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More About Flying To Tokyo from Shanghai

Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo

Origin Airport IATA Code SHA
Destination Airport IATA Code TYO
Distance 1115 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival 5:35AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 5:35AM UTC

Traveling from Shanghai to Tokyo

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.

Airports in Tokyo

Instead of spending hours looking for cheap flights to Tokyo, you can use the Orbitz.com website and cut your planning time in half. Orbitz.com helps you find the best flights to Tokyo, including flights from airports near the city. Depending on where you fly from, you will either use the Haneda Airport or the Narita International Airport. The Narita International Airport works with United Airlines, American Airlines, and most other international flights. Haneda Airport only handles flights within Japan. Haneda Airport is approximately nine miles from Tokyo, while Narita is around 30 miles from the city.

Transportation From Tokyo Airports

If you want to travel like a local, you can use the urban railway system, which is the public transportation system in Tokyo. This is a low-cost alternative to rental cars and taxis. Renting a car might cost you $30 or more per day, while taking a taxi can cost $10 or more for a single ride. The railway system runs on a series of loops that take you through the city and drop you within walking distance of your hotel.

The Weather in Tokyo

Tokyo is a fairly humid city and has warmer temperatures year-round. The city sees a small amount of snow and temperatures in the high 20s or low 30s during the winter. If you visit in the summer, expect high humidity and temperatures settling around the high 70s.

Popular Tourist Attractions

More than 400 million people visit Tokyo every year for the Tokyo National Museum, the Tokyo Tower, Tsukiji Fish Market, and the Imperial Palace. Some tourists come for the festivals, including the Kachiya Festival, which honors a warrior who paused in the middle of battle for a short prayer. No matter why you decide to visit the city, you can find sales and discounts through Orbitz.com. When you find cheap flights to Tokyo, you can save hundreds on your trip.

Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Shanghai to Tokyo now?

If you're concerned about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Shanghai to Tokyo, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Tokyo?

There are, so you'll only have to worry about one flight number. Choose from 4 airlines that have direct flights from PVG to Narita Intl. Airport (NRT), including:

  • ANA
  • Spring Airlines
  • Air China
  • China Eastern Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Tokyo?

With the trip from PVG to Tokyo Airport (NRT-Narita Intl.) taking a minimum of 4 hours and 5 minutes, you'll have enough time to kick back and enjoy the experience. Indulge in a glass of wine and sink into your seat with a gripping movie or book.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Tokyo most frequently?

Below are the airlines offering the most frequent flights between PVG to NRT. Whatever you look for in a carrier, there'll be one to your liking among these: ANA - (NH) with 4 flights every month Spring Airlines - (9C) with 4 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 4 flights every month China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 4 flights every month

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

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 Tokyo 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 Tokyo with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Tokyo 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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