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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka - SHA to CMB Last modified: 2016-5-27 下午7:44

Popular flights from Shanghai to Colombo Last modified: 2016-5-27 下午7:44

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
2016-8-21 2016-8-25 ¥3,396
2016-8-21 2016-9-1 ¥3,396
2016-8-21 2016-8-27 ¥3,396
2016-8-24 2016-8-30 ¥3,396
2016-8-24 2016-8-28 ¥3,396
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-30 2016-9-6 ¥2,701
2016-8-30 2016-9-8 ¥2,701
2016-9-3 2016-9-10 ¥2,701
2016-9-6 2016-9-13 ¥2,701
2016-9-13 2016-9-24 ¥2,701
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-8 2016-9-15 ¥4,471
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-15 2016-9-29 ¥15,734
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-7-9 2016-7-16 ¥11,381
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-4 2016-6-14 ¥3,239
2016-6-18 2016-7-2 ¥3,239
2016-6-19 2016-7-2 ¥3,239

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 ¥3,259.

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 ¥3,481 ¥3,363
7-14 days ¥3,318 ¥3,239
14-21 days ¥3,318 ¥3,291
21-30 days ¥3,252 ¥3,239
30-60 days ¥3,875 ¥3,291
60-90 days ¥3,193 ¥3,239
90+ days ¥2,701 ¥2,747

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
¥3,291 ¥3,285 ¥3,239 ¥3,193 ¥3,291 ¥3,239 ¥3,239

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
May Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 16-5-30 16-6-2 1 ¥3,363
June Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 16-6-18 16-6-30 1 ¥3,239
July Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 16-7-26 16-8-2 1 ¥3,291
August Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 16-8-30 16-9-6 0 ¥2,701
September Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 16-9-3 16-9-10 0 ¥2,701
October Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 16-10-13 16-10-20 0 ¥3,193
November Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 16-11-1 16-11-13 1 ¥3,291
December Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 16-12-6 16-12-15 1 ¥3,291

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
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
¥3,357
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
¥3,357
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
¥4,478
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
¥4,478 ¥3,934
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
¥3,934

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 ¥5,192.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Colombo is ¥7,500.

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

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Colombo (SHA to CMB)

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 Colombo. 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 Colombo is ¥6,346.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Colombo is ¥6,949.

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: 134Last modified: 2016-5-27 下午7:45

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, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,502
Shanghai to Male Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Mega Maldives, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥3,160
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,423
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,751
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Lucky Air, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,947
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen ¥1,325
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen ¥2,164
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen ¥1,790
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen ¥1,659
Shanghai to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong ¥3,154
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,285
Shanghai to Bangalore Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen ¥4,071
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,787
Shanghai to Chennai Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, China Eastern ¥3,822
Shanghai to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,268
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,623
Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Shanghai, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,996
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Spring, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen ¥1,056
Shanghai to Delhi Sichuan, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥3,259
Shanghai to Koh Samui Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen ¥3,370
Shanghai to Kochi Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥4,366
Shanghai to Kathmandu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern, Nepal, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥3,219
Shanghai to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern ¥4,668
Shanghai to Chiang Mai Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen ¥1,928
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,177
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,174
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,895

Cheap International Flights to Colombo - CMB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan, Xinhua ¥2,721
Hangzhou to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan, Shenzhen ¥2,701
Ningbo to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan ¥2,747
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka, from ¥412 Round trip from SHA to CMB