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Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Beijing?

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 Shanghai to Beijing 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 Shanghai to Beijing?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥2,576 CN¥3,174
7-14 days CN¥2,576 CN¥3,075
14-21 days CN¥3,047 CN¥3,174
21-30 days CN¥3,054 CN¥3,075
30-60 days CN¥3,075 CN¥7,599
60-90 days CN¥3,068 CN¥2,752
90+ days CN¥2,583 CN¥2,358

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Beijing 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 Shanghai to Beijing flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Beijing Air China 2/23/20 3/5/20 1 CN¥2,379
March Shanghai Beijing China Southern 3/15/20 3/17/20 0 CN¥2,604
April Shanghai Beijing China Southern 4/1/20 4/3/20 0 CN¥2,604
May Shanghai Beijing Air China 5/16/20 5/29/20 1 CN¥2,470
June Shanghai Beijing Air China 6/25/20 6/29/20 1 CN¥2,407
July Shanghai Beijing China Southern 7/8/20 7/13/20 0 CN¥2,604
August Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 8/26/20 9/3/20 0 CN¥3,103
September Shanghai Beijing Hainan 9/1/20 9/4/20 0 CN¥3,138

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Beijing

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
CN¥3,117
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥3,117 CN¥3,399
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥3,399 CN¥2,759
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥2,759 CN¥2,766
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥2,766 CN¥3,103
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CN¥3,103

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Beijing

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 Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥3,244.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥2,885.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Beijing - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 16 16 16 16 15 16 14 02:45 17:30
China Southern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:45 06:45
Shanghai 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:30 15:30
Hainan 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 03:25 15:55
China United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:15 13:30
China Eastern 26 26 26 26 26 25 24 02:00 16:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Beijing

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 Shanghai to Beijing. 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 Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥1,372.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥2,885.

Shanghai to Beijing Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Beijing flight time is 2 hours and 24 minutes.
Question: How far is Beijing from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Beijing is 1,025 kilometers (637 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: There are 358 direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Beijing.

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Beijing Last modified: Jun 2, 2020 5:27 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Beijing? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Beijing. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Shanghai to Beijing Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Beijing. 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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