Cheap flights from Shanghai to Jinan

Flights starting at £128. Choose between China Eastern Airlines, Shandong Airlines, or Air China to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Jinan

Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Jinan. The distance between Shanghai and Jinan is 763 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Air China, Shanghai Airlines, and China Southern Airlines. Shanghai and Jinan have 173 direct flights per week.

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Air China on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Jinan

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Shandong AirlinesCDGSCYes
Air ChinaCCACAYes
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Jinan?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Jinan takes around 1.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Jinan?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Jinan is 763 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Jinan?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Jinan. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Shandong Airlines, Air China, China Eastern Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, Taipei, London, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Manila, New Delhi, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka.
What are the most popular routes to and from Jinan?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Jinan and Singapore, Shenzhen, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Guangzhou, Brisbane, Johannesburg, Tokyo, Manila, Harbin, Yekaterinburg, New Delhi, Vancouver, Mumbai, Kolkata, Kochi, Canberra, Bangkok.
Which airports are there in Shanghai?
Shanghai is mainly served by Shanghai Pudong International. But there are other airports nearby, including Shanghai Hongqiao International.
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, Ningbo Lishe International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What airports are near Jinan?
The main airport in Jinan is Jinan Yaoqiang International. It is also served by Jinan Yaoqiang International, Weifang, Jining Qufu, Dongying Shengli, Linyi Shubuling, Handan, Rizhao Shanzihe.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Jinan?
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