Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu Last modified: Mar 26, 2024 18:39 -04:00

We've scanned 117,220,093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Kota Kinabalu. Shanghai & Multiple Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Kota Kinabalu flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Shanghai
SHABKI
Mon 6/17
nonstop
BKISHA
Fri 6/21
nonstop
CN¥1,787
Multiple Airlines
SHABKI
Thu 5/9
nonstop
BKISHA
Wed 5/15
nonstop
CN¥2,267
China Eastern
SHABKI
Thu 5/9
nonstop
BKISHA
Wed 5/15
nonstop
CN¥2,267
Malaysia
SHABKI
Tue 5/7
1 stop
BKISHA
Sun 5/19
1 stop
CN¥3,052
Korean
SHABKI
Tue 3/26
1 stop
BKISHA
Wed 3/27
1 stop
CN¥3,921
China Southern
SHABKI
Tue 3/26
1 stop
BKISHA
Thu 3/28
1 stop
CN¥5,006

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥2,023.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?

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 Kota Kinabalu 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 Kota Kinabalu?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥3,476 CN¥2,725
7-14 days CN¥3,150 CN¥3,421
14-21 days CN¥3,782 CN¥3,733
21-30 days CN¥4,123 CN¥4,394
30-60 days CN¥1,815 CN¥2,100
60-90 days CN¥1,718 CN¥2,427
90+ days CN¥16,191 CN¥3,080

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

We've examined 234,440,186 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥2,503CN¥1,815CN¥1,718CN¥1,898CN¥2,281 CN¥1,912

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

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 Kota Kinabalu. 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. Find Flights

Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu Flight Questions

Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and Kota Kinabalu. 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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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu