Cheap flights from Hong Kong to Shanghai

Flights starting at £358. Choose between China Southern Airlines, Cathay Pacific, or China Eastern Airlines to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£358

Cheapest round-trip

£534

Average round-trip

£625

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Most popular airline

China Southern Airlines

Round trips

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Multiple carriers

£602
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Multiple carriers

£682

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Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The most popular airlines for this route are China Southern Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, Korean Air, and Hong Kong Airlines. Hong Kong and Shanghai have 68 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting The Bund, Shanghai, China, and Chongming.

Check-in for a flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesNo
Cathay PacificCPACXYes0
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China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes0
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Korean AirKALKEYes0
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Hong Kong AirlinesCRKHXYesNo

China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Hong Kong SAR are not able to enter Mainland China yet.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 10-day quarantine
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Mandatory 3-day self-monitoring and testing
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Hong Kong SAR
  • Mandatory health declaration form
Additional information
  • Health screening on arrival
  • Masks are mandatory in public
  • Health pass may be required for public activity

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in China in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Hong Kong?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Hong Kong and Tokyo, Seoul, Sapporo, Manila, Osaka, Bangkok, Semarang, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Yogyakarta, Phuket City, Chiang Mai, Kuala Lumpur, Surabaya, Busan, Taipei, Da Nang, Hanoi, Denpasar, Bandar Lampung.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, London, Taipei, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Manila, Shenzhen, Melbourne, Manchester, Toronto, Guangzhou, Kaohsiung, Beijing, Vancouver, New Delhi, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai, Xiamen.
What airports are near Hong Kong?
The main airport in Hong Kong is Hong Kong International. It is also served by Hong Kong International, Guangzhou Baiyun International, Shenzhen Bao an International, Macau International, Zhuhai Jinwan, Huizhou Pingtan, Foshan Shadi.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Ningbo Lishe International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Hong Kong and Shanghai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Hong Kong and Shanghai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Hong Kong and Shanghai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Hong Kong and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between Hong Kong and Shanghai with China Southern Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, Korean Air, Hong Kong Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Hong Kong and Shanghai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Hong Kong and Shanghai, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Hong Kong and Shanghai?
Traveling between Hong Kong and Shanghai, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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