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Seoul to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 19, 2019 2:17 -04:00

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

China Eastern
Sun 9/29
Fri 10/4
Fri 10/11
Sat 10/12
China Southern
Thu 9/19
Fri 10/4
Eastar Jet
Mon 10/7
Mon 10/14
Thu 10/17
1 stop
Sun 10/20
1 stop
Sun 11/10
Sun 11/17

How Much is a Flight from Seoul to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seoul to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ₩184,144.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days ₩178,166 ₩235,561
7-14 days ₩168,600 ₩229,583
14-21 days ₩208,059 ₩224,800
21-30 days ₩168,600 ₩220,017
30-60 days ₩168,600 ₩209,255
60-90 days ₩208,059 ₩221,212
90+ days ₩208,059 ₩221,212

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

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Compare Flight Prices from Seoul 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 Seoul to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Seoul Shanghai China Southern 9/30/19 10/4/19 0 ₩178,166
October Seoul Shanghai China Southern 10/1/19 10/4/19 0 ₩178,166
November Seoul Shanghai China Southern 11/1/19 11/3/19 0 ₩208,059
December Seoul Shanghai China Southern 12/1/19 12/3/19 0 ₩208,059
January Seoul Shanghai China Southern 1/2/20 1/4/20 0 ₩208,059
February Seoul Shanghai China Southern 2/11/20 2/13/20 0 ₩208,059
March Seoul Shanghai China Southern 3/1/20 3/3/20 0 ₩208,059
April Seoul Shanghai China Southern 4/1/20 4/5/20 0 ₩258,280

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Seoul to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Seoul 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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22 23 24 25 26 27 28
₩228,387 ₩284,587
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
₩284,587 ₩236,757
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
₩236,757 ₩190,123
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
₩190,123 ₩187,732
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Seoul 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 Seoul to Shanghai is ₩302,523.

The average price for direct flights from Seoul to Shanghai is ₩221,212.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Seoul to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 11:55 11:55
China Southern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:25 16:05
Shanghai 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 13:25 14:50
Korean 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 03:30 13:55
China Eastern 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 03:55 11:20
Asiana 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 04:00 15:00
Eastar Jet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:30 16:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Seoul 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 Seoul 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 Seoul to Shanghai is ₩184,144.

The average price for round trip flights from Seoul to Shanghai is ₩221,212.

Seoul to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Seoul to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Seoul to Shanghai flight time is 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Seoul?
Answer: The distance from Seoul to Shanghai is 820 kilometers (510 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Seoul to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 133 direct flights from Seoul to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Seoul airlines for direct flights from Seoul to Shanghai?
Answer: Asiana Airlines provides 26% of the non-stop flights between Seoul and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Seoul to Shanghai?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Seoul flying to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 19, 2019 2:17 -04:00Number of routes searched: 342Number of itineraries searched: 255,975,496

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

Seoul to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
China Southern -
Shanghai -
Korean -
China Eastern -
Asiana -
Eastar Jet -
Sichuan CTU
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
Royal Brunei BWN
Air China PEK
Air China CKG
Air China CTU
Air China DLC
Air China SZX
China Airlines TSA
China Airlines KHH
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern PEK
China Southern CAN
China Southern CGO
China Southern CGQ
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
Garuda DPS
Tianjin TSN
Hong Kong HKG
Korean PUS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Xiamen XMN
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern CSX
China Eastern KMG
China Eastern KWL
China Eastern NKG
All Nippon HND
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon FUK
All Nippon NGO
All Nippon NRT
Air Macau MFM
Asiana PUS
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
Shandong TAO
Shandong TNA
Shandong YNT
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN
Shenzhen SZX

Seoul to Shanghai Airports

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