Qingdao to Shanghai Flights

Qingdao to Shanghai Flight Info

Peak season for travel

June
US$88

Off-season for travel

February
US$86

Cheapest return ticket price

US$61
Qingdao(TAO) ⇒ Shanghai(PVG)

Cheapest direct flight price

US$44
Qingdao(TAO) ⇒ Shanghai(PVG)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Qingdao to Shanghai based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How long does it take to fly from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA)?

    It takes about 1 hour 38 minutes to fly from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Shanghai?

    • The distance from Hongqiao International Airport to downtown is about 14km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
    • The distance from Pudong International Airport to downtown is about 32km, by taxi about 50 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Qingdao to Shanghai depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Qingdao (TAO) at 06:25 and arrives in Shanghai (PVG) at 08:15.
  • What time does the latest flight from Qingdao to Shanghai depart?

    The latest flight departs from Qingdao (TAO) at 20:30 and arrives in Shanghai (PVG) at 22:15.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA)?

    Airlines with flights from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA): China Eastern Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Juneyao Airlines.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA)?

    Shandong Airlines operates 94 non-stop flights from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA).
  • How many airports are there in Shanghai (SHA)?

  • What are some travel guidelines for Shanghai during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Shanghai, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA) Flight Schedule

Flight info.
Departure
Arrival
RouteWeekly Schedule
Alitalia

07:10

TAO

08:50

PVG

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China Eastern Airlines

07:20

TAO

08:55

SHA

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China Eastern Airlines

07:25

TAO

09:00

PVG

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Shandong Airlines

07:30

TAO

09:10

SHA

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China Southern Airlines

08:00

TAO

09:50

SHA

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China Eastern Airlines

08:05

TAO

09:50

SHA

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Shandong Airlines

08:30

TAO

10:05

PVG

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Spring Airlines

09:05

TAO

10:40

SHA

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Shandong Airlines

10:40

TAO

12:25

SHA

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China Eastern Airlines

10:50

TAO

12:35

SHA

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Shanghai Airlines

10:55

TAO

12:30

SHA

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China Eastern Airlines

11:40

TAO

13:20

SHA

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Shandong Airlines

11:50

TAO

13:35

SHA

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Shandong Airlines

13:00

TAO

14:35

SHA

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Air China

14:45

TAO

16:20

PVG

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China Eastern Airlines

14:50

TAO

16:40

SHA

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China Southern Airlines

15:05

TAO

16:40

SHA

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Air China

15:15

TAO

17:00

PVG

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Shandong Airlines

15:30

TAO

17:10

SHA

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Shandong Airlines

15:35

TAO

17:15

SHA

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China Eastern Airlines

17:15

TAO

18:50

SHA

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Shandong Airlines

17:25

TAO

19:05

SHA

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China Eastern Airlines

18:15

TAO

20:05

SHA

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China Eastern Airlines

18:55

TAO

20:35

SHA

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Shandong Airlines

19:30

TAO

21:15

PVG

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Air China

19:35

TAO

21:15

SHA

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Shandong Airlines

20:10

TAO

21:50

SHA

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Air France

20:15

TAO

21:50

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Air China

20:25

TAO

22:05

PVG

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Air China

21:05

TAO

22:45

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Flight from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA)

Shanghai is China’s biggest, richest, busiest, and vibrant city. It is the world’s most populated city with more than 24 million people. Shanghai is famously known as “Oriental Paris”. It has the world’s largest seaports and is China’s major commercial and industrial center. Regarded as a center of commerce between the west and the east, it has now become a multinational hub of finance and business.

Tip: The best time to visit Shanghai is from October to November if you want to enjoy water towns, The Bund and scenery in comfortable weather.

Flying to Shanghai

Shanghai has two international airports, Shanghai Pudong International Airport that handles 60% of flights and is a major aviation hub, and Hongqiao International Airport caters to the remaining 40% of the flights.

The flight time is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Around 47 flights fly from Qingdao to Shanghai every day of which, 6 are direct flights to Shanghai and the remaining 41 are connecting flights on this route. China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Air China Airlines, Shandong Air are the most preferred airlines on this flight route.

China Eastern Airlines provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Qingdao and Shanghai flights and also offers the cheapest flight from Qingdao to Shanghai.

Tip: The prices of the tickets vary based on the day and time of Qingdao – Shanghai flight booking. Based on the data collected, the best days to book Qingdao to Shanghai flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Accommodation and Tourist Attraction

For budget accommodation, check Xujihui, Pudong, and Former French Concession Area. For nightlife lovers, The Bund is an ideal option.

Shanghai features various architectural styles like Shikumen and Art Deco, popular tourist attractions such as modern ever-expanding skylines, historical landmarks, Shanghai's Promenade: The Bund, Shanghai Happy Valley, Shanghai Acrobatics, Madame Tussauds Shanghai, Yu Garden, City God Temple, Shanghai Tower, China Pavilion, Jade Buddha Temple, and Shanghai World Financial Center.

Tip: Two days are sufficient to see tourist attractions in Shanghai. You can spend exploring neighboring towns such as Hangzhou and Suzhou (no visa required to visit these cities). These are leisurely cities with beautiful scenery and ancient cultures. You can reach these cities in one hour on a bullet train from Shanghai.

Food and Shopping

Eat like a local to enjoy cultural and authentic food. Shanghai has an abundance of food and shopping choices. The cuisines are diverse as its history and architecture. Red, shiny, and sweet – define Shanghai's local cuisine with sugar being the main ingredient.

Shanghai is a shopper’s paradise. Nanjing Road and Huaihai Road are the main shopping streets that offer branded international items. The brands are more expensive than elsewhere, but the choices are many.

Tip: High-quality items, as well as nearly spot-on copies of famous brands, are available. Be extra cautious to differentiate original from a fake.

 Commuting and Language/ Culture

High-speed trains and flights connect to Shanghai from most cities. Metro is the second choice as it is fast and cheap. 12 subway lines link the city making it easier to travel to the top destinations and hubs. The city has over 50,000 taxies and a highly developed network of public transportation.

The language spoken is Wu Chinese, but the traditional language is Shanghainese spoken by about 14 million people. People also speak good English in Shanghai.

If you are planning to visit Shanghai to witness the blend of history, tradition, and modernity, Trip.com is just a click away. We make your trip economical, hassle-free, memorable and enjoyable. 

Visit our app today to know more about cheap flights from Qingdao and Shanghai. Trip.com with its 24/7 customer support can assist you to plan the perfect trip with great deals and offers. Combine your Qingdao – Shanghai flight booking with the discount hotel to avail of the biggest savings and great travel deal.

  • Plan Your Trip from Qingdao (TAO) to Shanghai (SHA)

    Shanghai attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Whether you’re taking a last-minute break or a much needed getaway, flights from Qingdao to Shanghai on Trip.com can help you get there with ease. With Trip.com, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Shanghai, check the best season to visit, and preview Shanghai attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Shanghai, the best time to book flights from Qingdao to Shanghai is now! Planning a trip from Qingdao to Shanghai is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. Whether you are flying one-way, non-stop, or round-trip, you will find just the flight you need with us. If you want to lock in a great deal for your flights, go for a round-trip flight, if you need flexibility with your itinerary, book a one-way flight to Shanghai. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online and on the go. Pack your travel accessories, make a must-see bucket list, and book your flight to Shanghai on Trip.com today!

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