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Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul, Turkey

Shanghai to Istanbul Last modified: Mar 25, 2017 2:30 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 31,956,096,032 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Istanbul. Aeroflot & KLM frequently offer the best deals to Istanbul flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Aeroflot
SHAIST
Wed 6/7
1 stop
ISTSHA
Mon 6/12
1 stop
CN¥3,826
KLM
SHAIST
Mon 4/3
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 4/12
1 stop
CN¥4,260
Air France
SHAIST
Mon 3/27
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 4/14
1 stop
CN¥4,295
Lufthansa
SHAIST
Tue 5/2
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 5/9
1 stop
CN¥4,936
Qatar
SHAIST
Thu 6/1
1 stop
ISTSHA
Fri 6/9
1 stop
CN¥5,019
Air China
SHAIST
Fri 6/2
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 6/7
1 stop
CN¥5,363

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Istanbul? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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¥3,999.

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 think 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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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¥6,342 CN¥4,274
7-14 days CN¥6,308 CN¥4,067
14-21 days CN¥6,342 CN¥3,847
21-30 days CN¥6,308 CN¥3,985
30-60 days CN¥6,273 CN¥3,937
60-90 days CN¥6,287 CN¥3,826
90+ days CN¥6,287 CN¥3,578

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Istanbul Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 31,970,767,432 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 Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥3,978CN¥3,847CN¥3,826CN¥3,985CN¥3,937CN¥4,067CN¥4,336

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Istanbul by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
March Shanghai Istanbul KLM 3/27/17 4/14/17 1 CN¥4,274
April Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 4/11/17 4/27/17 1 CN¥3,847
May Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 5/5/17 5/12/17 1 CN¥3,937
June Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 6/7/17 6/12/17 1 CN¥3,826
July Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 7/4/17 7/9/17 1 CN¥4,584
August Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 8/24/17 8/31/17 1 CN¥4,371
September Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 9/24/17 9/30/17 1 CN¥4,233
October Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 10/17/17 10/31/17 1 CN¥3,578

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
CN¥4,433
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
CN¥4,433 CN¥4,067
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
CN¥4,067 CN¥4,419
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥4,419 CN¥4,247
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥4,247 CN¥4,447
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
CN¥4,447

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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¥4,185.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul is CN¥6,680.

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 Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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¥3,916.

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 45 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: Mar 25, 2017 2:30 -04:00Number of routes searched: 56Number of itineraries searched: 631,723

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
Air China -
Turkish -
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China CAN
Air China PEK
China Southern URC
China Southern PEK
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qatar DOH
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO

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.

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Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST Last modified: Mar 25, 2017 2:30 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul