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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¥12,574 CN¥15,073
7-14 days CN¥15,769 CN¥13,876
14-21 days CN¥10,830 CN¥12,828
21-30 days CN¥798,708 CN¥8,155
30-60 days CN¥9,782 CN¥7,823
60-90 days CN¥10,133 CN¥10,374
90+ days CN¥3,645 CN¥2,090

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
April Shanghai Tokyo !! 4/27/21 5/4/21 0 CN¥143,495
May Shanghai Tokyo !! 5/11/21 5/18/21 0 CN¥798,708
May Shanghai Tokyo China Eastern 5/11/21 5/17/21 2 CN¥7,823
June Shanghai Tokyo China Eastern 6/22/21 6/25/21 0 CN¥9,131
July Shanghai Tokyo EVA Air 7/1/21 7/8/21 1 CN¥4,003
August Shanghai Tokyo China Eastern 8/1/21 8/7/21 0 CN¥11,832
September Shanghai Tokyo EVA Air 9/13/21 9/18/21 1 CN¥4,003
October Shanghai Tokyo JAL 10/6/21 10/18/21 0 CN¥5,155

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

14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CN¥17,891 CN¥17,696
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CN¥17,696 CN¥16,511
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
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18 19 20 21 22 23 24
CN¥10,706 CN¥10,804
25 26 27 28 29 30 1

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¥6,326.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo is CN¥798,708.

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
JAL 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 04:00 11:05

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¥4,771.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Tokyo is CN¥798,708.

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 3 hours and 3 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 42 direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Tokyo?
Answer: Japan Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Tokyo.

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Tokyo Last modified: Apr 19, 2021 15:59 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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.

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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