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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Seoul, KR, South Korea - SHA to SEL Last modified: Jun 30, 2016 7:44 PM

Popular flights from Shanghai to Seoul Last modified: Jun 30, 2016 7:44 PM

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China Southern
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Wed 9/21
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Tue 9/27
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CNY1,823
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China Southern
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Wed 9/21
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China Southern
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Wed 9/21
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CNY1,823
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China Southern
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CNY1,823
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China Southern
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CNY1,823
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China Eastern
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Thu 9/1
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Fri 9/2
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CNY2,076
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China Eastern
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CNY2,076
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China Eastern
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CNY2,076
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China Eastern
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CNY2,076
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China Eastern
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CNY2,076
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Shanghai
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CNY2,076
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Korean
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CNY2,335
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Korean
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Korean
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Korean
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Korean
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Asiana
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CNY2,568
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Asiana
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CNY2,568
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Asiana
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Asiana
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CNY2,568
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Asiana
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CNY2,568
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Air China
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Air China
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CNY3,167
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Air China
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Air China
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Shenzhen
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CNY3,772
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Shenzhen
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Shenzhen
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CNY3,772
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Shenzhen
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Shenzhen
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CNY3,772
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Xiamen
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CNY4,118
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Shandong
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Tianjin
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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 CNY1,910.

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 CNY2,535 CNY2,927
7-14 days CNY2,468 CNY2,774
14-21 days CNY2,628 CNY2,701
21-30 days CNY2,688 CNY2,595
30-60 days CNY2,329 CNY2,448
60-90 days CNY1,823 CNY2,249
90+ days CNY1,823 CNY2,076

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
CNY1,923 CNY1,923 CNY1,823 CNY1,876 CNY1,876 CNY2,023 CNY1,923

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
July Shanghai Seoul China Eastern 7/11/16 7/14/16 0 CNY2,468
August Shanghai Seoul China Eastern 8/21/16 8/26/16 0 CNY2,329
September Shanghai Seoul China Southern 9/21/16 9/27/16 0 CNY1,823
October Shanghai Seoul China Southern 10/5/16 10/12/16 0 CNY1,823
November Shanghai Seoul China Southern 11/1/16 11/3/16 0 CNY1,823
December Shanghai Seoul China Southern 12/4/16 12/8/16 0 CNY1,823
January Shanghai Seoul China Southern 1/2/17 1/5/17 0 CNY1,823
February Shanghai Seoul China Southern 2/6/17 2/17/17 0 CNY1,876

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
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
CNY2,568
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
CNY2,568 CNY2,628
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
CNY2,628 CNY2,774
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CNY2,774 CNY2,774
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
CNY2,774 CNY2,907
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CNY2,907

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 CNY3,513.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Seoul is CNY2,196.

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 08:15 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 CNY2,023.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Seoul is CNY3,293.

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.

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, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,329
Shanghai to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,069
Shanghai to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,570

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 CNY1,863
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,703
Shanghai to Jeju Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Korean, Jin Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,049
Shanghai to Busan Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Jin Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,076
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,357
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,644
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,544
Shanghai to Daegu Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,262
Shanghai to Fukuoka Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,171
Shanghai to Cheongju Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,659
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Spring, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,224
Shanghai to Okinawa Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, JTA, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,329
Shanghai to Sapporo Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,448
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,198
Shanghai to Gwangju Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Korean, Jin Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,688
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,743
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,750

Cheap International Flights to Seoul - SEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,076
Hangzhou to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,056
Ningbo to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,076
Wuxi to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,076
Yancheng to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,176
Nantong to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Korean, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,353
Yiwu to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,076
Changzhou to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,302
Zhoushan to Seoul Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY4,923
Hangzhou to Cheongju Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shenzhen CNY3,746
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Seoul, KR, South Korea, from CNY1,823 Round trip from SHA to SEL