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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Seoul, KR, South Korea - SHA to SEL

Popular flights from Shanghai to Seoul

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
May 29, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CNY2,274
May 29, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY2,274
May 30, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY2,274
May 30, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 CNY2,274
May 31, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CNY2,274
Asiana Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 CNY2,144
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 CNY2,144
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 29, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CNY1,969
May 29, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CNY1,969
May 29, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY1,969
May 30, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 CNY1,969
May 30, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY1,969
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY1,717
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CNY1,717
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY1,717
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 27, 2016 May 29, 2016 CNY2,662
Korean Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 CNY2,390
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 CNY2,390
Jun 21, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 CNY2,390
Jun 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 CNY2,390
Jun 26, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 CNY2,390
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 30, 2016 May 2, 2016 CNY4,113
May 8, 2016 May 13, 2016 CNY4,113
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 29, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CNY1,969
May 29, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY1,969
May 30, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY1,969
May 30, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 CNY1,969
May 31, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY1,969
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 CNY3,757
Jun 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 CNY3,757
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CNY4,353

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Seoul (SHA to SEL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Seoul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY1,827.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Seoul (SHA to SEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to Seoul 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 Seoul

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY1,820 CNY2,559
7-14 days CNY1,820 CNY2,241
14-21 days CNY1,820 CNY2,183
21-30 days CNY1,820 CNY2,125
30-60 days CNY1,717 CNY2,073
60-90 days CNY1,969 CNY2,274
90+ days CNY1,917 CNY2,377

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Seoul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY1,820 CNY1,820 CNY1,820 CNY1,898 CNY1,717 CNY1,898 CNY1,853

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Seoul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Shanghai Seoul Asiana 4/30/16 5/2/16 1 CNY3,174
May Shanghai Seoul China Southern 5/3/16 5/11/16 0 CNY1,820
June Shanghai Seoul China Southern 6/3/16 6/7/16 0 CNY1,717
July Shanghai Seoul China Southern 7/1/16 7/7/16 0 CNY2,177
August Shanghai Seoul China Southern 8/22/16 9/6/16 0 CNY2,125
September Shanghai Seoul China Southern 9/6/16 9/11/16 0 CNY1,917
October Shanghai Seoul China Southern 10/5/16 10/11/16 0 CNY1,917
November Shanghai Seoul China Southern 11/1/16 11/7/16 0 CNY1,917

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

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 Seoul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CNY2,112
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY2,112 CNY2,170
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY2,170 CNY2,177
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY2,177 CNY1,963
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY1,963 CNY1,717
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CNY1,717

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Seoul (SHA to SEL)

Your Shanghai to Seoul 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 Seoul is CNY3,090.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Seoul is CNY2,105.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Seoul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 12:45 12:45
China Southern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:30 17:00
Shanghai 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 14:50 16:05
Korean 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 08:50 18:15
China Eastern 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 08:20 18:05
Asiana 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 08:35 18:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Seoul (SHA to SEL)

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 Seoul. 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 Seoul is CNY2,118.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Seoul is CNY2,915.

Shanghai to Seoul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Seoul?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Seoul flight time is an hour and 51 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Seoul?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Seoul is 822 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Seoul?
Answer: There are 126 direct flights from Shanghai to Seoul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Seoul?
Answer: Asiana Airlines provides 27% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Seoul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Seoul?
Answer: Macau, MO

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Seoul (SHA to SEL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to Seoul 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 Seoul.

Shanghai to Seoul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
China Southern - X X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X X X X X
Korean - X X X X X X X
Xiamen XMN X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
China Eastern YNZ X X
Air Macau MFM X X X X X X X
Asiana - X X X X X X X
Shandong YNT X X X X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X X X
Thai BKK / TPE X X X X X X X
Vietnam HAN X X X X X X X
Shenzhen SZX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Seoul, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, China United, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,338
Shanghai to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,151
Shanghai to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,535

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,257
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,535
Shanghai to Jeju Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Jin Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,775
Shanghai to Busan Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Jin Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,989
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 CNY1,361
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 CNY1,658
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY907
Shanghai to Daegu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,034
Shanghai to Fukuoka Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong CNY1,127
Shanghai to Cheongju Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shenzhen CNY2,623
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,024
Shanghai to Okinawa Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, JTA, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,351
Shanghai to Sapporo Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,138
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,160
Shanghai to Gwangju Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,135
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,633
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,937

Cheap International Flights to Seoul - SEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Xinhua, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,969
Hangzhou to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,969
Ningbo to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,969
Wuxi to Seoul Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,969
Yancheng to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,112
Nantong to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,533
Yiwu to Seoul Air China, China Southern, Tianjin, Hainan, Korean, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY2,015
Changzhou to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,969
Zhoushan to Seoul Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,688
Hangzhou to Cheongju Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shenzhen CNY2,656
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Seoul, KR, South Korea, from CNY265 Round trip from SHA to SEL