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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - SHA to IST

Popular flights from Shanghai to Istanbul

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 14, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 CNY5,503
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 20, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 CNY4,681
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 CNY4,681
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 CNY3,682
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 CNY3,682
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 CNY3,682
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 CNY3,682
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 CNY3,682
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 CNY7,041

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Istanbul (SHA to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY3,688.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Istanbul (SHA to IST)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY7,153 CNY5,299
7-14 days CNY7,153 CNY4,681
14-21 days CNY7,153 CNY3,682
21-30 days CNY7,041 CNY3,682
30-60 days CNY7,041 CNY3,682
60-90 days CNY7,337 CNY3,682
90+ days CNY7,153 CNY3,682

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Istanbul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY3,728 CNY3,682 CNY3,682 CNY3,682 CNY3,695 CNY3,682 CNY3,682

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Istanbul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 2/29/16 3/12/16 2 CNY3,728
March Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 3/1/16 3/10/16 1 CNY3,682
April Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 4/5/16 4/14/16 1 CNY3,682
May Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 5/1/16 5/5/16 1 CNY3,682
June Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 6/1/16 6/9/16 1 CNY3,682
July Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 7/1/16 7/18/16 1 CNY3,682
August Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 8/21/16 9/5/16 1 CNY5,785
September Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 9/3/16 9/10/16 1 CNY5,785

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

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 Istanbul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY8,770
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY8,770 CNY7,337
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY7,337 CNY7,153
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY7,153 CNY7,337
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY7,337 CNY7,337
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CNY7,337

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul (SHA to IST)

Your Shanghai to Istanbul 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 Istanbul is CNY8,237.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Istanbul is CNY8,093.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 23:10 23:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul (SHA to IST)

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 Istanbul. 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 Istanbul is CNY4,845.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Istanbul is CNY5,443.

Shanghai to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Istanbul flight time is 12 hours.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Istanbul is 8027 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: Doha, QA

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Istanbul (SHA to IST)

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

Shanghai to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
China Southern URC X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH 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 FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC / FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH 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
Turkish - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Istanbul, 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 Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,300
Shanghai to Athens Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,240
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 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 Paris Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,701
Shanghai to Bucharest Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,358
Shanghai to Moscow Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, S7, Aeroflot, Ural, Shenzhen CNY2,157
Shanghai to Rome Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,603
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,756
Shanghai to Amsterdam Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,240
Shanghai to Milan Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,925
Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Shanghai, flydubai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY3,057
Shanghai to Munich Sichuan, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,997
Shanghai to Ankara Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Turkish CNY6,916
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 Sofia Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY5,522
Shanghai to Tel Aviv - Yafo Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Arkia, El Al, China Eastern CNY3,859
Shanghai to Kiev Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, UIA CNY4,609
Shanghai to Zurich Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY4,286
Shanghai to Vienna Sichuan, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,655
Shanghai to Budapest Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,208
Shanghai to Varna Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight Check Dates
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,295
Shanghai to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen CNY3,951
Shanghai to Barcelona Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,181

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Istanbul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish CNY3,701
Nanjing to Istanbul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen CNY3,701
Yiwu to Istanbul Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates
Ningbo to Istanbul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen CNY7,711
Wuxi to Istanbul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish CNY6,357
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from CNY560 Round trip from SHA to IST