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Tokyo to Shanghai Last modified: Aug 26, 2019 1:55 -04:00

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

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Mon 10/21
Thu 10/17
Mon 10/21
China Eastern
Tue 11/5
Sun 11/10
Air China
Tue 11/5
Thu 11/7
Fri 12/6
Sun 12/8
Thu 11/7
1 stop
Sun 11/10
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Tokyo to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Tokyo to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ¥33,851.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Tokyo to Shanghai?

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 Tokyo to Shanghai 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 Tokyo to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days ¥43,130 ¥43,869
7-14 days ¥43,236 ¥42,392
14-21 days ¥35,854 ¥41,970
21-30 days ¥40,494 ¥39,861
30-60 days ¥30,582 ¥32,585
60-90 days ¥34,061 ¥34,800
90+ days ¥34,378 ¥34,800

Cheapest Day To Fly from Tokyo to Shanghai

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

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Compare Flight Prices from Tokyo 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 Tokyo to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Tokyo Shanghai All Nippon 8/29/19 9/8/19 0 ¥43,763
September Tokyo Shanghai JAL 9/29/19 10/9/19 0 ¥38,174
October Tokyo Shanghai Peach 10/17/19 10/21/19 0 ¥30,582
November Tokyo Shanghai China Eastern 11/1/19 11/3/19 0 ¥34,061
December Tokyo Shanghai China Eastern 12/3/19 12/13/19 1 ¥34,800
January Tokyo Shanghai China Eastern 1/7/20 1/9/20 1 ¥34,800
February Tokyo Shanghai China Eastern 2/21/20 2/24/20 1 ¥34,800
March Tokyo Shanghai China Eastern 3/3/20 3/10/20 1 ¥34,800

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Tokyo to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7
¥49,668 ¥43,763
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
¥43,763 ¥41,970
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
¥41,970 ¥40,916
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
¥40,916 ¥41,865
29 30 1 2 3 4 5

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Tokyo 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 Tokyo to Shanghai is ¥38,174.

The average price for direct flights from Tokyo to Shanghai is ¥37,436.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Tokyo to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 20:30 20:30
Air China 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 03:55 14:30
Shanghai 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 08:30 20:55
Jetstar Japan 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 17:15 17:15
Juneyao 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 20:00 20:00
JAL 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 04:20 14:25
Peach 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:45 21:45
China Eastern 7 6 7 6 7 7 6 03:40 12:50
All Nippon 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 04:35 17:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Tokyo 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 Tokyo 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 Tokyo to Shanghai is ¥28,683.

The average price for round trip flights from Tokyo to Shanghai is ¥36,803.

Tokyo to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Tokyo to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Tokyo to Shanghai flight time is 3 hours and 17 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Tokyo?
Answer: The distance from Tokyo to Shanghai is 1,734 kilometers (1,078 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Tokyo to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 172 direct flights from Tokyo to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Tokyo airlines for direct flights from Tokyo to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 26% of the non-stop flights between Tokyo and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Tokyo to Shanghai?
Answer: Seoul, KR

Airlines in Tokyo flying to Shanghai Last modified: Aug 26, 2019 1:55 -04:00Number of routes searched: 311Number of itineraries searched: 180,933,369

Wondering which airlines fly out of Tokyo to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Tokyo airlines with flights to Shanghai. 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.

Tokyo to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
China Southern -
Shanghai -
Jetstar Japan -
Juneyao -
China Eastern -
All Nippon -
Sichuan CTU
Cebu Pacific MNL
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
Air China PEK
Air China CTU
Air China DLC
Air China SZX
China Airlines TSA
China Airlines KHH
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern PEK
China Southern CGO
China Southern CGQ
Major Airlines LAX
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
Garuda DPS
Tianjin TSN
Hainan PEK
Hainan XIY
Hong Kong HKG
Dragonair HKG
Korean ICN
Korean GMP
Korean PUS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen XMN
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 GMP
Asiana PUS
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
Qantas BNE
Qantas MEL
Shandong TAO
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
United ORD
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN
Nokscoot Airlines Co Ltd DMK
Shenzhen CAN
Shenzhen SZX

Tokyo to Shanghai Airports

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