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Shanghai to Frankfurt Last modified: Dec 15, 2018 0:46 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Lufthansa
SHAFRA
Fri 12/28
1 stop
FRASHA
Wed 1/9
1 stop
CN¥3,848
Air China
SHAFRA
Sun 12/23
1 stop
FRASHA
Sat 1/5
1 stop
CN¥3,882
China Eastern
SHAFRA
Wed 12/26
nonstop
FRASHA
Mon 12/31
nonstop
CN¥3,889
Swiss
SHAFRA
Sat 12/29
1 stop
FRASHA
Mon 1/7
1 stop
CN¥4,131
Austrian
SHAFRA
Mon 12/31
1 stop
FRASHA
Thu 1/10
1 stop
CN¥4,228
Aeroflot
SHAFRA
Mon 4/1
1 stop
FRASHA
Thu 4/4
1 stop
CN¥4,442

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Frankfurt, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥3,876.

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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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¥5,084 CN¥4,062
7-14 days CN¥3,889 CN¥3,848
14-21 days CN¥3,896 CN¥3,882
21-30 days CN¥6,272 CN¥4,511
30-60 days CN¥4,863 CN¥4,449
60-90 days CN¥4,870 CN¥4,442
90+ days CN¥4,863 CN¥4,428

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Frankfurt Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Frankfurt is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥3,882CN¥3,876CN¥3,855CN¥3,882CN¥3,848CN¥3,882CN¥3,882

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Frankfurt by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
December Shanghai Frankfurt Lufthansa 12/28/18 1/9/19 1 CN¥3,848
January Shanghai Frankfurt Air France 1/1/19 1/8/19 1 CN¥4,449
February Shanghai Frankfurt Air France 2/11/19 2/20/19 1 CN¥4,449
March Shanghai Frankfurt Air France 3/6/19 3/13/19 1 CN¥4,442
April Shanghai Frankfurt Air France 4/15/19 4/30/19 1 CN¥4,428
May Shanghai Frankfurt Aeroflot 5/1/19 5/7/19 1 CN¥4,442
June Shanghai Frankfurt Aeroflot 6/6/19 6/15/19 1 CN¥4,442
July Shanghai Frankfurt Air India 7/2/19 7/15/19 1 CN¥4,704

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥5,271
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥5,271 CN¥3,924
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
CN¥3,924 CN¥6,404
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CN¥6,404 CN¥4,849
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CN¥4,849 CN¥4,449
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CN¥4,449

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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¥4,483.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt is CN¥5,361.

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 11:35 11:35
Lufthansa 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:50 13:50
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:10 00:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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¥2,411.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt is CN¥4,483.

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 20 minutes.
Question: How far is Frankfurt from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Frankfurt is 8,854 kilometers (5,502 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.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Frankfurt Last modified: Dec 15, 2018 0:46 -05:00Number of routes searched: 173Number of itineraries searched: 8,208,679

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.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Shanghai to Frankfurt
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
Lufthansa -
China Eastern -
American DFW
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India BOM
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
Air China CTU
Air China PEK
Air China SHE
Air China SZX
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern CSX
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines MSP
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Iberia MAD
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
All Nippon HND
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NGO
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Qatar DOH
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
United EWR
United LAX
United ORD
United SFO
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN

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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