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Shanghai to Dubai Last modified: Nov 14, 2019 2:15 -05:00

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

Mon 11/25
2 stops
Fri 11/29
2 stops
China Southern
Sun 12/22
1 stop
Sat 12/28
1 stop
China Eastern
Sat 2/15
1 stop
Tue 2/18
1 stop
Air China
Mon 12/16
1 stop
Wed 12/18
1 stop
Sun 12/22
Sat 12/28
Air India
Sat 2/1
1 stop
Tue 2/11
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Dubai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Dubai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥3,217.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Dubai?

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 Dubai 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 Dubai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥3,996 CN¥3,238
7-14 days CN¥3,996 CN¥2,788
14-21 days CN¥3,996 CN¥2,788
21-30 days CN¥3,996 CN¥2,943
30-60 days CN¥3,996 CN¥2,943
60-90 days CN¥4,108 CN¥3,898
90+ days CN¥4,108 CN¥3,799

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Dubai

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 Dubai 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 Dubai 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 Dubai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November Shanghai Dubai Sichuan 11/25/19 11/29/19 2 CN¥2,788
December Shanghai Dubai China Southern 12/23/19 12/29/19 1 CN¥2,550
January Shanghai Dubai China Southern 1/2/20 1/7/20 1 CN¥3,146
February Shanghai Dubai China Southern 2/21/20 2/26/20 1 CN¥2,297
March Shanghai Dubai China Southern 3/30/20 4/8/20 1 CN¥2,297
April Shanghai Dubai China Southern 4/5/20 4/8/20 1 CN¥2,276
May Shanghai Dubai China Eastern 5/5/20 5/9/20 1 CN¥3,799
June Shanghai Dubai China Eastern 6/2/20 6/16/20 1 CN¥3,799

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Dubai

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

Next 30 Days

10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
CN¥3,589 CN¥3,090
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CN¥3,090 CN¥2,992
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥2,992 CN¥2,943
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥2,943 CN¥2,943
15 16 17 18 19 20 21

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Dubai

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 Dubai is CN¥3,301.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Dubai is CN¥4,691.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Dubai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Emirates 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:15 18:00
China Eastern 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 08:15 08:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Dubai

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 Dubai. 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 Dubai is CN¥2,234.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Dubai is CN¥3,301.

Shanghai to Dubai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Dubai?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Dubai flight time is 10 hours and 3 minutes.
Question: How far is Dubai from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Dubai is 6,443 kilometers (4,004 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Dubai?
Answer: There are 18 direct flights from Shanghai to Dubai.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Dubai?
Answer: Emirates provides 77% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Dubai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Dubai?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Dubai Last modified: Nov 14, 2019 2:15 -05:00Number of routes searched: 156Number of itineraries searched: 18,962,903

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Dubai? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Dubai. 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 Dubai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates -
China Eastern -
Sichuan CTU
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
British Airways LHR
Air China CKG
Air China PEK
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern SZX
China Southern WUH
China Southern URC
Ethiopian ADD
Korean ICN
Lufthansa FRA
Swiss ZRH
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern KMG
China Eastern TAO
China Eastern XIY
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
Srilankan CMB

Shanghai to Dubai Airports

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