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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo, JP, Japan - SHA to TYO

Popular flights from Shanghai to Tokyo

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
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 CNY1,804
All Nippon Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 CNY1,252
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 CNY1,252
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 CNY1,252
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 CNY2,305
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 26, 2016 CNY2,273
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 6, 2016 May 9, 2016 CNY2,356
May 6, 2016 May 11, 2016 CNY2,356
May 8, 2016 May 23, 2016 CNY2,356
May 8, 2016 May 11, 2016 CNY2,356
May 10, 2016 May 18, 2016 CNY2,356
Japan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 26, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CNY3,178
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CNY3,178
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY3,178
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY3,178
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CNY3,178
Jetstar Japan
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 CNY4,423
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CNY1,400
Peach Aviation
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 CNY4,288
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CNY6,804
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 CNY2,748
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 CNY2,748
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 CNY2,748
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY2,748
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 CNY2,748
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 CNY3,531
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CNY2,838
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 CNY2,838
Tianjin Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CNY2,966
Jun 18, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 CNY2,966
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 CNY2,966
Vanilla Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 CNY4,314
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 CNY4,012

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Tokyo (SHA to TYO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Tokyo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY1,458.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Tokyo (SHA to TYO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY2,183 CNY2,324
7-14 days CNY2,176 CNY2,273
14-21 days CNY2,170 CNY2,286
21-30 days CNY1,400 CNY2,292
30-60 days CNY1,252 CNY1,573
60-90 days CNY2,003 CNY2,286
90+ days CNY1,759 CNY2,298

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Tokyo

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY1,586 CNY1,252 CNY1,252 CNY1,400 CNY1,579 CNY1,579 CNY1,586

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Tokyo

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai Tokyo Air China 5/18/16 5/27/16 0 CNY2,170
June Shanghai Tokyo All Nippon 6/21/16 6/23/16 0 CNY1,252
July Shanghai Tokyo All Nippon 7/4/16 7/14/16 0 CNY2,003
August Shanghai Tokyo Air China 8/24/16 8/29/16 0 CNY1,804
September Shanghai Tokyo Air China 9/8/16 9/13/16 0 CNY1,759
October Shanghai Tokyo Air China 10/5/16 10/21/16 0 CNY1,759
November Shanghai Tokyo Air China 11/12/16 11/20/16 0 CNY1,778
December Shanghai Tokyo Air China 12/12/16 12/19/16 0 CNY1,759

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

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 Tokyo.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CNY2,183
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY2,183 CNY2,921
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY2,921 CNY2,863
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY2,863 CNY2,170
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY2,170 CNY1,400
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CNY1,400

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo (SHA to TYO)

Your Shanghai to Tokyo 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 Tokyo is CNY3,332.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Tokyo is CNY2,382.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Tokyo
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 19:05 19:05
Air China 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 10:00 17:20
Delta 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:10 10:10
Shanghai 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 09:05 20:50
Juneyao 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 20:55 20:55
JAL 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 09:00 16:05
China Eastern 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 09:05 17:15
All Nippon 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 01:45 17:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo (SHA to TYO)

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 Tokyo. 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 Tokyo is CNY2,921.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Tokyo is CNY3,210.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,330
Nanjing to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,356
Ningbo to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,382
Wuxi to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,337
Yiwu to Tokyo Air China, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shenzhen CNY2,683
Changzhou to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shenzhen CNY2,382
Yancheng to Tokyo Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, JAL, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,056
Nantong to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,908
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 CNY1,573
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,804
Shanghai to Nagoya Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, JTA, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,188
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 CNY1,586
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 CNY1,085
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY893
Shanghai to Sapporo Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,176
Shanghai to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, China United, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,298
Shanghai to Jeju Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Jin Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,746
Shanghai to Busan Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Jin Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,003
Shanghai to Fukuoka Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong CNY1,124
Shanghai to Komatsu Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon CNY2,427
Shanghai to Okinawa Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, JTA, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,176
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,053
Shanghai to Toyama Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,888
Shanghai to Sendai Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong CNY1,894
Hangzhou to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, JAL, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,933
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,175
Shanghai to Fukushima Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, JAL, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong CNY2,433
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,836
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,657
Shanghai to Hiroshima Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,438

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Tokyo (SHA to TYO)

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

Shanghai to Tokyo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Sichuan CTU X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
Air China - X X X X X X X
China Airlines KHH X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG / TPE X X X X X X X
China Southern DLC X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X X X X X
Tianjin TSN X X X
Juneyao - X X X
Hainan XIY X X X X X X
JAL - X X X X X X X
JAL NGO X X X X X X X
Dragonair HKG X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
Korean PUS / CJU X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
All Nippon - X X X X X X X
All Nippon NGO X X X X X X X
Air Macau MFM X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X 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 Tokyo, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Shanghai to Tokyo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Tokyo flight time is 2 hours and 52 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Tokyo?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Tokyo is 1734 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: There are 164 direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 25% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Tokyo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: Nagoya, JP
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