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Shanghai to Busan Last modified: Feb 18, 2020 3:56 -05:00

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

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Sat 4/4
China Eastern
Wed 4/1
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Thu 4/23
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Air China
Sun 3/29
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How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Busan?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Busan, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥2,029.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Busan?

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 Busan 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 Busan?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥4,820 CN¥2,721
7-14 days CN¥3,309 CN¥2,721
14-21 days CN¥4,799 CN¥2,721
21-30 days CN¥4,820 CN¥2,323
30-60 days CN¥1,945 CN¥2,323
60-90 days CN¥1,945 CN¥2,323
90+ days CN¥1,910 CN¥2,323

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Busan

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 Busan is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Busan 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 Busan flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Busan China Eastern 2/11/20 2/28/20 0 CN¥2,316
March Shanghai Busan Asiana 3/30/20 4/1/20 0 CN¥1,945
April Shanghai Busan Asiana 4/5/20 4/6/20 0 CN¥1,945
May Shanghai Busan Asiana 5/4/20 5/7/20 0 CN¥1,945
June Shanghai Busan China Eastern 6/18/20 7/2/20 0 CN¥1,910
July Shanghai Busan Asiana 7/1/20 7/6/20 0 CN¥2,043
August Shanghai Busan China Eastern 8/1/20 8/10/20 0 CN¥2,162
September Shanghai Busan China Eastern 9/30/20 10/8/20 0 CN¥2,162

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Busan

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

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CN¥2,728 CN¥2,316
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Busan

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 Busan is CN¥2,400.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Busan is CN¥2,043.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Busan - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Shanghai 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:10 09:10
Korean 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 05:55 05:55
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 03:40 03:40
Asiana 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 06:40 06:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Busan

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 Busan. 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 Busan is CN¥1,231.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Busan is CN¥2,043.

Shanghai to Busan Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Busan?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Busan flight time is an hour and 45 minutes.
Question: How far is Busan from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Busan is 799 kilometers (497 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Busan?
Answer: There are 26 direct flights from Shanghai to Busan.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Busan?
Answer: Shanghai Airlines provides 26% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Busan.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Busan?
Answer: Seoul, KR

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Busan Last modified: Feb 18, 2020 3:56 -05:00Number of routes searched: 71Number of itineraries searched: 3,609,128

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Busan? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Busan. 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 Busan
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Shanghai -
Korean -
China Eastern -
Asiana -
Finnair HEL
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern SHE
Shanghai DYG
Dragonair HKG
Korean GMP
Asiana ICN
Asiana GMP
Philippine MNL
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN

Shanghai to Busan Airports

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