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Beijing to Shanghai Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:21 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. China Eastern & China Southern frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Eastern
Sat 4/11
2 stops
Tue 4/14
2 stops
China Southern
Fri 2/14
Sat 2/22
Mon 5/25
Thu 5/28
Thu 4/30
Sun 5/3
Air China
Tue 4/14
1 stop
Tue 4/28
1 stop
Mon 3/16
1 stop
Thu 3/19
1 stop

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¥2,778.

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¥2,622 CN¥3,324
7-14 days CN¥3,409 CN¥3,253
14-21 days CN¥3,168 CN¥3,246
21-30 days CN¥3,132 CN¥3,210
30-60 days CN¥2,622 CN¥2,091
60-90 days CN¥2,622 CN¥2,091
90+ days CN¥2,622 CN¥2,105

Cheapest Day To Fly from Beijing to Shanghai

We've examined 57,595,778,181 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.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

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
February Beijing Shanghai Hainan 2/13/20 2/16/20 0 CN¥3,139
March Beijing Shanghai China Southern 3/12/20 3/15/20 0 CN¥2,622
April Beijing Shanghai China Eastern 4/11/20 4/14/20 2 CN¥2,105
May Beijing Shanghai China Eastern 5/22/20 5/24/20 1 CN¥2,289
June Beijing Shanghai Air China 6/5/20 6/7/20 1 CN¥3,012
July Beijing Shanghai China Eastern 7/29/20 8/6/20 0 CN¥3,125
August Beijing Shanghai Air China 8/24/20 9/7/20 0 CN¥3,416
September Beijing Shanghai Air China 9/24/20 10/8/20 0 CN¥3,423

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

9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥3,139 CN¥3,416
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥3,416 CN¥3,281
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥3,281 CN¥3,161
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥3,161 CN¥2,622
15 16 17 18 19 20 21

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¥3,147.

The average price for direct flights from Beijing to Shanghai is CN¥3,083.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Beijing to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 15 16 16 16 16 16 15 02:30 15:30
China Southern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 04:00 04:00
Shanghai 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:30 15:30
Juneyao 3 2 2 3 3 2 3 06:45 14:25
Hainan 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 02:10 16:15
China United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 02:50 13:30
China Eastern 24 24 24 25 24 23 23 02:00 16:50

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¥1,333.

The average price for round trip flights from Beijing to Shanghai is CN¥3,026.

Beijing to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Beijing to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Beijing to Shanghai flight time is 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Beijing?
Answer: The distance from Beijing to Shanghai is 1,025 kilometers (637 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Beijing to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 366 direct flights from Beijing to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Beijing airlines for direct flights from Beijing to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 43% of the non-stop flights between Beijing and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Beijing to Shanghai?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Beijing flying to Shanghai Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:21 -04:00Number of routes searched: 303Number of itineraries searched: 56,501

Wondering which airlines fly out of Beijing to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Beijing airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Beijing to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
China Southern -
Shanghai -
Juneyao -
Hainan -
China Eastern -
Sichuan CKG
Sichuan CTU
Sichuan KMG
Air China BKK
Air China CAN
Air China CGQ
Air China CKG
China Airlines KHH
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern CGQ
China Southern CSX
China Southern CTU
Emirates DXB
Hainan CAN
Hainan CKG
Hainan CSX
Hainan CTU
Hong Kong HKG
Capital Airlines LJG
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Korean PUS
Korean GMP
Xiamen ICN
Xiamen CKG
Xiamen CSX
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen JJN
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern CAN
China Eastern CKG
China Eastern CSX
China Eastern CTU
All Nippon HND
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NRT
Air Macau MFM
Asiana ICN
Asiana PUS
Asiana GMP
Philippine MNL
Shandong TAO
Shandong ZUH
Shandong CKG
Shandong TNA
Shandong XMN
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Vietnam HAN
Shenzhen JJN
Shenzhen MFM
Shenzhen SZX

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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