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Fares from $273 One Way, $845 Round Trip from Shanghai to Osaka

Prices starting at $845 for return flights and $273 for one-way flights to Osaka 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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Plan Your Trip from Shanghai to Osaka

Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

Osaka Area Airports

Start your exploration of the culture and history of Japan by searching Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Osaka. The Osaka area is served by two airports, so check your air ticket to determine which location you will be landing at. Kansai International Airport handles both domestic and international flights and is located on an artificial island about 40 kilometers from the city. Osaka International Airport, also known as Itami Airport, currently handles only domestic flights and serves airlines such as Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, and Amakusa Airlines. Osaka International Airport is located about 10 kilometers north of the city.

Getting to Osaka

Airport buses travel directly into town from Osaka International Airport, or you can opt to take the Osaka Monorail from the airport to Hotarugaike Station and transfer to the Hankyu Takarazuka line to get into central Osaka. Airport bus fees range from 490 to 620 yen per person, and the monorail-train transportation option costs 440 yen. From the Kansai International Airport, take a train at Kansai Airport station, located across the street from the airport arrivals hall. Trains cost 890 to 1,390 yen per person for travel into Osaka. Airport buses, shuttle vans, and taxis are also options for travel into Osaka from Kansai International Airport.

Weather Conditions in Osaka

Winter in Osaka is typically mild, with temperatures around 50 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 30 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Summer temperatures can reach up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit and rain is common, especially during June and July. Spring and fall temperatures are mild, although typhoons may occur in September and October.

Tourist Sites in Osaka

Historical sites, such as Osaka Castle and Shitennoji Buddhist temple, are popular with visitors to this Japanese island. Travelers who enjoy shopping for local goods and unique souvenirs will love looking for deals on Tenjimbashi-Suji Shopping Street, the longest shopping street in Japan. Visitors also enjoy viewing the cherry blossoms in late March and early April. Find the best deals on cheap flights to Osaka and inexpensive vacation packages to Japan on Orbitz.com.

Flights from Shanghai to Osaka - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Osaka?

You bet there are. And not only that — you've got 8 airlines that fly directly from Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) to pick from. Check out which of these leading carriers offers the best fares:

  • Juneyao Airlines
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Air China
  • ANA
  • JAL
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Osaka?

If conditions are good and everything goes to plan, you could be touching down at Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) from Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) in as little as 1 hour and 55 minutes. With such a brief flight time, think about taking just carry-on luggage.

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

We've pulled together a list of the airlines with the most flights from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Osaka Airport (KIX-Kansai Intl.). See which one meets your needs: Juneyao Airlines - (HO) with 82 flights every month China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 81 flights every month ANA - (NH) with 40 flights every month Japan Airlines - (JL) with 40 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 30 flights every month Shanghai Airlines - (FM) with 20 flights every month

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

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 Osaka 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 Osaka with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Osaka 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.