 9/23/16 9/27/16 1 CN¥2,677
October Shanghai Colombo Air China 10/23/16 10/25/16 1 CN¥2,884
November Shanghai Colombo Air China 11/11/16 11/17/16 1 CN¥2,871
December Shanghai Colombo Air China 12/9/16 12/13/16 1 CN¥2,871
January Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 1/20/17 1/27/17 0 CN¥3,304
February Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 2/17/17 2/26/17 0 CN¥3,218
March Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 3/1/17 3/5/17 0 CN¥2,804

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

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 Colombo.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CN¥4,546
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CN¥4,546 CN¥7,783
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
CN¥7,783 CN¥3,545
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
CN¥3,545 CN¥3,985
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
CN¥3,985 CN¥3,545
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
CN¥3,545

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Colombo (SHA to CMB)

Your Shanghai to Colombo 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 Colombo is CN¥5,487.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Colombo is CN¥7,376.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Colombo
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 14:05 14:05
Srilankan 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 01:10 01:10

Shanghai to Colombo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Colombo?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Colombo flight time is 7 hours and 19 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Colombo?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Colombo is 5095 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Colombo?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Shanghai to Colombo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Colombo?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Colombo?
Answer: Chengdu, CN

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Colombo (SHA to CMB) Number of flights searched: 141Last modified: Aug 23, 2016 1:44 AM

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

Shanghai to Colombo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air India DEL X X X X X
Air China CTU X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB / MLE X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X
Malaysia KUL X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X
China Eastern KMG X X X X X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X X X
Srilankan - X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Colombo, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

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, Centurion Cargo, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CN¥1,816
Shanghai to Male Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Capital Airlines, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥3,037
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥1,249
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CN¥1,996
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Thai, Centurion Cargo, Mesaba, Shenzhen CN¥2,110
Shanghai to Manila Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CN¥1,409
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, West Air, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen CN¥2,277
Shanghai to Seoul Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥1,836
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CN¥1,789
Shanghai to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, SpiceJet CN¥3,545
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥1,215
Shanghai to Bangalore Sichuan, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern CN¥3,965
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥2,430
Shanghai to Chennai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern, SpiceJet CN¥3,705
Shanghai to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CN¥4,025
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CN¥2,724
Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Shanghai, flydubai, China Eastern, Shenzhen CN¥2,984
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CN¥1,282
Shanghai to Delhi Sichuan, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥3,231
Shanghai to Koh Samui Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Thai, Centurion Cargo, Mesaba, Shenzhen CN¥3,672
Shanghai to Kochi Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern CN¥4,232
Shanghai to Kathmandu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, China Eastern, Nepal, Shenzhen CN¥3,037
Shanghai to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, Air India, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern CN¥4,199
Shanghai to Chiang Mai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CN¥1,803
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CN¥2,196
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CN¥1,489
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Vietjet, Vietnam, Xinhua, Shenzhen CN¥1,869

Cheap International Flights to Colombo - CMB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Srilankan CN¥3,164
Hangzhou to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Srilankan, Shenzhen CN¥3,158
Ningbo to Colombo Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Srilankan CN¥3,164
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka, from CN¥2,677 Round trip from SHA to CMB