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Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Last modified: Jun 24, 2019 2:20 -04:00

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

Xiamen
SHAKUL
Sun 6/30
1 stop
KULSHA
Wed 7/3
1 stop
CN¥2,002
China Eastern
SHAKUL
Sun 8/25
nonstop
KULSHA
Tue 9/3
nonstop
CN¥2,173
China Southern
SHAKUL
Wed 9/25
1 stop
KULSHA
Mon 9/30
1 stop
CN¥2,744
Malaysia
SHAKUL
Tue 10/1
nonstop
KULSHA
Sat 10/5
nonstop
CN¥2,964
Thai
SHAKUL
Wed 7/10
1 stop
KULSHA
Tue 7/16
1 stop
CN¥2,985
Dragonair
SHAKUL
Tue 6/25
1 stop
KULSHA
Thu 6/27
1 stop
CN¥3,205

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¥1,988.

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¥2,373 CN¥2,002
7-14 days CN¥2,524 CN¥2,002
14-21 days CN¥2,971 CN¥2,002
21-30 days CN¥2,875 CN¥2,002
30-60 days CN¥2,421 CN¥2,002
60-90 days CN¥2,173 CN¥2,002
90+ days CN¥2,173 CN¥2,002

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥1,988CN¥1,988CN¥1,988CN¥1,988CN¥1,988CN¥1,988CN¥1,988

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
June Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Xiamen 6/30/19 7/2/19 1 CN¥2,002
July Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Xiamen 7/14/19 7/17/19 1 CN¥1,988
August Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Xiamen 8/6/19 8/16/19 1 CN¥1,988
September Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Xiamen 9/6/19 9/13/19 1 CN¥1,988
October Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Xiamen 10/5/19 10/10/19 1 CN¥1,988
November Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Xiamen 11/1/19 11/4/19 1 CN¥1,988
December Shanghai Kuala Lumpur Xiamen 12/8/19 12/15/19 1 CN¥1,988
January Shanghai Kuala Lumpur China Eastern 1/1/20 1/9/20 0 CN¥2,167

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
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥2,455
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
CN¥2,455 CN¥2,002
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CN¥2,002 CN¥2,002
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CN¥2,002 CN¥2,002
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CN¥2,002 CN¥2,002
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CN¥2,002

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¥2,545.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is CN¥2,634.

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
Shanghai 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 03:55 13:50
Malaysia 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:25 21:25

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¥1,383.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is CN¥2,373.

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 42 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 39 direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: Malaysia Airlines provides 35% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Kuala Lumpur Last modified: Jun 24, 2019 2:20 -04:00Number of routes searched: 87Number of itineraries searched: 12,977,835

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Kuala Lumpur. 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 Kuala Lumpur
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Shanghai -
Malaysia -
China Eastern -
Lucky Air KMG
British Airways LHR
Royal Brunei BWN
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Air China SZX
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern CSX
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen XMN
Malaysia BKI
All Nippon HND
All Nippon NRT
Philippine MNL
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN
Shenzhen SZX

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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