Shanghai to Busan Flights

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Shanghai to Busan Flight Info

Peak season for travel

January
US$196

Off-season for travel

March
US$189

Cheapest return ticket price

US$1,649
Shanghai(PVG) ⇒ Busan(PUS)

Cheapest direct flight price

US$418
Shanghai(PVG) ⇒ Busan(PUS)

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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Shanghai to Busan 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 much do flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around US$1,160.
  • How long does it take to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS)?

    It takes about 1 hour 50 minutes to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Busan?

    • The distance from Gimhae International Airport to downtown is about 10km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Shanghai to Busan depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Shanghai (PVG) at 08:40 and arrives in Busan (PUS) at 11:35.
  • What time does the latest flight from Shanghai to Busan depart?

    The latest flight departs from Shanghai (PVG) at 18:05 and arrives in Busan (PUS) at 21:05.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS)?

    Airlines with flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS): Korean Air, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Asiana Airlines.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS)?

    Shanghai Airlines operates 1 non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS).
  • How many airports are there in Busan (PUS)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Busan (PUS): Gimhae International Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Busan 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 Busan, 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.

Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS) Flight Schedule

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Departure
Arrival
RouteWeekly Schedule
China Eastern Airlines

08:40

PVG

11:35

PUS

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Korean Air

10:55

PVG

13:40

PUS

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China Eastern Airlines

11:00

PVG

14:00

PUS

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Asiana Airlines

11:40

PVG

14:20

PUS

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China Eastern Airlines

13:55

PVG

16:50

PUS

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Shanghai Airlines

14:10

PVG

16:50

PUS

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Korean Air

18:05

PVG

21:05

PUS

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Flight from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS)

Formerly known as Pusan, Busan, is the second-most populous city in South Korea. This port city has Korea's busiest ports and the fifth busiest in the world. Busan is the cultural, economical and educational center of the southeastern part of South Korea. The city is a major tourist destination and receives millions of tourists every year. Tourists often come to this region for hiking, trekking and to visit the Buddhist Temples located deep amidst the mountains. One of the most famous temples, The Beomeosa Temple, founded in 678 AD, is always filled with tourists and worshipers.

Tip: Busan is visited by thousands of visitors daily, so it is advisable to book your flight 2 to 3 months before the travel date to avoid price surge.

Getting There

Gimhae International Airport (PUS), opened in 1976, is situated on the western end of Busan, South Korea and serves as the main airport for the city. There are many direct flights to Busan from Shanghai with almost 25 operating weekly. You can book with one of the airlines providing nonstop service for Shanghai to Busan flights. The usual duration of direct flights from Shanghai to Busan takes around 12-20 hours. The Cathay Dragon, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, China Airlines, and Air Macau are popular airlines on this route.

Tip: There are many convenient ways to get to Busan center from Gimhae Airport, like subway, train, bus, taxi, car or town car.

Things to see

Busan, surrounded by mountains and beset by the sea, is Korea's second-largest city.  Home to many majestic mountains, steaming hot springs, glistening beaches, and fantastic seafood. It is a must-visit city for travelers making their way through South Korea to explore the dynamic beauty of this city and its rich culture and history. For art lovers, Busan offers several historical buildings and museums. One should visit Gamcheon Culture Village, which has thousands of paintings, artworks, and graffiti scattered around and decorates this village. Visit the Haedong Yonggung Temple built during the Goryeo Dynasty and situated along the coast in Busan. Spend a relaxing day at the famous Haeundae Beach, an ideal destination for a sun-soaked day. This promises to be an exceptional experience combined with world-class luxury and untouched nature. 

Walking along the Haeundae beach leads to Dongbaekseom Island. This splendid peninsula, located between the coast and Gwangalli Beach, provides spectacular views. Some of the other places to visit are Jagalchi Market, Taejongdae, Gwangalli Beach, Yongdusan Park, Gwangan Bridge, and Busan Tower.

Tip: The Sea Life Busan Aquarium is a must-visit place, is located around the corner of Haeundae Beach. It offers a massive collection of sea creatures with more than 250 species of aquatic life.

Where to dine, shop and stay

Busan is known for the best seafood dishes and local cuisine, you will get the best of South Korean food here. Jagalchi Market has the trendiest restaurants and cafés by the street as well as luxury buffets and restaurants if budget is not a constraint. 

If you are looking for cheap restaurants or street food, go to the Gukje Market area. 

BIFF Square Street is the area to enjoy the nightlife as it is a hub for bars and pubs as well. You can try out some local delicacies like Dwaeji Gukbap (Pork Soup), Chimaek (Chicken and Beer), Ssiat Hotteok (Seed Pancakes), Eomuk (Fish Cake).

For budget hotels, the best areas to search for accommodation are Jagalchi Market Street. It has many guest houses, hostels, and hotels in an affordable range. 

For high-end and luxury hotels go for hotels and resorts in Yeongdo Island, Haeundae-gu, Nampo-dong, and Gwangbok-dong area. One can also experience the Buddhist culture and tradition at Beomeosa Temple Stay, which is a popular staying option.

You can buy all kinds of items in Busan from local products to a luxury international brand at BIFF Square and Lotte Duty-Free Shop. 

You can buy one of Korea's most popular street snacks, fish cakes, or Nepomuk, traditional ceramic tableware, Raspberry wine, and artifacts from the local markets like Gukje Market, BIFF Square, and Jagalchi Market

Tip: Busanjin Market, an indoor shopping mall has hundreds of small shops selling souvenirs clothes, and textiles, at affordable prices. Here you can shop or try for ready-made hanbok (traditional Korean costume).

Shanghai to Busan booking can be done through Trip.com conveniently. You can be assured of a variety of options for an economical and memorable holiday in Busan including best deals and cheap flights from Shanghai.

  • Plan Your Trip from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS)

    Busan 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 Shanghai to Busan on Trip.com can help you get there with ease. With Trip.com, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Busan, check the best season to visit, and preview Busan attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Busan, the best time to book flights from Shanghai to Busan is now! Planning a trip from Shanghai to Busan 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 Busan. 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 Busan on Trip.com today!

  • A Trip to Remember (SHA—PUS)

    Make your journey from Shanghai (SHA) to Busan (PUS) a trip to remember by using Trip.com to view Busan attractions before you arrive. Once you know what to do in Busan, you can reserve and book in advance for the best travel experience possible. Planning ahead is the most effective way to ensure your whole travel experience goes smoothly. Whether you need help choosing the perfect restaurant, discovering the best places to try local flavors, or finding the most stunning views in town, Trip.com is with you every step of the way for your trip to Busan.