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Shanghai to Guangzhou Last modified: Feb 20, 2020 3:59 -05:00

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

China Eastern
Wed 4/22
2 stops
Sun 4/26
2 stops
Sat 3/14
Fri 3/20
Air China
Wed 3/11
1 stop
Thu 3/12
1 stop
China Southern
Tue 4/14
Sat 4/18
Sun 5/3
Mon 5/4
Thu 2/20
1 stop
Wed 2/26
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Guangzhou, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥3,378.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou?

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 Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥3,680 CN¥4,150
7-14 days CN¥3,673 CN¥4,214
14-21 days CN¥3,385 CN¥3,813
21-30 days CN¥3,687 CN¥3,919
30-60 days CN¥3,385 CN¥3,919
60-90 days CN¥3,525 CN¥3,195
90+ days CN¥3,673 CN¥3,041

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Guangzhou

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

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Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Guangzhou China Eastern 2/19/20 3/4/20 0 CN¥3,673
March Shanghai Guangzhou Air China 3/11/20 3/12/20 1 CN¥3,610
April Shanghai Guangzhou China Eastern 4/17/20 4/20/20 2 CN¥2,774
May Shanghai Guangzhou China Eastern 5/16/20 5/18/20 2 CN¥2,781
June Shanghai Guangzhou China Eastern 6/1/20 6/10/20 0 CN¥3,666
July Shanghai Guangzhou China Eastern 7/9/20 7/14/20 0 CN¥3,673
August Shanghai Guangzhou China Eastern 8/5/20 8/18/20 0 CN¥3,666
September Shanghai Guangzhou China Eastern 9/6/20 9/20/20 0 CN¥3,673

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Shanghai to Guangzhou. 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¥3,673 CN¥3,722
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou

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 Guangzhou is CN¥3,413.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou is CN¥3,603.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 02:25 17:55
Air China 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:35 15:00
China Southern 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 01:55 16:50
Shanghai 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 02:30 16:10
Juneyao 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 03:15 12:40
Hainan 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 03:55 06:55
China Eastern 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 04:20 17:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou

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 Guangzhou. 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 Guangzhou is CN¥1,770.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou is CN¥3,343.

Shanghai to Guangzhou Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Guangzhou flight time is 2 hours and 36 minutes.
Question: How far is Guangzhou from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Guangzhou is 1,174 kilometers (730 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
Answer: There are 322 direct flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
Answer: China Southern Airlines provides 34% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
Answer: Taipei, TW

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Guangzhou Last modified: Feb 20, 2020 3:59 -05:00Number of routes searched: 225Number of itineraries searched: 57,764

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Guangzhou? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Guangzhou. 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 Guangzhou
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
China Southern -
Shanghai -
Juneyao -
Hainan -
China Eastern -
Sichuan CKG
Sichuan CTU
Sichuan HRB
Sichuan KMG
Finnair HEL
Air China ADD
Air China CKG
Air China CTU
Air China HET
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern BKK
China Southern CGO
China Southern CGQ
China Southern CSX
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Garuda DPS
Tianjin TSN
Hainan CKG
Hainan HAK
Hainan PEK
Hainan WEF
Capital Airlines LJG
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Xiamen JJN
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen TSN
Xiamen XMN
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern BHY
China Eastern BKK
China Eastern CGO
China Eastern CKG
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Shandong TAO
Shandong XMN
Shandong TNA
Shandong YNT
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Srilankan CMB
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN
Shenzhen JJN
Shenzhen JDZ

Shanghai to Guangzhou Airports

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