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Shanghai to Cairns Last modified: Oct 23, 2019 2:03 -04:00

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

Hainan
SHACNS
Tue 11/5
1 stop
CNSSHA
Sun 11/10
1 stop
CN¥3,019
China Eastern
SHACNS
Sat 11/23
1 stop
CNSSHA
Fri 11/29
1 stop
CN¥5,619
Qantas
SHACNS
Mon 1/6
1 stop
CNSSHA
Mon 1/13
1 stop
CN¥5,718
China Southern
SHACNS
Wed 1/1
2 stops
CNSSHA
Wed 1/15
2 stops
CN¥6,469
Singapore
SHACNS
Wed 12/4
1 stop
CNSSHA
Wed 12/11
1 stop
CN¥23,918

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥5,406.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Cairns?

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 Cairns 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 Cairns?

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

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Cairns

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 Cairns is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥5,718CN¥3,011CN¥5,704CN¥6,249CN¥7,482CN¥3,011CN¥6,632

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Cairns 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 Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Shanghai Cairns Hainan 10/26/19 10/30/19 1 CN¥3,791
November Shanghai Cairns Hainan 11/5/19 11/10/19 1 CN¥3,011
December Shanghai Cairns Hainan 12/3/19 12/8/19 1 CN¥3,713
January Shanghai Cairns Hainan 1/4/20 1/8/20 1 CN¥5,307
February Shanghai Cairns Qantas 2/17/20 2/24/20 1 CN¥5,059
March Shanghai Cairns Qantas 3/7/20 3/13/20 1 CN¥5,456
April Shanghai Cairns Qantas 4/22/20 5/4/20 1 CN¥5,385
May Shanghai Cairns Qantas 5/7/20 5/11/20 1 CN¥5,215

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Cairns

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CN¥8,126
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
CN¥8,126 CN¥5,590
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
CN¥5,590 CN¥5,534
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
CN¥5,534 CN¥6,610
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
CN¥6,610 CN¥6,462
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CN¥6,462

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Cairns

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 Cairns is CN¥8,509.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Cairns is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Cairns

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 Cairns. 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 Cairns is CN¥3,132.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Cairns is CN¥8,509.

Shanghai to Cairns Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Cairns?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Cairns Last modified: Oct 23, 2019 2:03 -04:00Number of routes searched: 21Number of itineraries searched: 438,814

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Cairns? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Cairns. 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 Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Cathay HKG
Hainan SZX
Air New Zealand AKL
Qantas BNE
Qantas MEL
Qantas SYD
Singapore SIN
Hainan CKG / SZX
Hainan CTU / SZX
Hainan HAK / SZX
Hainan PEK / SZX
Qantas BNE / TSV
Qantas MEL / BNE

Shanghai to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Cairns. 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 Domestic Flights from Shanghai - SHA Last modified: Oct 23, 2019 2:03 -04:00

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Shanghai to BeijingCN¥1,446

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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Cairns