Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.

Flights
Hotels
Round-trip
One-way
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Did you mean flights from Istanbul to Shanghai?

Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul, Turkey Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AM

Shanghai to Istanbul Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Shanghai to Istanbul. Aeroflot & Lufthansa frequently offer the best deals on Shanghai to Istanbul flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Aeroflot
SHAIST
Sun 11/20
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 11/25
1 stop
CN¥3,269
Select
Lufthansa
SHAIST
Sun 10/9
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 10/19
1 stop
CN¥5,083
Select
Swiss
SHAIST
Wed 10/12
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 10/19
1 stop
CN¥5,109
Select
Swiss
SHAIST
Thu 10/20
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 11/3
1 stop
CN¥5,109
Select
Air China
SHAIST
Wed 10/19
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 11/3
1 stop
CN¥5,376
Select
Air China
SHAIST
Thu 10/20
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 11/3
1 stop
CN¥5,376
Select
Air China
SHAIST
Mon 10/31
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 11/11
1 stop
CN¥5,376
Select
Air China
SHAIST
Wed 11/2
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 11/9
1 stop
CN¥5,376
Select
Air China
SHAIST
Thu 11/3
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sun 11/13
1 stop
CN¥5,376
Select
Etihad
SHAIST
Mon 11/21
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 11/25
1 stop
CN¥5,396
Select
Turkish
SHAIST
Wed 10/26
nonstop
ISTSHA
Thu 11/3
nonstop
CN¥5,463
Select
Turkish
SHAIST
Tue 11/1
nonstop
ISTSHA
Wed 11/9
nonstop
CN¥5,463
Select
Turkish
SHAIST
Tue 11/1
nonstop
ISTSHA
Thu 11/10
nonstop
CN¥5,463
Select
Turkish
SHAIST
Tue 11/1
nonstop
ISTSHA
Fri 11/11
nonstop
CN¥5,463
Select
Turkish
SHAIST
Tue 11/1
nonstop
ISTSHA
Wed 11/16
nonstop
CN¥5,463
Select
Korean
SHAIST
Sun 11/20
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 11/25
1 stop
CN¥5,750
Select
British Airways
SHAIST
Mon 1/23
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 2/1
1 stop
CN¥5,770
Select
Qatar
SHAIST
Sun 11/20
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 11/25
1 stop
CN¥5,963
Select
Qatar
SHAIST
Mon 11/21
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 11/25
1 stop
CN¥5,963
Select
Alitalia
SHAIST
Thu 11/17
2 stops
ISTSHA
Tue 11/29
2 stops
CN¥5,997
Select
Alitalia
SHAIST
Mon 12/5
2 stops
ISTSHA
Thu 12/8
2 stops
CN¥5,997
Select
Alitalia
SHAIST
Tue 12/6
2 stops
ISTSHA
Thu 12/15
2 stops
CN¥5,997
Select
Alitalia
SHAIST
Tue 12/20
2 stops
ISTSHA
Thu 1/5
2 stops
CN¥5,997
Select
KLM
SHAIST
Sun 10/9
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 10/19
1 stop
CN¥6,410
Select
Air France
SHAIST
Thu 10/6
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 10/13
1 stop
CN¥6,457
Select
Air France
SHAIST
Thu 10/20
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 11/3
1 stop
CN¥6,457
Select
Emirates
SHAIST
Tue 11/8
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sun 11/20
1 stop
CN¥6,770
Select
China Southern
SHAIST
Mon 11/14
2 stops
ISTSHA
Sat 11/26
2 stops
CN¥7,170
Select
Asiana
SHAIST
Fri 11/4
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sat 11/12
1 stop
CN¥7,384
Select
Asiana
SHAIST
Mon 11/7
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 11/15
1 stop
CN¥7,384
Select
Asiana
SHAIST
Mon 11/7
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sat 11/19
1 stop
CN¥7,384
Select
Asiana
SHAIST
Fri 11/11
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 11/15
1 stop
CN¥7,384
Select
Asiana
SHAIST
Mon 11/14
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sat 11/19
1 stop
CN¥7,384
Select
Philippine
SHAIST
Fri 10/14
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 10/26
1 stop
CN¥11,806
Select
EVA Air
SHAIST
Mon 10/10
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 10/18
1 stop
CN¥18,629
Select
Air India
SHAIST
Sat 10/1
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sat 10/8
1 stop
CN¥18,936
Select
SAS
SHAIST
Sat 10/8
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 10/18
1 stop
CN¥19,729
Select
SAS
SHAIST
Sat 10/8
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 10/19
1 stop
CN¥19,729
Select
Thai
SHAIST
Tue 10/4
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sat 10/22
1 stop
CN¥20,270
Select
Thai
SHAIST
Wed 10/5
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 10/13
1 stop
CN¥20,270
Select
Thai
SHAIST
Thu 10/6
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 10/13
1 stop
CN¥20,270
Select
Thai
SHAIST
Thu 10/6
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 10/14
1 stop
CN¥20,270
Select
Thai
SHAIST
Sat 10/8
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 10/18
1 stop
CN¥20,270
Select
Ethiopian
SHAIST
Tue 10/4
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sat 10/22
1 stop
CN¥22,004
Select
Ethiopian
SHAIST
Wed 10/5
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 10/13
1 stop
CN¥22,004
Select
Ethiopian
SHAIST
Thu 10/6
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 10/13
1 stop
CN¥22,004
Select
Ethiopian
SHAIST
Thu 10/6
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 10/14
1 stop
CN¥22,004
Select
Ethiopian
SHAIST
Sat 10/8
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 10/18
1 stop
CN¥22,004
Select
Singapore
SHAIST
Wed 10/5
1 stop
ISTSHA
Thu 10/13
1 stop
CN¥22,284
Select
Singapore
SHAIST
Fri 10/7
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 10/14
1 stop
CN¥22,284
Select
Singapore
SHAIST
Sat 10/8
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sat 10/15
1 stop
CN¥22,284
Select
Singapore
SHAIST
Sat 10/8
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 10/18
1 stop
CN¥22,284
Select
Singapore
SHAIST
Sat 10/8
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 10/19
1 stop
CN¥22,284
Select
Air Canada
SHAIST
Tue 11/1
2 stops
ISTSHA
Thu 11/10
2 stops
CN¥29,654
Select
Air Canada
SHAIST
Tue 11/1
2 stops
ISTSHA
Tue 11/15
2 stops
CN¥29,654
Select
Air Canada
SHAIST
Tue 11/8
2 stops
ISTSHA
Sat 11/19
2 stops
CN¥29,654
Select
Air Canada
SHAIST
Thu 11/17
2 stops
ISTSHA
Tue 11/29
2 stops
CN¥29,654
Select
All Nippon
SHAIST
Fri 1/20
1 stop
ISTSHA
Sun 2/5
1 stop
CN¥31,881
Select

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Istanbul?

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 CN¥3,315.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Shanghai to Istanbul?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Shanghai to Istanbul.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥6,330 CN¥3,822
7-14 days CN¥6,330 CN¥3,322
14-21 days CN¥6,463 CN¥3,469
21-30 days CN¥5,463 CN¥3,469
30-60 days CN¥5,463 CN¥3,269
60-90 days CN¥5,463 CN¥3,315
90+ days CN¥5,463 CN¥3,315

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Istanbul

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Istanbul is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥3,322 CN¥3,315 CN¥3,315 CN¥3,322 CN¥3,322 CN¥3,322 CN¥3,269

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Istanbul by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Shanghai to Istanbul flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Shanghai Istanbul Korean 9/30/16 10/2/16 1 CN¥7,877
October Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 10/8/16 10/19/16 1 CN¥3,322
November Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 11/20/16 11/25/16 1 CN¥3,269
December Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 12/6/16 12/10/16 1 CN¥3,315
January Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 1/13/17 1/27/17 1 CN¥3,315
February Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 2/2/17 2/16/17 1 CN¥3,315
March Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 3/2/17 3/7/17 1 CN¥3,322
April Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 4/28/17 5/4/17 1 CN¥3,469

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Shanghai to Istanbul. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
CN¥3,675
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
CN¥3,675 CN¥3,475
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥3,475 CN¥3,669
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥3,669 CN¥3,469
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
CN¥3,469 CN¥3,322
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CN¥3,322

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 CN¥12,073.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul is CN¥12,493.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:35 22:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Istanbul is CN¥11,999.

Shanghai to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Istanbul flight time is 11 hours and 26 minutes.
Question: How far is Istanbul from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Istanbul is 8,027 kilometers (4,988 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct 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: Beijing, CN

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Istanbul Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AMNumber of routes searched: 72Number of itineraries searched: 229,005

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Istanbul? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Istanbul. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Shanghai to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Aeroflot SVO
Etihad AUH
Emirates DXB
Air France CDG
Qatar DOH
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
British Airways LHR
Air China -
Korean ICN
Alitalia FCO
Air China PEK
Singapore SIN
Air China CAN
Swiss ZRH
Thai BKK
All Nippon NRT
SAS CPH
Ethiopian ADD
Air India DEL
All Nippon KIX
Air Canada YYZ
China Southern URC
EVA Air TPE

Shanghai to Istanbul Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Istanbul. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Shanghai to London Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, SAS, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic CN¥3,569
Flights from Shanghai to Athens Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, S7, SAS, Aeroflot, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United CN¥3,529
Flights from Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air Macau, Asiana, Philippine, Thai, Srilankan, Vietnam, Mesaba, Shenzhen CN¥1,354
Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Thai, Shenzhen CN¥1,281
Flights from Shanghai to Paris Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Aeroflot, Turkish, Srilankan CN¥3,562
Flights from Shanghai to Bucharest Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Aeroflot, Turkish, Tap Portugal CN¥3,375
Flights from Shanghai to Moscow Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, S7, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish CN¥2,642
Flights from Shanghai to Rome Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United CN¥3,515
Flights from Shanghai to Seoul Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Shenzhen CN¥1,781
Flights from Shanghai to Amsterdam Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Aeroflot, Turkish CN¥3,382
Flights from Shanghai to Milan Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United CN¥3,415
Flights from Shanghai to Dubai Sichuan, Air France, Air India, Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Qatar, Singapore, Thai CN¥2,668
Flights from Shanghai to Munich Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, Hong Kong, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Qatar, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United CN¥3,722
Flights from Shanghai to Ankara Lufthansa, Asiana, Qatar, SAS, Turkish CN¥6,037
Flights from Shanghai to Manila Cebu Pacific, Alitalia, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, AirAsia Zest CN¥1,501
Flights from Shanghai to Sofia Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Etihad, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, Aeroflot, Turkish, Tap Portugal CN¥3,349
Flights from Shanghai to Tel Aviv - Yafo Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Hainan, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, S7, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish CN¥3,882
Flights from Shanghai to Kiev Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Turkish, Tap Portugal CN¥5,063
Flights from Shanghai to Zurich Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish CN¥3,455
Flights from Shanghai to Vienna American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish CN¥3,669
Flights from Shanghai to Budapest Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Aeroflot, Turkish, Tap Portugal CN¥3,422
Flights from Shanghai to Varna Lufthansa, Austrian, Aeroflot, Turkish CN¥5,049
Flights from Shanghai to Taipei UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Singapore, Thai CN¥1,101
Flights from Shanghai to New York American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Aeroflot, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic CN¥3,849
Flights from Shanghai to Barcelona Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Aeroflot, Turkish, Tap Portugal CN¥3,389

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Hangzhou to Istanbul EVA Air, Air China, China Southern, KLM, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar CN¥6,057
Flights from Nanjing to Istanbul Air China, China Southern, Lufthansa CN¥5,096
Flights from Yiwu to Istanbul Air China Check Dates
Flights from Ningbo to IstanbulCheck Dates
Flights from Wuxi to IstanbulCheck Dates
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul