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Dubai to Shanghai Last modified: Nov 11, 2019 2:57 -05:00

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

China Southern
Thu 11/14
1 stop
Sun 11/24
1 stop
China Eastern
Sun 11/24
Sun 12/1
Air China
Mon 11/25
1 stop
Thu 11/28
1 stop
Fri 12/27
1 stop
Thu 1/16
1 stop
Sat 1/11
Thu 1/30
Tue 12/3
1 stop
Tue 12/10
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Dubai to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dubai to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AED1,165.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days AED1,605 AED1,150
7-14 days AED1,275 AED1,150
14-21 days AED1,275 AED1,172
21-30 days AED1,275 AED1,161
30-60 days AED1,778 AED1,451
60-90 days AED1,991 AED1,447
90+ days AED1,991 AED1,425

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai 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 Dubai to Shanghai is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Dubai 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 Dubai to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November Dubai Shanghai China Southern 11/17/19 11/26/19 1 AED1,150
December Dubai Shanghai China Southern 12/3/19 12/10/19 1 AED1,066
January Dubai Shanghai China Southern 1/2/20 1/9/20 1 AED1,451
February Dubai Shanghai China Southern 2/27/20 3/13/20 1 AED1,425
March Dubai Shanghai China Southern 3/1/20 3/8/20 1 AED1,425
April Dubai Shanghai China Southern 4/20/20 5/5/20 1 AED1,425
May Dubai Shanghai China Southern 5/8/20 5/16/20 1 AED1,451
June Dubai Shanghai China Southern 6/14/20 6/29/20 1 AED1,455

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dubai to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Dubai 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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17 18 19 20 21 22 23
AED1,176 AED1,172
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
AED1,172 AED1,627
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AED1,627 AED1,176
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AED1,176 AED1,558
15 16 17 18 19 20 21

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dubai 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 Dubai to Shanghai is AED1,466.

The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Shanghai is AED1,749.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Dubai to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Emirates 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 04:15 22:10
China Eastern 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 16:05 16:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dubai 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 Dubai 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 Dubai to Shanghai is AED1,212.

The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Shanghai is AED1,462.

Dubai to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Dubai to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Dubai to Shanghai flight time is 7 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Dubai?
Answer: The distance from Dubai to Shanghai is 6,443 kilometers (4,004 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Dubai to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 18 direct flights from Dubai to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Dubai airlines for direct flights from Dubai to Shanghai?
Answer: Emirates provides 77% of the non-stop flights between Dubai and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Dubai to Shanghai?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Dubai flying to Shanghai Last modified: Nov 11, 2019 2:57 -05:00Number of routes searched: 154Number of itineraries searched: 18,778,020

Wondering which airlines fly out of Dubai to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Dubai 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.

Dubai to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates -
China Eastern -
Sichuan CTU
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
British Airways LHR
Royal Brunei BWN
Air China CKG
Air China PEK
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern SZX
China Southern WUH
China Southern URC
Ethiopian ADD
Korean ICN
Lufthansa FRA
Swiss ZRH
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern KMG
China Eastern TAO
China Eastern XIY
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
Srilankan CMB

Dubai to Shanghai Airports

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