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Shanghai to Kunming Last modified: Dec 6, 2019 2:03 -05:00

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

Shenzhen
SHAKMG
Sun 12/29
nonstop
KMGSHA
Wed 1/1
nonstop
CN¥1,382
China Eastern
SHAKMG
Wed 3/25
1 stop
KMGSHA
Tue 3/31
1 stop
CN¥2,016
Sichuan
SHAKMG
Sat 1/4
nonstop
KMGSHA
Wed 1/8
nonstop
CN¥2,925
China Southern
SHAKMG
Wed 3/25
2 stops
KMGSHA
Tue 3/31
2 stops
CN¥3,912
Shanghai
SHAKMG
Fri 3/13
1 stop
KMGSHA
Sun 3/15
1 stop
CN¥4,574
Air China
SHAKMG
Sat 1/4
nonstop
KMGSHA
Wed 1/8
nonstop
CN¥5,244

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Kunming?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Kunming, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥3,503.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kunming?

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 Kunming 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 Kunming?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥2,925 CN¥3,771
7-14 days CN¥2,932 CN¥3,778
14-21 days CN¥2,925 CN¥3,158
21-30 days CN¥2,925 CN¥2,615
30-60 days CN¥3,277 CN¥2,397
60-90 days CN¥2,932 CN¥2,404
90+ days CN¥3,284 CN¥2,016

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Kunming

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 Kunming is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥2,855CN¥2,925CN¥4,046CN¥4,250CN¥4,201CN¥2,622CN¥3,623

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Kunming 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 Kunming flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Shanghai Kunming Sichuan 12/24/19 1/4/20 0 CN¥2,925
January Shanghai Kunming China Eastern 1/4/20 1/8/20 1 CN¥2,622
February Shanghai Kunming Sichuan 2/2/20 2/8/20 0 CN¥3,623
March Shanghai Kunming China Eastern 3/19/20 3/25/20 1 CN¥2,404
April Shanghai Kunming China Eastern 4/14/20 4/18/20 1 CN¥2,897
April Shanghai Kunming China Eastern 4/30/20 5/5/20 1 CN¥2,911
June Shanghai Kunming China Eastern 6/3/20 6/6/20 1 CN¥3,129
July Shanghai Kunming China Southern 7/13/20 7/17/20 0 CN¥4,800

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Kunming

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CN¥2,876
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥2,876
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥2,932 CN¥2,848
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CN¥2,848
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CN¥3,101
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CN¥3,101

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Kunming

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 Kunming is CN¥3,270.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Kunming is CN¥3,693.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Kunming - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Sichuan 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:45 15:45
Lucky Air 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 15:25 15:25
Spring 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:50 02:50
Air China 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:55 09:55
China Southern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:25 02:25
Shanghai 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 03:25 04:15
Juneyao 3 2 3 2 3 2 3 03:00 15:05
Kunming 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:05 07:05
China Eastern 11 10 10 11 9 11 10 02:35 16:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Kunming

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 Kunming. 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 Kunming is CN¥1,974.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Kunming is CN¥3,200.

Shanghai to Kunming Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Kunming?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Kunming flight time is 3 hours and 39 minutes.
Question: How far is Kunming from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Kunming is 1,921 kilometers (1,194 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Kunming?
Answer: There are 143 direct flights from Shanghai to Kunming.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Kunming?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Kunming.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Kunming?
Answer: Taipei, TW

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Kunming Last modified: Dec 6, 2019 2:03 -05:00Number of routes searched: 195Number of itineraries searched: 132,704

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Kunming? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Kunming. 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 Kunming
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Sichuan -
Air China -
China Southern -
Shanghai -
Juneyao -
China Eastern -
Sichuan CKG
Sichuan CTU
Sichuan XIY
Air China CTU
Air China JJN
Air China PEK
Air China PKX
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern CGO
China Southern CSX
China Southern HAK
Shanghai CGO
Shanghai SWA
Shanghai WNZ
Shanghai CSX
Hainan HAK
Hainan PEK
Hainan SZX
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen XMN
China Eastern BKK
China Eastern BSD
China Eastern CAN
China Eastern CGO
Shandong TAO
Shandong TNA
Shandong XMN
Thai BKK
Shenzhen JJN
Shenzhen SZX

Shanghai to Kunming Airports

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