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Shanghai to Lijiang Last modified: Dec 11, 2019 2:05 -05:00

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

Fri 12/6
1 stop
Fri 12/13
1 stop
China Eastern
Sun 2/9
2 stops
Thu 2/13
2 stops
Air China
Fri 12/27
1 stop
Mon 12/30
1 stop
Capital Airlines
Fri 12/27
Mon 12/30
China Southern
Fri 12/27
3 stops
Mon 12/30
3 stops

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Lijiang?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Lijiang, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥4,616.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Lijiang?

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 Lijiang 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 Lijiang?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥5,482 CN¥5,334
7-14 days CN¥5,475 CN¥4,996
14-21 days CN¥5,489 CN¥4,645
21-30 days CN¥5,482 CN¥4,433
30-60 days CN¥6,031 CN¥3,153
60-90 days CN¥5,489 CN¥3,153
90+ days CN¥5,482 CN¥6,164

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Lijiang

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Lijiang 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 Lijiang flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Shanghai Lijiang China Eastern 12/13/19 12/15/19 1 CN¥5,334
January Shanghai Lijiang China Eastern 1/23/20 2/7/20 1 CN¥5,559
February Shanghai Lijiang China Eastern 2/9/20 2/13/20 2 CN¥3,153
March Shanghai Lijiang China Eastern 3/29/20 4/2/20 2 CN¥4,384
April Shanghai Lijiang China Southern 4/14/20 4/16/20 3 CN¥5,890
May Shanghai Lijiang China Eastern 5/1/20 5/7/20 2 CN¥4,384
June Shanghai Lijiang China Eastern 6/8/20 6/26/20 2 CN¥4,539
June Shanghai Lijiang China Southern 6/29/20 7/2/20 3 CN¥5,792

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Lijiang

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

Next 30 Days

8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CN¥5,334 CN¥5,278
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CN¥5,278 CN¥4,919
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CN¥4,919 CN¥4,433
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CN¥4,433 CN¥4,391
12 13 14 15 16 17 18

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Lijiang

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 Lijiang is CN¥4,835.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Lijiang is CN¥5,482.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Lijiang - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Capital Airlines 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 15:55 15:55
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 03:10 03:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Lijiang

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 Lijiang. 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 Lijiang is CN¥2,667.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Lijiang is CN¥4,835.

Shanghai to Lijiang Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Lijiang?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Lijiang flight time is 3 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How far is Lijiang from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Lijiang is 2,108 kilometers (1,310 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Lijiang?
Answer: There are 11 direct flights from Shanghai to Lijiang.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Lijiang?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 63% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Lijiang.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Lijiang?
Answer: Kunming, CN

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Lijiang Last modified: Dec 11, 2019 2:05 -05:00Number of routes searched: 82Number of itineraries searched: 18,099

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Lijiang? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Lijiang. 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 Lijiang
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Capital Airlines -
China Eastern -
Sichuan CKG
Sichuan CTU
Sichuan KMG
Air China CTU
Air China PEK
Air China SZX
Air China CSX
China Southern CAN
China Southern CGO
China Southern CSX
China Southern KMG
China Southern NNG
Juneyao KWE
Juneyao CAN
Juneyao CSX
China Eastern CKG
China Eastern CSX
China Eastern KMG
China Eastern KWE
Shenzhen SZX

Shanghai to Lijiang Airports

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