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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka - SHA to CMB Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:45 PM

Popular flights from Shanghai to Colombo Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:45 PM

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.

China Eastern
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Thu 9/15
nonstop
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Sat 9/24
nonstop
CNY2,817
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China Eastern
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Sat 9/17
nonstop
CMBSHA
Sat 9/24
nonstop
CNY2,817
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China Eastern
SHACMB
Tue 9/20
nonstop
CMBSHA
Tue 9/27
nonstop
CNY2,817
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Air China
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Fri 9/30
1 stop
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Tue 10/4
1 stop
CNY3,196
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Air China
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Sun 10/2
1 stop
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Sat 10/15
1 stop
CNY3,196
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Srilankan
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Tue 8/23
nonstop
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Thu 9/1
nonstop
CNY3,542
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Srilankan
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Thu 8/25
nonstop
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Thu 9/1
nonstop
CNY3,542
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Srilankan
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Thu 8/25
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CMBSHA
Wed 8/31
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CNY3,542
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Srilankan
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Thu 8/25
nonstop
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Thu 9/8
nonstop
CNY3,542
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Srilankan
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Fri 8/26
nonstop
CMBSHA
Fri 9/9
nonstop
CNY3,542
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Shanghai
SHACMB
Wed 9/7
2 stops
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Tue 9/13
2 stops
CNY4,061
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China Southern
SHACMB
Tue 8/30
2 stops
CMBSHA
Wed 9/7
2 stops
CNY4,527
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Sichuan
SHACMB
Tue 8/30
1 stop
CMBSHA
Thu 9/8
1 stop
CNY4,587
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Mihin Lanka
SHACMB
Fri 9/9
nonstop
CMBSHA
Mon 9/19
nonstop
CNY16,291
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Xiamen
SHACMB
Sat 10/1
2 stops
CMBSHA
Wed 10/5
2 stops
CNY23,880
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Xiamen
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Sat 10/1
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Tue 10/4
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CNY23,880
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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 CNY2,850.

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 CNY6,325 CNY4,474
7-14 days CNY3,882 CNY3,915
14-21 days CNY5,699 CNY4,274
21-30 days CNY4,740 CNY4,035
30-60 days CNY3,389 CNY3,183
60-90 days CNY2,817 CNY2,850
90+ days CNY2,817 CNY3,196

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
CNY2,870 CNY2,817 CNY2,870 CNY2,817 CNY2,883 CNY2,817 CNY2,870

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
June Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 6/30/16 7/15/16 1 CNY12,103
July Shanghai Colombo Srilankan 7/7/16 7/14/16 0 CNY3,882
August Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 8/28/16 9/8/16 1 CNY2,870
September Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 9/15/16 9/24/16 0 CNY2,817
October Shanghai Colombo Air China 10/2/16 10/15/16 1 CNY3,196
November Shanghai Colombo Air China 11/8/16 11/15/16 1 CNY3,196
December Shanghai Colombo Air China 12/1/16 12/10/16 1 CNY3,269
January Shanghai Colombo China Eastern 1/14/17 1/22/17 2 CNY3,296

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 CNY3,675.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Colombo is CNY7,710.

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 CNY5,932.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Colombo is CNY5,832.

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.

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, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,618
Shanghai to Male Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY3,236
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,991
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,951
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,998
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,558
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,177
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,838
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,718
Shanghai to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, SpiceJet, Shenzhen CNY3,156
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,339
Shanghai to Bangalore Sichuan, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, SpiceJet CNY4,514
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong CNY2,757
Shanghai to Chennai Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, SpiceJet CNY4,235
Shanghai to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,481
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY2,770
Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Shanghai, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY3,083
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 CNY1,205
Shanghai to Delhi Sichuan, Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, SpiceJet, Shenzhen CNY3,389
Shanghai to Koh Samui Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY3,276
Shanghai to Kochi Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY4,760
Shanghai to Kathmandu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Nepal, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,749
Shanghai to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern CNY4,760
Shanghai to Chiang Mai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,785
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,277
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,205
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,938

Cheap International Flights to Colombo - CMB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Srilankan, Xinhua CNY2,883
Hangzhou to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Srilankan CNY2,817
Ningbo to Colombo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Srilankan CNY2,976
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka, from CNY2,817 Round trip from SHA to CMB