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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Chengdu

Shanghai to Chengdu Flight Info

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Shanghai(PVG) ⇒ Chengdu(CTU)

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Shanghai(SHA) ⇒ Chengdu(CTU)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Shanghai (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Shanghai to Chengdu 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 Shanghai (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU)?

    It takes about 3 hours 26 minutes to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Chengdu?

    • The distance from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to downtown is about 14km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
    • The distance from Chengdu Tianfu International Airport to downtown is about 51km, by taxi about 1 hour 10 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Shanghai to Chengdu depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Shanghai (SHA) at 06:40 and arrives in Chengdu (CTU) at 10:10.
  • What time does the latest flight from Shanghai to Chengdu depart?

    The latest flight departs from Shanghai (PVG) at 21:50 and arrives in Chengdu (CTU) at 01:10.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU)?

  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU)?

    China Eastern Airlines operates 222 non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU).
  • How many airports are there in Chengdu (CTU)?

  • What are some travel guidelines for Chengdu 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 Chengdu, 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.
Flights from Shanghai to Chengdu

Chengdu, the city of giant pandas and hidden monasteries is located in the southwestern part of China. The capital of Sichuan province, Chengdu, has its glorifying history. This beautiful city was the capital of the Shu Kingdom, and the city name remained almost unchanged all through these years. Cultural enrichment, creativity, and innovation designated Chengdu as the City of gastronomy by UNESCO. If you are a foodie and love to have spicy Chinese food; Chengdu is a perfect destination for you. There is a wide range of restaurants that offer some of the best Chinese dishes like Kung Pao Chicken, Szechuan Chicken, Tofu, and the list goes on. Roamed around the city all day long? Grab a drought beer and start enjoying Chengdu’s vibrant nightlife along with some of the authentic Chinese cuisine. 

Tip: Spring season is considered one of the best times to visit Chengdu. If you visit during the time of March to June, be ready to please your eyes with some delightful landscapes.

Fly from Shanghai to Chengdu

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is the main airport where you will be landing if you are coming from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. There are over 15 direct flights to Chengdu from Shanghai which flies daily. A wide range of cheap flights from Shanghai is provided by air carrier companies like Spring Airlines, Juneyao Airlines. The fastest flight from Shanghai to Chengdu takes 3 hours. Air China, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines are the other air carrier companies that run their direct flights daily. If Shanghai-Chengdu flight booking is done at least 4 to 5 weeks prior to your date of the journey; you can find some of the best deals for Shanghai to Chengdu flights. 

Tip: If you book a round-trip ticket from Shanghai to Chengdu instead of a one-way ticket; you can own the tickets with some special discounts. 

Places to visit in Chengdu

One of the most important cultural hubs of China, Chengdu has an enormous variety of destinations to offer to its visitors. Whenever you are entering the city area from the airport; the first impression of Chengdu would be it’s a stylish city with modern amenities. But once you roam around the city and the surrounding areas, you will be overwhelmed with its organic feeling. World-famous for its giant pandas, you can spend some quality time with these adorable creatures if you visit their research center. The trip to Chengdu will be incomplete without visiting Leshan Giant Buddha, standing 71 meters tall and 24 meters wide. This world heritage site is worth visiting and just a 2-hour drive from the main city. Love to spend some time in the lap of nature? Then Mount Qingcheng can magnetize you with its stunning landscapes. 

Tip: If you are looking to explore the cultural enrichment of Chengdu; don’t forget to attend any of the Sichuan Opera shows, one of the oldest theatrical forms practiced by the local people.

Where to stay in Chengdu?

Tianfu square is considered as one of the best areas to stay in Chengdu. A wide variety of restaurants, pubs, shopping areas are available here according to your budget. Tai Koo Li, Chunxi Road, Kuanzhai Alley are some of the other areas you can consider staying in. Prefer hotels that provide free breakfast for a hassle-free morning—looking for a trip to Chengdu? Visit Trip.com and start searching hundreds of options on flight and hotel bookings.

  • Plan Your Trip from Shanghai (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU)

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

  • A Trip to Remember (SHA—CTU)

    Make your journey from Shanghai (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU) a trip to remember by using Trip.com to view Chengdu attractions before you arrive. Once you know what to do in Chengdu, 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 Chengdu.