Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Shenzhen

Shanghai to Shenzhen Flight Info

Cheapest return ticket price

US$177
Shanghai(SHA) ⇒ Shenzhen(SZX)

Cheapest direct flight price

US$96
Shanghai(SHA) ⇒ Shenzhen(SZX)

Peak season for travel

January
US$92

Off-season for travel

September
US$18

Price Trends for the Coming 12 Weeks

Shanghai (SHA) - Shenzhen (SZX)

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  • Jan

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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Shenzhen

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Shanghai (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Shanghai to Shenzhen 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 Shenzhen (SZX)?

    It takes about 2 hours 39 minutes to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Shenzhen?

    • The distance from Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport to downtown is about 26km, by taxi about 40 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Shanghai to Shenzhen depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Shanghai (SHA) at 06:30 and arrives in Shenzhen (SZX) at 08:55.
  • What time does the latest flight from Shanghai to Shenzhen depart?

    The latest flight departs from Shanghai (SHA) at 21:50 and arrives in Shenzhen (SZX) at 00:40.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX)?

    Airlines with flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX): China Southern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Spring Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines and Air China.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX)?

    Xiamen Airlines operates 188 non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX).
  • How many airports are there in Shenzhen (SZX)?

  • What are some travel guidelines for Shenzhen 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 Shenzhen, 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 Shenzhen (SZX)

Shenzhen is a modern metropolis in southeastern China. The coastal city is known for linking Hong Kong to mainland China and is located in Guangdong Province. The international metropolis is dubbed as ‘China Silicon’ for the vast number of high-tech companies present here. Shenzhen is also becoming an innovative hub with many start-ups emerging here. The modern city is also known for its beaches, theme parks, culture and art galleries. 

Tip: Shenzhen has a subtropical climate with mild sunshine and rain throughout the year. Best time to visit is from November to January. 

Flights to Shenzhen

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport (SZX) serves the city of Shenzhen. It was formerly known as Shenzhen Huangtian Airport. The airport is located 32 km north-west from the city centre on the east bank of the Pearl River. Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport is one of the largest airport hubs of the Pearl River Delta. 

One can take one of the many flights from Shanghai to Shenzhen. Direct flights to Shenzhen typically take 2 hours and 20 minutes and is by Spring Airlines. Flights by Juneyao Pacific airlines, China Eastern Airways, and China Southern airlines are other options of cheap flights from Shanghai.

Tip: Shenzhen has many options for commuting from the airport. One can take a taxi, cab, shuttle bus, metro, city buses or ferry.

Things to see in Shenzhen:

The museums and art galleries are must-visit for any trip to Shenzhen. Shenzhen Museum is known for its numerous displays of cultural handicrafts and fossils. To see the modern artwork of international and Chinese artist, visit the He Xiangning Art Museum. OCT-Loft has many hip boutiques and art galleries converted from old factories. Dafen Painting Town is must visit to see the artists live painting reproduction of classic paintings. 

Visit the Ping An International Finance Centre which is a 600 meter tall building known for its contemporary architecture. The city is known for its many theme parks. Also visiting Splendid China – Folk Culture Villages is a good to know about China, its culture and its long history. The Window of the World showcases countries and cultures from all over the world. People visiting with kids should go to Happy Valley, the largest one and looking over the picturesque coastline. Some of the popular beaches of the city are Dameisha Beach and Xiaomeisha Beach. 

Tip: Camp for the night at Xichong Beach and enjoy the beautiful sunrise. One can also do fishing, beach barbeque or a bonfire. 

Shopping in Shenzhen:

Shenzhen is known for its shopping, especially electronic product shopping. China’s Silicon Valley has a rich variety of electronic products of the latest style. Apart from electronic products, the city also is known for shopping of fashionable clothing and jewelry. There are many shopping malls which sell everything from high-quality brands to local brands and from high-end products to basic commodities. 

Huaqiangbeui Electronics Market is the best place for buying electronic products whereas Dongman is good for daily use products. Other popular shopping areas are Shen Nan Zhong, Renmin Nan and Nanshan. Shop at the Luohu Commercial City mall for custom clothing, faux designer bags and an array of wares. Shenzhen Dongman Baima Clothing market has numerous shops selling clothes from big brands to export clothing. 


Other shopping zones like Nanshan, Renmin Nan and Shen Nan Zhong respectively have their own characteristics. Apart from these, the Chung Ying Street located in Yantian District attracts lots of visitors since it is a tax-free street.

Tip: Shop at the Chung Ying Street, Yantian District for tax-free products. 

Explore the China's Silicon city with Trip.com. The Trip.com app is perfect for any travel-related information. One can access the app on mobile or visit the website to know about Shanghai to Shenzhen flights. Best would be to combine Shanghai-Shenzhen flight booking for great deals with discount hotel reservations. Plan a memorable trip with the help of 24-hour customer service and quality travel service of Trip.com.

  • Plan Your Trip from Shanghai (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX)

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

  • A Trip to Remember (SHA—SZX)

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