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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou, CN, China - SHA to CAN

Popular flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 CNY2,617
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 CNY2,531
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 CNY2,531
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 CNY2,531
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 CNY2,571
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 CNY2,656
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 CNY2,656
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 CNY2,656
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 CNY2,656
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 CNY2,452
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 CNY2,452
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 CNY2,452
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 28, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 CNY4,444
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 CNY2,656
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 CNY2,656
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 CNY2,512
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 CNY2,512
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 28, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 CNY4,168
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 CNY3,333
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 CNY3,333

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Guangzhou (SHA to CAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Guangzhou, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY2,505.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou (SHA to CAN)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY2,452 CNY2,584
7-14 days CNY2,538 CNY2,531
14-21 days CNY2,551 CNY2,571
21-30 days CNY2,452 CNY2,571
30-60 days CNY2,452 CNY2,531
60-90 days CNY2,676 CNY2,643
90+ days CNY2,696 CNY2,544

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Guangzhou

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY2,452 CNY2,577 CNY2,452 CNY2,459 CNY2,452 CNY2,617 CNY2,551

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

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 Guangzhou.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY2,630
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY2,630 CNY2,630
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY2,630
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY2,676
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY2,676 CNY2,735
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CNY2,735

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou (SHA to CAN)

Your Shanghai to Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou is CNY3,839.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou is CNY2,584.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Guangzhou
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 07:25 22:00
Air China 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 12:40 19:55
China Southern 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 08:45 20:50
Shanghai 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 07:30 21:25
Juneyao 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:40 22:40
Hainan 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 11:55 19:30
China Eastern 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 09:30 22:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou (SHA to CAN)

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 Guangzhou. 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 Guangzhou is CNY1,453.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou is CNY3,005.

Shanghai to Guangzhou Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Guangzhou flight time is 2 hours and 37 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Guangzhou?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Guangzhou is 1174 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
Answer: There are 280 direct flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
Answer: China Southern Airlines provides 30% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Guangzhou (SHA to CAN)

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

Shanghai to Guangzhou
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China - X X X X X X X
China Southern - X X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X X X X X
Juneyao - X X X X X X X
Hainan - X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Shenzhen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,433
Shanghai to Guilin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,387
Shanghai to Zhuhai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,821

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,033
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,006
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,499
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,289
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,493
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,407
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,756
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,933
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,558

Cheap Domestic Flights to Guangzhou - CAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,703
Yiwu to Guangzhou Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,360
Ningbo to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,446
Nanjing to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,564
Wuxi to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY2,669
Changzhou to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Zhoushan to Guangzhou Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Hangzhou to Shenzhen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,525
Nanjing to Shenzhen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,998
Ningbo to Shenzhen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY4,405
Wuxi to Shenzhen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY2,781

Cheap International Flights to Guangzhou - CAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,092
Nanjing to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY750
Ningbo to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,171
Wuxi to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,052
Hangzhou to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,105
Yiwu to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY691
Nanjing to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,420
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou, CN, China, from CNY373 Round trip from SHA to CAN