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Shanghai to Istanbul Last modified: Nov 19, 2019 2:02 -05:00

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

Sichuan
SHAIST
Wed 11/20
1 stop
ISTSHA
Tue 11/26
1 stop
CN¥3,830
Aeroflot
SHAIST
Tue 2/25
1 stop
ISTSHA
Mon 3/2
1 stop
CN¥4,237
Etihad
SHAIST
Sun 11/24
1 stop
ISTSHA
Mon 12/2
1 stop
CN¥4,322
Emirates
SHAIST
Mon 11/25
1 stop
ISTSHA
Mon 12/2
1 stop
CN¥4,497
Qatar
SHAIST
Sun 11/24
1 stop
ISTSHA
Wed 11/27
1 stop
CN¥4,624
Asiana
SHAIST
Wed 2/5
1 stop
ISTSHA
Mon 2/10
1 stop
CN¥5,418

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Istanbul?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥4,132.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul?

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 Istanbul 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 Istanbul?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥6,422 CN¥3,830
7-14 days CN¥6,001 CN¥3,830
14-21 days CN¥6,001 CN¥3,830
21-30 days CN¥6,001 CN¥3,830
30-60 days CN¥5,909 CN¥3,830
60-90 days CN¥6,001 CN¥4,322
90+ days CN¥5,909 CN¥3,886

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Istanbul

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 Istanbul is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥3,830CN¥4,322CN¥3,830CN¥4,322CN¥3,830CN¥4,469CN¥4,322

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Istanbul 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 Istanbul flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November Shanghai Istanbul Sichuan 11/20/19 11/26/19 1 CN¥3,830
December Shanghai Istanbul Sichuan 12/2/19 12/5/19 1 CN¥3,830
January Shanghai Istanbul China Southern 1/10/20 1/23/20 1 CN¥3,837
February Shanghai Istanbul Etihad 2/2/20 2/17/20 1 CN¥4,322
March Shanghai Istanbul Etihad 3/1/20 3/9/20 1 CN¥4,322
April Shanghai Istanbul Emirates 4/1/20 4/14/20 1 CN¥4,497
May Shanghai Istanbul Aeroflot 5/16/20 5/29/20 1 CN¥4,202
June Shanghai Istanbul Asiana 6/3/20 6/8/20 1 CN¥5,418

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
CN¥3,830
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CN¥3,830 CN¥3,830
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥3,830 CN¥3,830
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥3,830 CN¥3,830
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CN¥3,830 CN¥3,830
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CN¥3,830

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul

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 Istanbul is CN¥4,841.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul is CN¥6,570.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:05 18:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Istanbul

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 Istanbul. 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 Istanbul is CN¥3,605.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Istanbul is CN¥4,841.

Shanghai to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Istanbul flight time is 12 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How far is Istanbul from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Istanbul is 8,016 kilometers (4,981 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Istanbul?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Istanbul Last modified: Nov 19, 2019 2:02 -05:00Number of routes searched: 77Number of itineraries searched: 10,275,339

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Istanbul? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Istanbul. 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 Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
Turkish -
Sichuan CTU
Air France CDG
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China CAN
Air China PEK
China Southern CTU
China Southern WUH
China Southern PEK
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Malaysia KUL
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qatar DOH
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK

Shanghai to Istanbul Airports

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