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Fares from $194 One Way, $386 Round Trip from Beijing to Shanghai

Prices starting at $386 for return flights and $194 for one-way flights to Shanghai were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Shanghai from Beijing

Route Information for Flights from Beijing to Shanghai

Origin Airport IATA CodeBJS
Destination Airport IATA CodeSHA
Distance682 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir New Zealand, Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival1:40AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:35PM UTC

Traveling from Beijing to Shanghai

Beijing Capital International Airport

Planning a trip from Beijing to any destination in the world is easy if you use Orbitz.com. Cheap flights from Beijing can be found within minutes through our online database. The Beijing Capital International Airport serves travelers flying in and out of the city. It is one of the busiest airports in Asia and offers domestic and international flights throughout the day. The airlines that service Beijing Capital International Airport include Air China, Air France, American Airlines, Korean Air and Delta. Good deals on flights from these airlines can be booked on Orbitz.com.

Airport Parking and Ground Transportation

Those flying in and out of Beijing have many ground transportation options available to them. If you are flying out of Beijing and decide to drive to the airport, parking is available for $5 per hour or $50 for the entire day. The airport has six different shuttles that travel to various locations throughout the city. The Beijing Railway Station does not provide direct service to the airport, but you can catch an airport shuttle from the Beijing Railway Station. Public buses travel directly to and from the airport. If you are arriving in Beijing, you'll see airport shuttles, taxis and buses lined up outside of each gate once you claim your luggage. You can purchase ground transportation passes in advance on Orbitz.com, or you can use the website to rent a vehicle a discount price.

Airport Dining Facilities

Beijing Capital International Airport has a food service area that has a total of 72 dining facilities, including formal restaurants, fast food restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and ice cream shops. Prik Thai, Starbucks, Haagen-Dazs and McDonald's are just some of the places where you can grab a meal or snack. The food service area is known as the "global kitchen" because you'll be able to find foods from a variety of ethnicities. When you book cheap flights from Beijing on Orbitz.com, you'll be able to get the best rates on flights, leaving you with enough money to enjoy a great meal before departing.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport

If you're searching for discount flights to Shanghai, you'll find what you're looking for at Orbitz.com. The site allows you to compare prices from several airlines at once so that you can find the one that best fits your budget. If you're flying into Shanghai from overseas, you'll be flying into Shanghai Pudong International Airport, the main international airport serving Shanghai and one of the most important hubs in Asia. The other major airport in town, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, serves primarily as a domestic airport for the region. Shanghai Pudong is located about 19 miles from central Shanghai. Airlines from all over the world provide service to the airport, including Air France, Virgin Atlantic and United Airlines.

Transportation at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

There are several ways to get to and from the airport. If you're in a hurry, you can take the Shanghai Maglev Train, which runs between the airport and Longyang Road. This high-speed train runs every 20 minutes, and the trip is eight minutes long. Tickets will cost you $7.80 for a regular one-way ticket. Once you get off at the Longyang stop, you can take the Number 2 subway line to other parts of the city. You can also book a rental car through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Shanghai

Shanghai's average weather is usually described as mild and humid, with four distinct seasons. Summer temperatures can reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and higher. It's usually recommended to visit Shanghai between the months of March and May, when the weather is usually mild and dry with temperatures in the 70s.

Things to Do in Shanghai

When you're in Shanghai, check out Shanghai Circus World, an indoor circus featuring a mix of motorbikes and acrobatics. Architecture buffs should take a moment to see the Bund International Architecture Exhibition, a tour of the best of the city's oldest and newest buildings. Once you book your flights to Shanghai with Orbitz.com, the entire city will be waiting to be explored.

Flights from Beijing to Shanghai - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Beijing to Shanghai?

Nonstop flights are available with 4 airlines from Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.) to Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.), so you could be booking the vacation of your dreams within moments. Here are some popular carriers to check out:

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Air China
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Shanghai Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Beijing to Shanghai?

If the weather is good and all goes as planned, you could be landing at Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.) from Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.) in just 2 hours and 5 minutes. With such a brief flight time, contemplate bringing just carry-on luggage.

What airlines fly from Beijing (and vicinity) to Shanghai (and vicinity) most frequently?

With a decent variety of airlines traveling between Beijing (and vicinity) and Shanghai (and vicinity), you'll have your pick of superb deals. The carriers that operate on this route the most frequently are: China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 631 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 383 flights every month Hainan Airlines - (HU) with 152 flights every month Shanghai Airlines - (FM) with 30 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Shanghai?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Shanghai have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Shanghai with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Shanghai without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.