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Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt?

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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥26,505 CN¥11,159
7-14 days CN¥22,973 CN¥7,079
14-21 days CN¥17,245 CN¥7,079
21-30 days CN¥16,816 CN¥7,065
30-60 days CN¥15,620 CN¥6,368
60-90 days CN¥17,464 CN¥5,890
90+ days CN¥6,312 CN¥5,657

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Frankfurt China Southern 2/25/21 3/8/21 2 CN¥20,123
March Shanghai Frankfurt Swiss 3/16/21 3/28/21 1 CN¥7,057
April Shanghai Frankfurt Lufthansa 4/1/21 4/15/21 1 CN¥6,368
May Shanghai Frankfurt Swiss 5/25/21 6/4/21 1 CN¥5,890
June Shanghai Frankfurt Lufthansa 6/15/21 6/29/21 1 CN¥5,657
July Shanghai Frankfurt Air China 7/5/21 7/19/21 1 CN¥5,657
August Shanghai Frankfurt KLM 8/23/21 9/5/21 1 CN¥27,595
September Shanghai Frankfurt KLM 9/12/21 9/25/21 1 CN¥27,567

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt

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

Next 30 Days

28 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CN¥19,152 CN¥15,395 CN¥20,060
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CN¥20,060 CN¥40,464
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CN¥40,464 CN¥43,391
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt

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 Frankfurt is CN¥13,235.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt is CN¥15,107.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:35 06:35
Lufthansa 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:50 08:50
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:10 19:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt

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 Frankfurt. 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 Frankfurt is CN¥3,413.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt is CN¥13,235.

Shanghai to Frankfurt Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Frankfurt flight time is 12 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is Frankfurt from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Frankfurt is 8,853 kilometers (5,501 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
Answer: Lufthansa German Airlines provides 33% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Frankfurt.

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Frankfurt Last modified: Feb 25, 2021 15:16 -05:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Frankfurt? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Frankfurt. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Shanghai to Frankfurt Airports

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