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Shanghai to Frankfurt Last modified: Feb 24, 2020 3:59 -05:00

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

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Wed 3/18
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Sat 3/21
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Sun 3/1
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Thu 3/5
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Wed 3/25
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Air France
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Mon 5/25
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How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt?

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¥4,423.

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¥5,387 CN¥4,930
7-14 days CN¥4,634 CN¥4,416
14-21 days CN¥4,634 CN¥4,416
21-30 days CN¥4,634 CN¥4,416
30-60 days CN¥4,634 CN¥4,248
60-90 days CN¥4,768 CN¥4,248
90+ days CN¥4,768 CN¥4,248

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Frankfurt

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 Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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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 Eastern 2/11/20 2/18/20 0 CN¥4,641
March Shanghai Frankfurt Turkish 3/1/20 3/5/20 1 CN¥4,423
April Shanghai Frankfurt Air France 4/1/20 4/8/20 1 CN¥4,564
May Shanghai Frankfurt Air France 5/4/20 5/11/20 1 CN¥4,564
June Shanghai Frankfurt Air France 6/1/20 6/8/20 1 CN¥4,564
July Shanghai Frankfurt Qatar 7/1/20 7/6/20 1 CN¥5,070
August Shanghai Frankfurt SAS 8/25/20 9/9/20 1 CN¥4,655
September Shanghai Frankfurt Qatar 9/3/20 9/9/20 1 CN¥4,571

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

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CN¥4,733 CN¥4,684
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CN¥4,684 CN¥4,684
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CN¥4,684 CN¥4,423
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CN¥4,423 CN¥4,430
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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¥4,712.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt is CN¥5,295.

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¥3,551.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt is CN¥4,705.

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 25 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.
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: Feb 24, 2020 3:59 -05:00Number of routes searched: 127Number of itineraries searched: 10,031,052

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 -
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
Air China CTU
Air China PEK
Air China SZX
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern CSX
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Iberia MAD
Korean ICN
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NGO
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
United EWR
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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