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

Popular flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 CNY2,965
AirAsia X
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 CNY1,624
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 9, 2016 May 14, 2016 CNY2,156
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 6, 2016 May 9, 2016 CNY1,808
Malaysia Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 28, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 CNY2,373
May 28, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 CNY2,373
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 CNY2,156
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 CNY2,209
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 CNY2,209
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 CNY2,209
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 4, 2016 CNY2,209
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 CNY2,209

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 CNY1,788.

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 CNY2,505 CNY2,176
7-14 days CNY2,327 CNY1,926
14-21 days CNY2,327 CNY1,920
21-30 days CNY1,959 CNY1,841
30-60 days CNY1,624 CNY1,821
60-90 days CNY1,867 CNY1,808
90+ days CNY2,156 CNY1,821

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
CNY1,624 CNY1,821 CNY1,821 CNY1,821 CNY1,808 CNY1,821 CNY1,834

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
February Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 2/29/16 3/4/16 1 CNY1,920
March Shanghai Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X 3/14/16 3/19/16 0 CNY1,624
April Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 4/1/16 4/6/16 1 CNY1,821
May Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 5/6/16 5/9/16 1 CNY1,808
June Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 6/9/16 6/12/16 1 CNY1,821
July Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Eastern 7/1/16 7/3/16 0 CNY2,465
August Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Shanghai 8/22/16 8/29/16 0 CNY2,222
September Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Shanghai 9/5/16 9/19/16 0 CNY2,170

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY5,259
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY5,259 CNY2,327
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY2,327 CNY2,853
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY2,853 CNY2,722
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY2,722 CNY2,327
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CNY2,327

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 CNY2,354.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is CNY2,104.

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 15:00 15:00

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 CNY2,196.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is CNY2,202.

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 31 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 X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CSX 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 CNY2,110
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,348
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,775
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,611
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,493
Shanghai to Penang Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,005
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,407
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,524
Shanghai to Koh Samui Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY3,228
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,426
Shanghai to Phnom Penh Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,124
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,762
Shanghai to Langkawi AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern CNY3,011
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,939
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,302
Shanghai to Kuantan Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY3,320
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,032
Shanghai to Krabi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY2,465
Shanghai to Johor Bahru Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern CNY2,373
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,013

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, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,821
Nanjing to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,887
Ningbo to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,887
Wuxi to Kuala Lumpur Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY1,887
Yiwu to Kuala Lumpur Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, 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, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY2,235
Nanjing to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,038
Hangzhou to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY1,972
Ningbo to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY1,874
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur, MY, Malaysia, from CNY247 Round trip from SHA to KUL