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Shanghai to Delhi Last modified: Dec 6, 2019 2:03 -05:00

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

China Southern
Sun 3/29
1 stop
Thu 4/16
1 stop
Air India
Sun 12/29
Thu 1/2
China Eastern
Wed 3/11
Fri 3/27
Fri 2/14
1 stop
Tue 2/18
1 stop
Sun 1/12
1 stop
Tue 1/21
1 stop
Wed 1/22
2 stops
Tue 2/4
2 stops

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Delhi?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Delhi, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥3,764.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Delhi?

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 Delhi 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 Delhi?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥5,448 CN¥6,167
7-14 days CN¥4,800 CN¥4,003
14-21 days CN¥4,299 CN¥3,855
21-30 days CN¥3,841 CN¥3,609
30-60 days CN¥4,158 CN¥3,418
60-90 days CN¥4,151 CN¥3,869
90+ days CN¥3,306 CN¥3,207

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Delhi

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 Delhi is Tuesday. 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 Delhi 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 Delhi flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Shanghai Delhi China Southern 12/28/19 1/11/20 1 CN¥3,616
January Shanghai Delhi China Southern 1/28/20 1/31/20 1 CN¥3,418
February Shanghai Delhi China Southern 2/1/20 2/2/20 1 CN¥3,862
March Shanghai Delhi China Southern 3/20/20 3/30/20 1 CN¥3,418
April Shanghai Delhi China Southern 4/11/20 4/24/20 1 CN¥3,214
May Shanghai Delhi China Southern 5/3/20 5/9/20 1 CN¥3,214
June Shanghai Delhi China Southern 6/17/20 6/27/20 1 CN¥3,207
July Shanghai Delhi China Southern 7/8/20 7/14/20 1 CN¥3,221

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Delhi

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

Next 30 Days

8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CN¥5,765 CN¥4,800
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CN¥4,800 CN¥4,553
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CN¥4,553 CN¥4,271
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CN¥4,271 CN¥4,919
12 13 14 15 16 17 18

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Delhi

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 Delhi is CN¥3,489.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Delhi is CN¥4,039.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Delhi - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air India 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 17:00 17:00
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:25 09:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Delhi

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 Delhi. 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 Delhi is CN¥2,509.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Delhi is CN¥3,461.

Shanghai to Delhi Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Delhi?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Delhi flight time is 7 hours and 17 minutes.
Question: How far is Delhi from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Delhi is 4,288 kilometers (2,665 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Delhi?
Answer: There are 12 direct flights from Shanghai to Delhi.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Delhi?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Delhi.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Delhi?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Delhi Last modified: Dec 6, 2019 2:03 -05:00Number of routes searched: 63Number of itineraries searched: 12,523,299

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Delhi? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Delhi. 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 Delhi
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air India -
China Eastern -
Air France CDG
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Korean ICN
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Malaysia KUL
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
Srilankan CMB
Virgin Atlantic LHR

Shanghai to Delhi Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Delhi. 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: Dec 6, 2019 2:03 -05:00

FlightsLowest Price
Shanghai to BeijingCN¥2,354

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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Delhi