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Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AM

Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu 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 Kota Kinabalu. China Southern & China Eastern frequently offer the best deals on Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Southern
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Thu 12/1
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China Eastern
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Fri 1/6
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CN¥2,388
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Shanghai
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CN¥2,402
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Malaysia
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Malaysia
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Royal Brunei
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Royal Brunei
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How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥2,262.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?

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 Kota Kinabalu 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 Kota Kinabalu?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥2,562 CN¥2,475
7-14 days CN¥2,562 CN¥2,468
14-21 days CN¥2,562 CN¥2,588
21-30 days CN¥2,522 CN¥2,262
30-60 days CN¥2,408 CN¥2,262
60-90 days CN¥2,408 CN¥2,255
90+ days CN¥2,388 CN¥2,255

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

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 Kota Kinabalu is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥2,262 CN¥2,255 CN¥2,262 CN¥2,255 CN¥2,262 CN¥2,262 CN¥2,262

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu 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 Kota Kinabalu flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Shanghai Kota Kinabalu Malaysia 9/30/16 10/14/16 1 CN¥6,217
October Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 10/29/16 11/1/16 1 CN¥2,262
November Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 11/3/16 11/9/16 1 CN¥2,262
December Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 12/1/16 12/7/16 1 CN¥2,255
January Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 1/1/17 1/7/17 1 CN¥2,268
February Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 2/17/17 3/2/17 1 CN¥2,255
March Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 3/1/17 3/5/17 1 CN¥2,255
April Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 4/17/17 4/20/17 1 CN¥2,355

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu. 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¥2,989
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
CN¥2,989 CN¥3,289
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥3,289 CN¥2,562
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥2,562 CN¥2,262
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
CN¥2,262 CN¥2,262
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CN¥2,262

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

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 Kota Kinabalu is CN¥5,803.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is CN¥2,488.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 18:20 18:20
Shanghai 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 19:50 19:50
Malaysia 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 01:45 01:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

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 Kota Kinabalu. 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 Kota Kinabalu is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is CN¥5,316.

Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu flight time is 4 hours and 36 minutes.
Question: How far is Kota Kinabalu from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is 2,863 kilometers (1,779 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: There are 9 direct flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: Spring Airlines provides 44% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Kota Kinabalu.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Kota Kinabalu Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AMNumber of routes searched: 44Number of itineraries searched: 192,520

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Kota Kinabalu. 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 Kota Kinabalu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Korean ICN
Malaysia KUL
Shanghai -
China Southern CAN
Cathay HKG
Royal Brunei BWN
JAL NRT
Singapore SIN

Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Kota Kinabalu. 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 Domestic Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Shanghai to Beijing Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CN¥2,348

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
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 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 Ho Chi Minh City EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam CN¥1,641
Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Philippine, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Vietnam CN¥1,675
Flights from Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Royal Brunei, EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, Hong Kong, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai CN¥2,455
Flights from Shanghai to Singapore Sichuan, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Shenzhen CN¥1,801
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 Bandar Seri Begawan Royal Brunei, Garuda, Malaysia, Singapore, Thai CN¥3,555
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 Hong Kong EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana CN¥948
Flights from Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Asiana, Singapore, Thai, Shenzhen CN¥1,775
Flights from Shanghai to Jakarta Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan CN¥2,408
Flights from Shanghai to Macau EVA Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air Macau, Asiana, Shenzhen CN¥1,334
Flights from Shanghai to Phnom Penh British Airways, EVA Air, China Southern, Hong Kong, JAL, Angkor Air, Dragonair, Korean, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qantas, Shandong, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam CN¥2,161
Flights from Shanghai to Siem Reap China Southern, JAL, Angkor Air, Dragonair, Korean, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Austrian, Asiana, Shandong, Singapore, Vietnam CN¥2,008
Flights from Shanghai to Labuan Malaysia CN¥6,537
Flights from Shanghai to Kalibo All Nippon, Philippine CN¥2,208
Flights from Shanghai to Hanoi Alitalia, EVA Air, Cathay, China Southern, Hong Kong, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, Vietnam CN¥1,888
Flights from Shanghai to Puerto Princesa Philippine CN¥2,288
Flights from Shanghai to Cebu Cebu Pacific, EVA Air, Cathay, Dragonair, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, AirAsia Zest CN¥2,248
Flights from Shanghai to Koh Samui British Airways Check Dates
Flights from Shanghai to Tawau Malaysia CN¥3,215
Flights from Shanghai to Osaka British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air Macau, Asiana, Shandong, Thai, Shenzhen CN¥1,254
Flights from Shanghai to Sydney Sichuan, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Hainan, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam CN¥2,682

Cheap International Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Hangzhou to Kota Kinabalu China Southern, Asiana CN¥2,255
Flights from Nanjing to Kota Kinabalu Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, JAL, China Eastern, Asiana CN¥2,262
Flights from Ningbo to Kota Kinabalu Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Dragonair, China Eastern CN¥2,262
Flights from Hangzhou to Hong Kong Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern CN¥1,194
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu