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Shanghai to Tokyo Last modified: Aug 19, 2019 2:25 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Tokyo. All Nippon & Jetstar Japan frequently offer the best deals to Tokyo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

All Nippon
SHATYO
Fri 10/25
1 stop
TYOSHA
Mon 11/4
1 stop
CN¥2,191
Jetstar Japan
SHATYO
Tue 10/8
nonstop
TYOSHA
Mon 10/14
nonstop
CN¥2,389
Asiana
SHATYO
Tue 9/17
1 stop
TYOSHA
Wed 9/18
1 stop
CN¥2,572
Air China
SHATYO
Mon 9/9
nonstop
TYOSHA
Mon 9/16
nonstop
CN¥2,706
Korean
SHATYO
Thu 10/10
1 stop
TYOSHA
Fri 10/11
1 stop
CN¥2,706
China Southern
SHATYO
Sat 10/12
1 stop
TYOSHA
Mon 10/14
1 stop
CN¥3,241

How Much is a Flight from Shanghai to Tokyo?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Tokyo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥2,403.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo?

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 Tokyo 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 Tokyo?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥3,903 CN¥3,368
7-14 days CN¥3,586 CN¥2,868
14-21 days CN¥2,706 CN¥2,868
21-30 days CN¥2,706 CN¥2,572
30-60 days CN¥2,389 CN¥2,375
60-90 days CN¥2,642 CN¥2,191
90+ days CN¥2,642 CN¥2,368

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Tokyo

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 Tokyo is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥2,375CN¥2,389CN¥2,572CN¥2,403CN¥2,304CN¥2,368CN¥2,375

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai to Tokyo 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 Tokyo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Shanghai Tokyo Asiana 8/27/19 8/28/19 1 CN¥2,868
September Shanghai Tokyo Asiana 9/16/19 9/17/19 1 CN¥2,572
October Shanghai Tokyo All Nippon 10/25/19 10/30/19 1 CN¥2,304
November Shanghai Tokyo All Nippon 11/2/19 11/14/19 1 CN¥2,368
December Shanghai Tokyo All Nippon 12/7/19 12/10/19 1 CN¥2,368
January Shanghai Tokyo All Nippon 1/7/20 1/10/20 1 CN¥2,368
February Shanghai Tokyo All Nippon 2/11/20 2/20/20 1 CN¥2,368
March Shanghai Tokyo All Nippon 3/1/20 3/5/20 1 CN¥2,368

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
CN¥3,438
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
CN¥3,438 CN¥2,868
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥2,868 CN¥2,931
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥2,931 CN¥2,868
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CN¥2,868 CN¥2,572
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CN¥2,572

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo

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 Tokyo is CN¥2,537.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo is CN¥2,818.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 14:05 14:05
Air China 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 05:00 12:15
Shanghai 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 03:40 15:50
Jetstar Japan 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 21:05 21:05
Juneyao 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 14:10 14:10
JAL 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 04:00 11:05
Peach 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:10 20:10
China Eastern 7 6 7 6 7 7 6 02:50 12:20
All Nippon 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 03:25 20:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo

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 Tokyo. 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 Tokyo is CN¥2,015.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Tokyo is CN¥2,537.

Shanghai to Tokyo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Tokyo flight time is 2 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How far is Tokyo from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Tokyo is 1,734 kilometers (1,078 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: There are 172 direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 26% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Tokyo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: Seoul, KR

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Tokyo Last modified: Aug 19, 2019 2:25 -04:00Number of routes searched: 347Number of itineraries searched: 164,169,406

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to Tokyo? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to Tokyo. 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 Tokyo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
China Southern -
Shanghai -
Jetstar Japan -
Juneyao -
JAL -
China Eastern -
All Nippon -
Sichuan CTU
Cebu Pacific MNL
American LAX
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TSA
EVA Air KHH
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Air China CTU
Air China DLC
Air China SZX
China Airlines KHH
China Airlines TPE
China Airlines TSA
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern PEK
China Southern CGO
China Southern CGQ
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines DTW
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
Garuda DPS
Tianjin TSN
Hainan PEK
Hainan XIY
Hong Kong HKG
JAL CTS
JAL FUK
JAL HIJ
JAL KIX
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Korean PUS
Korean GMP
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen XMN
Malaysia BKI
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern CAN
China Eastern PEK
China Eastern DLC
China Eastern NKG
All Nippon FUK
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NGO
All Nippon SDJ
Air Macau MFM
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Asiana PUS
Asiana GMP
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
S7 VVO
Shandong TAO
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN
Nokscoot Airlines Co Ltd DMK
Shenzhen CAN
Shenzhen SZX

Shanghai to Tokyo Airports

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