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Shanghai to Beijing Last modified: Jul 22, 2019 2:22 -04:00

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

China Eastern
Wed 7/31
Thu 8/15
Air China
Wed 7/31
Thu 8/15
Tue 8/13
Wed 8/14
China United
Fri 9/27
Mon 9/30
China Southern
Tue 8/20
Sat 8/31
Fri 9/27
Mon 9/30

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Beijing?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Beijing, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥90.

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¥1,975 CN¥49
7-14 days CN¥42 CN¥42
14-21 days CN¥338 CN¥351
21-30 days CN¥42 CN¥42
30-60 days CN¥42 CN¥42
60-90 days CN¥42 CN¥42
90+ days CN¥42 CN¥42

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Beijing

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 Shanghai to Beijing is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

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
July Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 7/30/19 8/11/19 0 CN¥42
August Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 8/13/19 8/14/19 0 CN¥42
September Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 9/18/19 9/20/19 0 CN¥56
October Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 10/21/19 10/24/19 0 CN¥42
November Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 11/15/19 11/17/19 0 CN¥338
December Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 12/12/19 12/22/19 0 CN¥2,580
January Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 1/7/20 1/11/20 0 CN¥338
February Shanghai Beijing China Eastern 2/3/20 2/10/20 0 CN¥2,594

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

21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CN¥49 CN¥338
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
CN¥338 CN¥49
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
CN¥49 CN¥1,975
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
CN¥1,975 CN¥365
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

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¥1,369.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥1,383.

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 15 15 16 15 14 15 14 02:55 16:55
China Southern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:45 06:45
Shanghai 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:30 16:30
Juneyao 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:45 16:45
Hainan 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 03:25 15:55
China United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 03:20 13:40
Xiamen 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 04:25 04:25
China Eastern 24 24 24 24 24 23 22 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¥221.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Beijing is CN¥1,383.

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 20 minutes.
Question: How far is Beijing from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Beijing is 1,052 kilometers (654 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: There are 374 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 44% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Beijing.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Beijing?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Beijing Last modified: Jul 23, 2019 2:24 -04:00Number of routes searched: 268Number of itineraries searched: 550,347

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.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Shanghai to Beijing
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
China Southern -
Shanghai -
Juneyao -
Hainan -
Xiamen -
China Eastern -
Sichuan CKG
Sichuan CTU
Air Canada YVR
Air China BKK
Air China CAN
Air China CGO
Air China CGQ
China Airlines KHH
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern CGQ
China Southern CSX
China Southern CTU
Emirates DXB
Garuda CGK
Hainan CAN
Hainan CKG
Hainan CSX
Hainan HAK
Hong Kong HKG
Capital Airlines LJG
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Korean PUS
Korean GMP
Lufthansa FRA
Xiamen JJN
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen SZX
Xiamen XMN
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern DAT
China Eastern DLC
China Eastern HFE
China Eastern UYN
All Nippon HND
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NGO
All Nippon NRT
Air Macau MFM
Asiana ICN
Asiana GMP
Philippine MNL
Shandong TAO
Shandong XMN
Shandong CKG
Shandong TNA
Shandong YNT
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Vietnam HAN
Shenzhen CTU
Shenzhen JJN
Shenzhen MFM
Shenzhen NNG
Shenzhen SHE

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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