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Beijing to Shanghai - Flights Starting at US$70

Book one-way or return flights from Beijing to Shanghai from as little as US$70. Choose from the popular airlines below and book your flight today!

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Cheapest airlines flights from Beijing to Shanghai

View airlines operating flights from Beijing to Shanghai. Compare prices, find the option that best suits your travel needs, and enjoy a comfortable journey with a trusted airline.

China United Airlines
From US$62
Shanghai Airlines
From US$64
China Southern Airlines
From US$70
Juneyao Airlines
From US$72
China Eastern Airlines
From US$73
Xiamen Airlines
From US$73
Shenzhen Airlines
From US$74
Sichuan Airlines
From US$75
Hainan Airlines
From US$77
Air China
From US$78
ANA airlines

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Alternative Routes from Beijing to Shanghai

Discover different routes, airlines, and transfers and find the best alternative flights for your journey from Beijing to Shanghai.

  • Cheapest
    China United Airlines
    2h 5m
    Beijing Daxing International Airport - Shanghai Pudong International Airport
    Sun, Jun 9China United Airlines
  • Shanghai Airlines
    2h 25m
    Beijing Daxing International Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
    Sat, Jun 15Shanghai Airlines
  • Hainan Airlines
    2h 10m
    Beijing Capital International Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
    Sat, Jun 15Hainan Airlines
  • Hainan Airlines
    2h 10m
    Beijing Capital International Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
    Sat, Jun 15Hainan Airlines
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Beijing (BJS) to Shanghai (SHA) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Beijing to Shanghai based on the departure date and time of your selection. By analyzing data from all airlines, we've discovered that on, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How long does it take to fly from Beijing (BJS) to Shanghai (SHA) and what is the distance?

    It takes around 2 hours 19 minutes to fly from Beijing (BJS) to Shanghai (SHA).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Shanghai?

    • The distance from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to downtown is about 33km. It takes about 50 minutes by taxi.
    • The distance from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to downtown is about 13km. It takes about 30 minutes by taxi.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Beijing (BJS) to Shanghai (SHA)?

    Airlines with flights from Beijing (BJS) to Shanghai (SHA): Juneyao Airlines, Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines and China Eastern Airlines.

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Beijing to Shanghai Flight Information

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Average flight time

2 hours 19 minutes

Popular airline

Sichuan Airlines
Flight from Beijing to Shanghai

Shanghai is the country's largest city and a regional financial center situated in China's central coast. Shanghai is also known as the' Oriental Paris,' and is the largest and wealthiest town in China. In terms of modernity, the city rivals New York or Paris and boasts a mixed East and West population. Shanghai is a tourist destination renowned for both ancient landmarks and new, ever-expanding skylines.

Tip: The best time to visit Shanghai is between April to May and then October to November.

How to Reach Shanghai

Flights from Beijing to Shanghai take approximately 2 hours 15 minutes to cover the distance of 1178 Kilometers. Beijing to Shanghai flights are frequently available throughout the day. There are many connecting flights which offer cheap flights to Shanghai. There are few airlines such as China Eastern Airways, China united Airways provides direct flights from Beijing to Shanghai. Shanghai has two airports Shanghai Pu Dong and Shanghai Hongqiao and Hongqiao airport are nearest to the city center.

Tip: To get cheaper flight tickets, books the tickets in two-three months advance.

Places to see in Shanghai

Shanghai is a lively, high-rise, bright lights area, towering skyscrapers, colonial-style treasure chest, busy markets, and creative energy. The Bund is the waterfront boulevard of Shanghai, lined with the Longhua Temple heritage buildings. This is the largest and most active temple in Shanghai. Visit the garden of happiness, the Yu Garden which is one of the old towns to the northeast of Shanghai.

Shanghai Museum exterior is designed to look like an ancient bronze cooking vessel called a ding is the most visited place. People's Square is a massive public square in the center of Shanghai to hang out all day, every day. Experience the Buddhist culture in the oldest The jade Buddha temple. 

The Oriental Pearl Tower is 468-meter-tall and is a worth visiting place as tourists enjoy the light show and its views during the night. For arts and crafts lovers, Tianzifang is the best place to spend an evening. Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai Zoo, Shanghai Disney Resort, and the China Art Museum is the place where all ages people love to visit. Xujiahui Cathedral and the Sheshan Basilica are also few worth visiting destinations in Shanghai to see the architecture and designs.

Tip: Visit Fuxing Park to experience the French flavor.

Stay, Shop and Dine in Shanghai

The area surrounding People's Square and the Bund is our number one option for staying in Shanghai. Shanghai's Shops Street and Dimei Shopping Center underneath People's Square offers the cheapest shopping in Shanghai and it is a perfect place to have a bargain shopping experience in Shanghai. For dining, shanghai blends traditional and contemporary venues from local specialties. Streetside shops and cafes offer delicious snacks and drinks. Shanghai offers authentic Chinese cuisines and it’s a home for non-vegetarian. However, there are few vegetarian restaurants are also available.

Tip: Silk and Handicrafts works are world-famous in Shanghai. 

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