Cheap flights from Shanghai to New Delhi

Flights starting at £405. Choose between China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, or Cathay Pacific to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to New Delhi

Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to New Delhi. Book your trip to arrive at Indira Gandhi International, or New Delhi Train Station. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern Airlines, and AirAsia. Shanghai and New Delhi have 152 direct flights per week. When you arrive at New Delhi, consider visiting Amber Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, India, Old Delhi, India, and Taj Mahal.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to New Delhi

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesNo
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYesNo
Cathay PacificCPACXYesNo
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

India COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from mainland China with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter New Delhi, DEL, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for India

  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

  • Mandatory contact-tracing app

  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry restricted for international travelers

  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

  • Mandatory 14-day quarantine

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China

  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

  • Mandatory health code application before arrival

  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival

  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou

  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

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 India in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

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, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Delhi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Delhi and Bengaluru, Mumbai, Singapore, London, Kolkata, Sydney, Hyderabad, Goa, Varanasi, Chennai, Pune, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Vancouver, Manila, Perth, Jaisalmer, Toronto, Taipei.
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, Ningbo Lishe International, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
What airports are near New Delhi?
The main airport in New Delhi is Indira Gandhi International. It is also served by Indira Gandhi International, Jaipur International, Chandigarh International, Dehradun, Agra, Pantnagar.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and New Delhi?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Shanghai and New Delhi thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Shanghai and New Delhi 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 Shanghai and New Delhi?
Currently, you can fly between Shanghai and New Delhi with China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern Airlines, AirAsia.
When's the best time to travel between Shanghai and New Delhi?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Shanghai and New Delhi, 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.
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