Flights from Beijing to Shanghai, China

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Beijing to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 12:19 -04:00

We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. China Eastern & Hainan frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Eastern
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How Much is a Flight from Beijing to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Beijing to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥4,255.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Beijing to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Beijing to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Beijing to Shanghai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Beijing to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥4,436 CN¥1,057
7-14 days CN¥4,422 CN¥3,316
14-21 days CN¥4,422 CN¥3,560
21-30 days CN¥4,422 CN¥3,956
30-60 days CN¥4,331 CN¥4,241
60-90 days CN¥4,547 CN¥3,351
90+ days CN¥3,657 CN¥5,381

Cheapest Day To Fly from Beijing to Shanghai

We've examined 218,310,000 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Beijing to Shanghai is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Beijing to Shanghai by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Beijing to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Beijing Shanghai China Eastern 9/26/23 10/3/23 0 CN¥4,422
October Beijing Shanghai China Eastern 10/2/23 10/3/23 0 CN¥4,422
November Beijing Shanghai China Eastern 11/3/23 11/10/23 0 CN¥4,331
August Beijing Shanghai China Eastern 8/7/23 8/10/23 0 CN¥4,547
May Beijing Shanghai 00 5/13/23 5/15/23 0 CN¥3,657
June Beijing Shanghai 00 6/17/23 6/23/23 0 CN¥4,846
July Beijing Shanghai Multiple Airlines 7/4/23 7/14/23 0 CN¥4,192
May Beijing Shanghai 00 5/13/23 5/27/23 0 CN¥3,469

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Beijing to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Beijing to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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CN¥4,755 CN¥4,338
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CN¥4,331 CN¥4,422
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Beijing to Shanghai

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Beijing to Shanghai is CN¥1,057.

The average price for direct flights from Beijing to Shanghai is CN¥4,331.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Beijing to Shanghai

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 Beijing to Shanghai. 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 Beijing to Shanghai is CN¥723.

The average price for round trip flights from Beijing to Shanghai is CN¥4,331.

Beijing to Shanghai Flight Questions

Beijing to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Beijing and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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