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Shanghai to Istanbul Flights

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Selected fares from Shanghai to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SHA IST Sun, Mar 1 - Sun, Mar 22 $587
SHA IST Wed, Mar 25 - Wed, Apr 1 $983
SHA IST Fri, Mar 20 - Thu, Apr 2 $1,022
SHA IST Mon, Jan 19 - Tue, Feb 3 $1,068
SHA IST Thu, Mar 19 - Tue, Mar 24 $1,113
SHA IST Thu, Jan 15 - Thu, Jan 22 $1,221
SHA IST Thu, Feb 26 - Tue, Mar 10 $1,328
SHA IST Thu, Feb 12 - Sun, Feb 22 $4,112
SHA IST Sat, Mar 28 - Mon, Apr 6 $4,518
SHA IST Sat, Feb 28 - Tue, Mar 17 $4,729

Shanghai and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in Shanghai , CN
map of airports in Shanghai
  • 1

    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from PVG to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Air China, Turkish Airlines
  • 2

    Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

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Airports in Istanbul , TR
map of airports in Istanbul
  • 1

    Ataturk airport (IST)

    Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SHA to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Air China, Turkish Airlines
  • 2

    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

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January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Shanghai to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jan 26 Shanghai (PVG) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $587
Earn $5.87
Return Tue, Mar 24 Istanbul (IST) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from Shanghai to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 22 Shanghai (PVG) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $587
Earn $5.87
Return Thu, Jan 29 Istanbul (IST) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Shanghai to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 13 Shanghai (PVG) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $627
Earn $6.27
Return Sun, Feb 15 Istanbul (IST) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Shanghai to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 7 Shanghai (PVG) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $587
Earn $5.87
Return Thu, Mar 19 Istanbul (IST) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Shanghai to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 12 Shanghai (PVG) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $587
Earn $5.87
Return Thu, Feb 19 Istanbul (IST) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Shanghai to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Mar 1 Shanghai (PVG) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $587
Earn $5.87
Return Mon, Mar 16 Istanbul (IST) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from Shanghai to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 17 Shanghai (PVG) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $587
Earn $5.87
Return Tue, Mar 24 Istanbul (IST) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
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Flights to Istanbul

Airports in Shanghai

The Orbitz.com website makes finding cheap flights from Shanghai to any destination a simple process. The city is home to two major airports: Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, located eight miles from the center of Shanghai, and Shanghai Pudong International Airport, located 19 miles from downtown Shanghai. The Shanghai Pudong International Airport handles 60 percent of the incoming flights. The airports have hubs for numerous airlines, including China Southern Airlines, Air China, British Airways and Delta Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, you can view all the available flights for your travel date, making it easy to find tickets at bargain prices.

Parking and Transportation

Both airports offer long-term parking. It costs approximately $10 per day to park your car at the airport while you travel. Subway Line 2 runs from Shanghai to both airports; however, passengers who need to get to Shanghai Pudong International Airport need to switch trains at the Guanglan Road Station. Tickets for the subway cost approximately $1.46. Taxi services from the center of Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport cost between $6 and $8. Cab fare to Shanghai Pudong International Airport costs approximately $27. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can use the Orbitz.com website to reserve a rental car.

Dining at the Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport has dining halls on the A4 and A5 levels. Shanghai Pudong International Airport features the Canglang Ting Restaurant and the Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant. When you use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Shanghai, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of for you, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.

Istanbul Area Airports

Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

Getting to the Airport

From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.

Vacationing in Istanbul

Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Interesting facts about flights from Shanghai to Istanbul

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to Istanbul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 55m.
    • Air China flight 5233 (5:15 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to Istanbul.
    • Air China flight 5233 (5:15 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's latest available flight from Shanghai to Istanbul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Shanghai to Istanbul (Air China flight 5233, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 11h 55m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to Istanbul (Air China flight 5233, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 11h 55m.
    • Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Shanghai to Istanbul on Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
China Southern Airlines/Asiana Airlines CZ509/OZ6931 PVG 6:05 PM IST 4:55 AM 333/343 16hr 50min
China Southern Airlines/Turkish Airlines CZ509/TK91 PVG 6:05 PM IST 4:55 AM 333/343 16hr 50min
Shanghai Airlines/Asiana Airlines FM5051/OZ6931 PVG 6:05 PM IST 4:55 AM 333/343 16hr 50min
Shanghai Airlines/Turkish Airlines FM5051/TK91 PVG 6:05 PM IST 4:55 AM 333/343 16hr 50min
Korean Air/Asiana Airlines KE5880/OZ6931 PVG 6:05 PM IST 4:55 AM 333/343 16hr 50min
Korean Air/Turkish Airlines KE5880/TK91 PVG 6:05 PM IST 4:55 AM 333/343 16hr 50min
China Eastern Airlines/Asiana Airlines MU5051/OZ6931 PVG 6:05 PM IST 4:55 AM 333/343 16hr 50min
China Eastern Airlines/Turkish Airlines MU5051/TK91 PVG 6:05 PM IST 4:55 AM 333/343 16hr 50min
Shanghai Airlines/Thai Airways FM853/TG7545 PVG 6:45 PM IST 5:05 AM 738/343 16hr 20min
Shanghai Airlines/Turkish Airlines FM853/TK69 PVG 6:45 PM IST 5:05 AM 738/343 16hr 20min
China Eastern Airlines/Thai Airways MU9853/TG7545 PVG 6:45 PM IST 5:05 AM 738/343 16hr 20min
China Eastern Airlines/Turkish Airlines MU9853/TK69 PVG 6:45 PM IST 5:05 AM 738/343 16hr 20min
Thai Airways/Thai Airways TG665/TG7545 PVG 5:20 PM IST 5:05 AM 773/343 17hr 45min