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Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:51 -05:00

Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:51 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,606,896,885 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu. China Southern & Xiamen 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
SHABKI
Thu 1/5
1 stop
BKISHA
Sat 1/7
1 stop
CN¥1,771
Xiamen
SHABKI
Sat 1/21
1 stop
BKISHA
Thu 1/26
1 stop
CN¥2,012
Malaysia
SHABKI
Wed 1/4
nonstop
BKISHA
Fri 1/13
nonstop
CN¥2,301
Shanghai
SHABKI
Wed 3/1
nonstop
BKISHA
Tue 3/7
nonstop
CN¥2,350
China Eastern
SHABKI
Fri 3/31
nonstop
BKISHA
Sat 4/8
nonstop
CN¥2,384
Royal Brunei
SHABKI
Mon 1/9
1 stop
BKISHA
Sun 1/15
1 stop
CN¥2,935

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu? 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 Kota Kinabalu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥1,798.

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? 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 Kota Kinabalu.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥3,011 CN¥2,301
7-14 days CN¥2,377 CN¥2,301
14-21 days CN¥3,410 CN¥1,812
21-30 days CN¥2,301 CN¥1,771
30-60 days CN¥2,301 CN¥1,812
60-90 days CN¥2,301 CN¥1,771
90+ days CN¥2,301 CN¥1,798

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

We've examined 28,615,420,584 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 Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥1,771 CN¥1,812 CN¥1,798 CN¥1,771 CN¥1,792 CN¥1,812 CN¥1,812

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 12/25/16 12/28/16 1 CN¥1,812
January Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 1/5/17 1/7/17 1 CN¥1,771
February Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 2/27/17 3/6/17 1 CN¥1,771
March Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 3/8/17 3/14/17 1 CN¥1,798
April Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 4/8/17 4/15/17 1 CN¥2,281
May Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 5/1/17 5/9/17 1 CN¥2,301
June Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 6/2/17 6/17/17 1 CN¥2,301
July Shanghai Kota Kinabalu Malaysia 7/5/17 7/11/17 0 CN¥2,377

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu 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 Kota Kinabalu. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
CN¥2,405
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
CN¥2,405 CN¥2,060
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
CN¥2,060 CN¥2,343
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥2,343 CN¥1,812
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥1,812 CN¥2,033
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CN¥2,033

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu 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 Kota Kinabalu is CN¥2,170.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is CN¥2,370.

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 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:20 18:20
Shanghai 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 19:45 19:45
Malaysia 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 01:30 01:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu 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 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¥2,122.

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 29 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 12 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 58% 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: Dec 8, 2016 2:51 -05:00Number of routes searched: 38Number of itineraries searched: 435,785

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
Shanghai -
Malaysia -
China Eastern -
Royal Brunei BWN
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
JAL NRT
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Xiamen FOC
Malaysia KUL
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 Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:51 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

FlightsLowest Price
Shanghai to BeijingCN¥1,895

Cheap International Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:51 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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