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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur, MY, Malaysia - SHA to KUL

Popular flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY3,081
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 CNY3,081
AirAsia X
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 22, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 CNY2,269
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 CNY2,249
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY1,944
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 CNY1,944
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 CNY1,944
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 CNY1,944
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 CNY1,944
Malaysia Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 CNY2,600
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 CNY2,249
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY2,438

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur (SHA to KUL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY1,950.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur (SHA to KUL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY2,925 CNY2,256
7-14 days CNY2,918 CNY2,048
14-21 days CNY2,269 CNY2,048
21-30 days CNY2,665 CNY1,957
30-60 days CNY2,567 CNY1,944
60-90 days CNY2,535 CNY1,963
90+ days CNY2,249 CNY1,944

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY1,957 CNY1,944 CNY1,957 CNY1,944 CNY1,944 CNY1,957 CNY1,957

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 5/19/16 5/23/16 1 CNY2,048
June Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 6/10/16 6/14/16 1 CNY1,944
July Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 7/1/16 7/4/16 1 CNY1,963
August Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 8/21/16 9/2/16 1 CNY1,957
September Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 9/3/16 9/11/16 1 CNY1,944
October Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 10/4/16 10/12/16 1 CNY2,210
November Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 11/16/16 11/21/16 1 CNY2,243
December Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 12/15/16 12/31/16 1 CNY2,249

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

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 Kuala Lumpur.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY3,549
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY3,549 CNY2,938
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY2,938 CNY3,269
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY3,269 CNY3,107
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CNY3,107 CNY2,665
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
CNY2,665

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur (SHA to KUL)

Your Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur is CNY2,671.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is CNY2,717.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
AirAsia X 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 01:20 01:20
Shanghai 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:40 19:40
Malaysia 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:25 15:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur (SHA to KUL)

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 Kuala Lumpur. 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 Kuala Lumpur is CNY2,691.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is CNY2,600.

Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur flight time is 5 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is 3794 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: AirAsia X provides 33% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: Guangzhou, CN

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur (SHA to KUL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur.

Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Royal Brunei BWN X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
Xiamen FOC X X X X X X X
Malaysia - X X X X X X X
Malaysia BKI X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X X X
Vietnam SGN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur, 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 Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,184
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,515
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,963
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,671
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,703
Shanghai to Penang AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY2,347
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,404
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,593
Shanghai to Koh Samui Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY3,503
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,795
Shanghai to Phnom Penh Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,145
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,807
Shanghai to Langkawi Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern CNY3,328
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,191
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,385
Shanghai to Kuantan Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern CNY3,087
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,060
Shanghai to Krabi Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY2,412
Shanghai to Johor Bahru AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern CNY2,899
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,190

Cheap International Flights to Kuala Lumpur - KUL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,749
Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,944
Ningbo to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,950
Wuxi to Kuala Lumpur Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,249
Yiwu to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Yancheng to Kuala Lumpur Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shandong Check Dates
Changzhou to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern CNY3,068
Nanjing to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,106
Hangzhou to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,041
Ningbo to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,093
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur, MY, Malaysia, from CNY299 Round trip from SHA to KUL