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Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Last modified: Jun 4, 2021 6:12 -04:00

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How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥48,073.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?

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 Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥0 CN¥19,465
7-14 days CN¥0 CN¥9,009
14-21 days CN¥264,545 CN¥12,179
21-30 days CN¥264,545 CN¥8,670
30-60 days CN¥0 CN¥4,809
60-90 days CN¥3,304 CN¥7,498
90+ days CN¥3,266 CN¥5,533

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

We've examined 2,296,184 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥19,465CN¥264,545CN¥7,498CN¥4,809CN¥14,548CN¥15,758CN¥9,880

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 3/15/21 3/18/21 2 CN¥19,465
June Shanghai Kuala Lumpur !! 6/1/21 6/3/21 0 CN¥264,545
May Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Southern 5/6/21 5/11/21 1 CN¥4,809
June Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 6/2/21 6/5/21 1 CN¥7,498
July Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Vietnam 7/3/21 7/18/21 1 CN¥5,526
August Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Vietnam 8/30/21 9/14/21 1 CN¥5,533
September Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Vietnam 9/22/21 9/27/21 1 CN¥5,552
October Shanghai Kuala Lumpur EVA Air 10/23/21 10/27/21 1 CN¥4,649

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CN¥4,354
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CN¥4,354
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CN¥11,948
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CN¥11,948

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

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 Kuala Lumpur is CN¥5,533.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is CN¥264,545.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
AirAsia X 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 01:00 20:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

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 Kuala Lumpur. 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 Kuala Lumpur is CN¥2,241.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is CN¥264,545.

Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur flight time is 5 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Kuala Lumpur from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is 3,793 kilometers (2,357 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: There are 11 direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: AirAsia X provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.

Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Airports

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