Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, China

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Istanbul to Shanghai Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:59 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Sichuan & China Southern frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Sichuan
ISTSHA
Mon 2/26
1 stop
SHAIST
Sun 3/3
1 stop
TRY14,966
China Southern
ISTSHA
Sat 3/23
1 stop
SHAIST
Mon 4/1
1 stop
TRY15,222
British Airways
ISTSHA
Sun 3/3
1 stop
SHAIST
Sun 3/10
1 stop
TRY15,399
Turkish
ISTSHA
Tue 3/19
nonstop
SHAIST
Thu 3/28
nonstop
TRY15,674
Air China
ISTSHA
Fri 3/1
1 stop
SHAIST
Tue 3/12
1 stop
TRY15,930
KLM
ISTSHA
Sun 3/3
1 stop
SHAIST
Sun 3/10
1 stop
TRY16,264

How Much is a Flight from Istanbul to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Istanbul to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TRY14,534.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days TRY16,756 TRY13,786
7-14 days TRY17,130 TRY14,809
14-21 days TRY17,700 TRY14,809
21-30 days TRY17,130 TRY15,517
30-60 days TRY13,236 TRY16,068
60-90 days TRY12,705 TRY15,419
90+ days TRY17,700 TRY15,202

Cheapest Day To Fly from Istanbul to Shanghai

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Istanbul to Shanghai is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TRY16,068TRY15,517TRY12,705TRY14,809TRY13,236 TRY14,809

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY17,464.

The average price for direct flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY21,535.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Istanbul 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 Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY10,679.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY17,110.

Istanbul to Shanghai Flight Questions

Istanbul to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Istanbul 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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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai