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Airfares from $226 One Way, $738 Round Trip from Shanghai to Kunming

Prices starting at $738 for return flights and $226 for one-way flights to Kunming 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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Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Kunming

Origin Airport IATA Code SHA
Destination Airport IATA Code KMG
Distance 1221 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Sichuan Airlines, Lucky Air, Shanghai Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:05AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 5:55PM UTC

Shanghai to Kunming

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Flights from Shanghai to Kunming - Frequently Asked Questions

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

If you're wondering about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Shanghai to Kunming, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kunming?

Yes, you can book direct flights from PVG to Kunming Airport (KMG-Changshui Intl.). What's more, there are 7 airlines for you to pick from. Pretty cool, huh? See which of these popular carriers fits your travel plans:

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Sichuan Airlines
  • Air China
  • Kunming Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Kunming?

From Shanghai, the thrilling sights and sounds of Kunming are at least 3 hours and 15 minutes away. Choose your favorite seat, or perhaps even one with more legroom, and get to your destination in pure comfort.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Kunming most frequently?

These airlines fly most frequently from Shanghai to Kunming. Cruise in comfort with one of these well-known carriers: China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 139 flights every month China Southern Airlines - (CZ) with 91 flights every month Sichuan Airlines - (3U) with 30 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 30 flights every month Lucky Air - (8L) with 30 flights every month Kunming Airlines - (KY) with 30 flights every month

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

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 Kunming 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 Kunming with flexible change policies?

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