Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Osaka


Shanghai to Osaka Flight Info

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Shanghai(SHA) ⇒ Osaka(UKB)

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Shanghai(PVG) ⇒ Osaka(KIX)

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Shanghai (SHA) to Osaka (OSA) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Shanghai to Osaka based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Osaka (OSA) cost?

    According to's data, the lowest price is around US$1,166.
  • How long does it take to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Osaka (OSA)?

    It takes about 2 hours 9 minutes to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Osaka (OSA).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Osaka?

    • The distance from Kansai International Airport to downtown is about 38km, by taxi about 50 minutes.
    • The distance from Kobe Airport to downtown is about 26km, by taxi about 40 minutes.
    • The distance from Osaka International Airport to downtown is about 12km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Shanghai to Osaka depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Shanghai (PVG) at 07:45 and arrives in Osaka (KIX) at 10:55.
  • What time does the latest flight from Shanghai to Osaka depart?

    The latest flight departs from Shanghai (PVG) at 19:05 and arrives in Osaka (KIX) at 22:00.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Osaka (OSA)?

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

    Japan Airlines operates 60 non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Osaka (OSA).
  • How many airports are there in Osaka (OSA)?

    There are 3 airport(s) near Osaka (OSA): Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Kobe Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Osaka 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 Osaka, 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.
Flight from Shanghai (SHA) to Osaka (OSA)

Osaka is a commercial center and a large port city located on the island of Honshu in Japan. It was traditionally considered as the economic powerhouse of Japan. In the 7th and 8th centuries it had developed into an important regional port. It also served as the imperial capital during this period. The city flourished during Edo period in 1603 to 1867 and was known as the center of Japanese culture. Osaka expanded in size when the industrialization happened during the period of Meji Restoration. Today the city is known for nightlife and modern architecture. But along with modernization the city has maintained its rich history. The city has managed to attract tourist for its museums, galleries and many more.

Tip: The best and economical mode of travel in Osaka is by train and bus. It is connected to all the major places including the airport.

Getting There

Osaka has two airports but Kansai International Airport  is the only international serving Osaka and surrounding region. The airport designed by famous architect Renzo Piano has the longest airport terminal in the world. At present, there are around 142 direct flights to Osaka from Shanghai operating every week. you can book one of these direct flights from Shanghai to Osaka. The duration of Shanghai to Osaka flights is around 2 hours. Among the 9 airlines offering direct flights, popular ones are China Eastern Airline & Peach Airways.

Tip: Book your flight well in advance (30 to 60 days priort) as the rates go up the closer you get to your travel date.

What to See 

The locals refer Osaka as one of the most laid back city of Japan. The people here are known for their warm hospitality making the city best place to learn about the Japanese culture. The first place that you should visit is Osaka-jo a castle that dates from 1538 which was destroyed and rebuilt in 1931. Take a trip to Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum where you can learn about the art of ukiyoe which is a type of Japanese print.  The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living is considered as one of the best museums in Osaka which is an open air museum covered in models of houses and traditional buildings. Visit one of the oldest shrines of Japan, the Sumiyoshi Shrine built 1800 years ago. Visit the main landmark of the country Umeda Sky Building that has an observatory at height of 173 meter to view the beautiful landscape of the city. Visit the Maishima Pottery Museum where the gallery features range of very unique pottery pieces. Some of the other places to visit are Abeno Harukas, Osaka Aquarium, Tempozan Ferris Wheel, Shitennoji Temple, The Tower of Sun and many more.

Tip: You can make your own pot using a potter’s wheel at the Maishima Pottery Museum.

Eat & Stay

Osaka is the best city for food in Japan. Dotonbori is the central hub of the best restaurants, bars and cafes of the city.  Best street food and budget food is at Kuromon Ichiba Market. Namba is also known for excellent night clubs and pubs.

If you are first time visitor then Shinbashi and Namba are most convenient place to stay as commuting to major attractions becomes very easy.  Here you will get options of budget to high-end hotels. Other good areas to stay are Umeda and Nipponbashi.

Go to Shinsaibashi District which the locals as the best place for shopping. Here you will get anything and everything. Also visit the longest shopping street of Japan Tenjinbashi-suji, you can shop from furniture, books to clothing and accessories.

Tip: You should try the local delicacy Okonomiyaki a kind of pancake made with shredded cabbage.

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