Shanghai in China is the most populous city in the world, with a population of more than 24 million as of 2017. Renowned for its museums and historic buildings, Shanghai offers tourists plenty to see and do. From the world’s fastest train to a boat or ferry cruise, there is a myriad of ways to get around Shanghai. The World Financial Center offers a magnificent view of the city, while Nanjing Road provides an excellent opportunity to shop for souvenirs.
Flying to Shanghai
1. Which Airports serve Singapore to Shanghai?
Changi Airport is one of the most popular airports serving flights to Shanghai from Singapore and is located at the eastern end of Singapore. It is the major civilian airport in Singapore. Flights arriving in Shanghai from Singapore will land at Pudong Airport.
2. Which Airlines operate flights from Singapore to Shanghai?
Singapore Airlines is the major provider for these flights, with daily departures and no connections required. Spring and China Eastern offer similar flights. Other airlines, including Air China, All Nippon, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, EVA Air, Finnair, Garuda, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Philippine, Qantas, Shenzhen, Swiss, Thai, Turkish, Vietnam, West Air and Xiamen, also offer daily departures but require a connection. Sichuan, Air India, Royal Brunei, Ethiopian, Thai Lion and SriLankan also offer some departures throughout the week.
3. How long is the flight?
A direct flight from Singapore to Shanghai takes approximately 5 hours. With layovers, flights will typically take 8 hours or longer. Shanghai is in the same time zone as Singapore.
4. Climate changes between Singapore to Shanghai
Singapore has fairly constant warm temperatures, while Shanghai enjoys a more varied climate with the heat peaking in July and August and very cool temperatures in December through February. Shanghai experiences significant rainfall in June and August, while Singapore experiences heavier rainfall throughout November to January.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
Shanghai’s currency is the Chinese Yuan and it can be acquired at most Shanghai banks, international airports, hotels and money exchange booths. Credit cards such as Mastercard and Visa can be used at ATMs to obtain currency.
A visa is required to enter China and should be applied for one month in advance of arrival. A detailed itinerary, including all the places that you plan to visit and your hotel bookings, must be provided as part of the visa application process. You are required to carry your passport at all times as police carry out random spot checks, especially near sporting events.
Shanghai is an extremely busy city with numerous museums and historic buildings, such as the Shanghai Museum and the Shanghai Municipal History Museum. Shanghai also provides the opportunity to take in performances at Shanghai Circus World.
Those who are looking to explore Shanghai should be sure to check out Zhujiajiao. This ancient water town in Shanghai can be explored on foot or by ferry or boat. There are many routes available to take and many canals, bridges and other pieces of architecture to take in.
Families may also enjoy spending some time at Shanghai Disneyland Park or the Yu Garden.
Singapore to Shanghai Last modified: Dec 12, 2018 0:47 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Singapore to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Singapore to Shanghai.
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Cheapest Day To Fly from Singapore to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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 Singapore to Shanghai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Singapore to Shanghai by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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 Singapore to Shanghai flights.
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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Singapore to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Singapore to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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 Singapore to Shanghai is $382.
The average price for direct flights from Singapore to Shanghai is $463.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Singapore to Shanghai.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Singapore to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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 Singapore to Shanghai. 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 Singapore to Shanghai is $292.
The average price for round trip flights from Singapore to Shanghai is $374.
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Airlines in Singapore flying to Shanghai Last modified: Dec 12, 2018 0:47 -05:00Number of routes searched: 227Number of itineraries searched: 32,574,154
Wondering which airlines fly out of Singapore to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Singapore airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.
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