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Guangzhou to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 20, 2019 3:15 -04:00

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

Sun 9/22
Mon 9/30
China Eastern
Fri 11/22
2 stops
Sat 11/23
2 stops
China Southern
Fri 10/11
1 stop
Mon 10/14
1 stop
Air China
Tue 10/1
Sat 10/5
Tue 12/24
Sat 12/28
Sun 9/22
Tue 9/24

How Much is a Flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Guangzhou to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥2,992.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥3,303 CN¥3,389
7-14 days CN¥3,303 CN¥3,218
14-21 days CN¥3,311 CN¥2,963
21-30 days CN¥3,311 CN¥2,970
30-60 days CN¥3,303 CN¥2,963
60-90 days CN¥3,311 CN¥2,928
90+ days CN¥3,268 CN¥3,048

Cheapest Day To Fly from Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Guangzhou Shanghai China Southern 9/20/19 10/4/19 1 CN¥3,169
October Guangzhou Shanghai China Southern 10/16/19 10/20/19 1 CN¥2,963
November Guangzhou Shanghai China Eastern 11/22/19 11/23/19 2 CN¥2,928
December Guangzhou Shanghai China Southern 12/17/19 12/20/19 1 CN¥2,977
January Guangzhou Shanghai China Southern 1/24/20 2/7/20 0 CN¥3,275
February Guangzhou Shanghai China Southern 2/8/20 2/15/20 0 CN¥3,318
March Guangzhou Shanghai Air China 3/23/20 3/30/20 0 CN¥3,332
April Guangzhou Shanghai Air China 4/24/20 4/26/20 0 CN¥3,353

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
CN¥3,275 CN¥3,218
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CN¥3,218 CN¥3,055
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CN¥3,055 CN¥3,077
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CN¥3,077 CN¥3,041
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou to Shanghai is CN¥3,226.

The average price for direct flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai is CN¥3,318.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 00:40 16:10
Air China 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 03:55 16:00
China Southern 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 02:00 17:05
Shanghai 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 02:30 16:30
Juneyao 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 01:40 01:40
Hainan 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 02:35 07:05
China Eastern 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 03:30 15:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou to Shanghai is CN¥1,631.

The average price for round trip flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai is CN¥3,197.

Guangzhou to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Guangzhou to Shanghai flight time is 2 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Guangzhou?
Answer: The distance from Guangzhou to Shanghai is 1,174 kilometers (730 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 315 direct flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Guangzhou airlines for direct flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai?
Answer: China Southern Airlines provides 33% of the non-stop flights between Guangzhou and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Guangzhou to Shanghai?
Answer: Taipei, TW

Airlines in Guangzhou flying to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 20, 2019 3:15 -04:00Number of routes searched: 275Number of itineraries searched: 1,398,366

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

Guangzhou to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
China Southern -
Shanghai -
Juneyao -
Hainan -
China Eastern -
Shenzhen -
Sichuan CKG
Sichuan CTU
Sichuan KMG
Finnair HEL
Air China CKG
Air China CTU
Air China HET
Air China HND
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern BKK
China Southern CGO
China Southern CGQ
China Southern CSX
Emirates DXB
Garuda CGK
Garuda DPS
Tianjin TSN
Hainan CKG
Hainan CTU
Hainan HAK
Hainan PEK
Capital Airlines LJG
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Xiamen JJN
Xiamen SGN
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen XMN
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern BHY
China Eastern BKK
China Eastern CGO
China Eastern CKG
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
Asiana PUS
Philippine MNL
Shandong TAO
Shandong XMN
Shandong TNA
Shandong YNT
Thai Lion DMK
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Srilankan CMB
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN
Shenzhen JJN
Shenzhen KHN

Guangzhou to Shanghai Airports

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