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Colombo to Shanghai Last modified: Jun 18, 2022 7:19 -04:00

We've scanned 35,676 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. !! frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Colombo to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Colombo to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be LKR958,081.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Colombo 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 Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days LKR799,001 LKR587,734
7-14 days LKR865,944 LKR587,734
14-21 days LKR938,646 LKR1,201,380
21-30 days LKR456,006 LKR1,555,532
30-60 days LKR456,006 LKR596,371
60-90 days LKR885,739 LKR1,097,366
90+ days LKR195,792 LKR557,861

Cheapest Day To Fly from Colombo to Shanghai

We've examined 66,622 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Colombo to Shanghai is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Colombo Shanghai !! 6/30/22 7/14/22 4 LKR643,520
July Colombo Shanghai !! 7/12/22 7/19/22 4 LKR1,555,532
April Colombo Shanghai !! 4/9/22 4/15/22 4 LKR1,016,026
July Colombo Shanghai !! 7/31/22 8/8/22 2 LKR133,887
September Colombo Shanghai !! 9/30/22 10/8/22 4 LKR550,663
December Colombo Shanghai Srilankan 12/29/21 1/1/22 0 LKR229,263
November Colombo Shanghai !! 11/30/22 12/2/22 2 LKR186,074
July Colombo Shanghai Singapore 7/2/22 7/20/22 2 LKR348,393

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Colombo to Shanghai

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

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai is LKR1,555,532.

The average price for direct flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR194,712.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Colombo 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 Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai is LKR535,547.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Shanghai is LKR1,555,532.

Colombo to Shanghai Flight Questions

Colombo to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Colombo 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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