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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt, DE, Germany - SHA to FRA

Popular flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt

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 Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CNY5,116
May 10, 2016 May 30, 2016 CNY5,116
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 CNY5,116
Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY5,270
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CNY4,859
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 CNY5,617
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 CNY5,713
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY5,713
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CNY5,424
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 CNY5,424
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 CNY5,424
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY5,424
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY5,424
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY5,270
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 CNY4,269
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 CNY4,269
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 CNY4,269
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY6,438
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CNY4,994
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 CNY5,123
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 CNY5,123
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CNY4,859
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 CNY5,591
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY5,591
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY5,591
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 30, 2016 CNY5,739
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 5, 2016 May 12, 2016 CNY5,745
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CNY5,745
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CNY5,745
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CNY5,745
May 25, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 CNY5,745

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Frankfurt (SHA to FRA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Frankfurt, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY4,301.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt (SHA to FRA)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY5,302 CNY4,410
7-14 days CNY5,302 CNY4,288
14-21 days CNY5,302 CNY4,436
21-30 days CNY5,302 CNY4,455
30-60 days CNY5,270 CNY4,288
60-90 days CNY6,843 CNY5,123
90+ days CNY5,591 CNY4,288

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Frankfurt

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY4,288 CNY4,288 CNY4,269 CNY4,288 CNY4,288 CNY4,423 CNY4,288

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Frankfurt

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 5/16/16 5/26/16 1 CNY4,288
June Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 6/8/16 6/21/16 2 CNY4,269
July Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 7/5/16 7/11/16 2 CNY5,013
August Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 8/29/16 9/8/16 2 CNY4,269
September Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 9/13/16 9/20/16 2 CNY4,269
October Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 10/4/16 10/13/16 2 CNY4,288
November Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 11/11/16 11/29/16 2 CNY4,288
December Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 12/16/16 12/31/16 2 CNY4,288

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

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 Frankfurt.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CNY5,302
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY5,302 CNY5,302
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY5,302 CNY5,694
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY5,694 CNY5,302
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY5,302 CNY5,302
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CNY5,302

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt (SHA to FRA)

Your Shanghai to Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt is CNY5,463.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt is CNY5,463.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Frankfurt
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:45 11:45
Lufthansa 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 13:15 23:40
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:30 00:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt (SHA to FRA)

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 Frankfurt. 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 Frankfurt is CNY10,078.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt is CNY5,437.

Shanghai to Frankfurt Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Frankfurt flight time is 11 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Frankfurt?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Frankfurt is 8854 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
Answer: Lufthansa German Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Frankfurt.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
Answer: Tokyo, JP

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Frankfurt (SHA to FRA)

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

Shanghai to Frankfurt
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Air India DEL X X X X X
Finnair HEL X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Air China - X X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X
China Airlines KHH / TPE X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CSX X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Ethiopian ADD X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
JAL NRT X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa - X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
All Nippon HND X X X X X X X
Austrian VIE X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
Srilankan CMB X X X
Vietnam HAN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Frankfurt, 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 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 CNY4,442
Shanghai to Paris Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,794
Shanghai to Amsterdam Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,538
Shanghai to Munich Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,930
Shanghai to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY4,782
Shanghai to Dusseldorf Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,660
Shanghai to Milan Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,282
Shanghai to Stuttgart Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,564
Shanghai to Cologne - Bonn Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels CNY4,802
Shanghai to Brussels Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,782
Shanghai to Berlin Sichuan, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,821
Shanghai to Prague Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,781
Shanghai to Manchester Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY5,020
Shanghai to Rome Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,743
Shanghai to Hamburg Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,808
Shanghai to Geneva Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY4,378
Shanghai to Copenhagen Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,885
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,252
Shanghai to Vienna Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,007
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 CNY1,541
Shanghai to Istanbul Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen CNY3,775
Shanghai to Barcelona Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,333
Shanghai to Nuremberg Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,879

Cheap International Flights to Frankfurt - FRA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,288
Hangzhou to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels CNY4,288
Wuxi to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air France, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Tap Portugal, Shenzhen CNY4,481
Ningbo to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Shenzhen CNY4,288
Yiwu to Frankfurt Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, SAS Check Dates
Nantong to Frankfurt Sichuan, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Brussels Check Dates
Changzhou to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY5,399
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt, DE, Germany, from CNY665 Round trip from SHA to FRA