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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka - SHA to CMB Last modified: Jul 25, 2016 1:45 AM

Popular flights from Shanghai to Colombo Last modified: Jul 25, 2016 1:45 AM

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Air China
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Thu 9/22
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Sun 9/25
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CNY2,400
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Thu 9/22
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Thu 9/29
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Fri 9/23
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Fri 9/23
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Tue 10/4
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Sat 9/24
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China Eastern
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Wed 8/31
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CNY3,148
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China Eastern
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China Eastern
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China Eastern
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Mon 9/12
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Srilankan
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Fri 8/26
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Thu 9/1
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CNY3,282
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Srilankan
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Srilankan
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Sichuan
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Sichuan
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Sichuan
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Sichuan
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China Southern
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China Southern
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China Southern
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China Southern
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China Southern
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Shanghai
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Wed 9/14
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Wed 9/28
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CNY8,274
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Mihin Lanka
SHACMB
Tue 11/8
nonstop
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Thu 11/17
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CNY15,887
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Xiamen
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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 CNY2,574.

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 CNY4,605 CNY3,549
7-14 days CNY5,000 CNY4,178
14-21 days CNY4,338 CNY4,171
21-30 days CNY3,516 CNY3,102
30-60 days CNY3,289 CNY2,400
60-90 days CNY3,235 CNY2,400
90+ days CNY2,801 CNY2,901

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
CNY2,701 CNY2,701 CNY2,701 CNY2,400 CNY2,400 CNY2,400 CNY2,701

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
July Shanghai Colombo Srilankan 7/28/16 8/3/16 1 CNY3,549
August Shanghai Colombo Air China 8/26/16 8/30/16 1 CNY2,701
September Shanghai Colombo Air China 9/22/16 9/25/16 1 CNY2,400
October Shanghai Colombo Air China 10/3/16 10/11/16 1 CNY2,901
November Shanghai Colombo Air China 11/7/16 11/15/16 1 CNY2,901
December Shanghai Colombo Air China 12/1/16 12/8/16 1 CNY2,901
January Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 1/12/17 1/14/17 0 CNY3,329
February Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 2/7/17 2/16/17 0 CNY3,302

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 CNY6,731.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Colombo is CNY7,553.

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

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 CNY1,464
Shanghai to Male Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY3,021
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,270
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,012
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY2,126
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,424
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,186
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,879
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,738
Shanghai to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, SpiceJet, Shenzhen CNY3,255
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,364
Shanghai to Bangalore Sichuan, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, India Express, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, SpiceJet, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY4,478
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua CNY2,447
Shanghai to Chennai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, SpiceJet CNY4,231
Shanghai to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, 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 CNY4,318
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua CNY2,928
Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Shanghai, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY3,068
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,224
Shanghai to Delhi Sichuan, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,376
Shanghai to Koh Samui Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Thai, Centurion Cargo CNY3,229
Shanghai to Kochi Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY4,732
Shanghai to Kathmandu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern, Nepal, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,061
Shanghai to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern CNY4,732
Shanghai to Chiang Mai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,818
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,219
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,518
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,925

Cheap International Flights to Colombo - CMB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan CNY3,155
Hangzhou to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan CNY3,041
Ningbo to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan CNY3,416
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka, from CNY2,400 Round trip from SHA to CMB