More Information about Shanghai
Shanghai in China has the honor of being the largest city in the world in terms of population size which, as of 2017, stands at 24 million. 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 while viewing the city. The World Financial Center and the revolving restaurant at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower also offer magnificent views of the city from above, while Nanjing Road provides an excellent opportunity to shop for souvenirs.
Flying to Shanghai
1. Which airports serve Singapore to Shanghai?
Your flight to Shanghai from Singapore will fly from the Changi International Airport, a busy, thriving hub that provides daily flights all around the world. Flights arriving in Shanghai from Singapore will land at Pudong Airport which has good connections to the city center by train.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Singapore to Shanghai?
Most of these flights are served by Singapore Airlines, providing daily departures, direct to Shanghai, and Spring and China Eastern also offer similar flights. Other airlines offer daily departures but require a connection. Sichuan, Air India, Royal Brunei, Ethiopian, Thai Lion, and Srilankan also provide some departures throughout the week if you need a particular departure time.
3. How long is the flight?
If you booked a direct flight from Singapore to Shanghai, you can expect the flight to take 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 to 84°F in summer and dipping to 40°F in the winter. Shanghai usually sees larger downpours in June and August, while Singapore experiences heavier rainfall throughout November and January.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
Shanghai’s currency is the Chinese Yuan and it can be acquired at most exchanges, either at banks or airports. ATMs can also be used to withdraw cash with credit cards such as Visa and Mastercard, but it is also advisable to carry plenty of change with you.
You will need a visa to enter China and it is best practice to apply for this one month before your arrival. As part of the application process, you need to provide a detailed itinerary, including all the places you plan to visit and your hotel bookings. 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. While you’re staying in Shanghai, you should also take the opportunity to see a performance at the Shanghai Circus World.
Those 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 Yuyuan Garden, while the Shanghai Natural Wild Insect Kingdom is popular with creepy, crawly lovers.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Singapore to Shanghai?
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Singapore to Shanghai?
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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Compare Flight Prices from Singapore to Shanghai 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 Singapore to Shanghai flights.
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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Singapore to Shanghai
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Singapore to Shanghai
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 $571.
The average price for direct flights from Singapore to Shanghai is $826.
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
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 $314.
The average price for round trip flights from Singapore to Shanghai is $543.
Singapore to Shanghai Flight Questions
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