Cheap flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai

Flights starting at £130. Choose between China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, or Shenzhen Airlines to find the best price.

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Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The distance between Shenzhen and Shanghai is 1209 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, and Hainan Airlines. Shenzhen and Shanghai have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting Chongming, and The Bund, Shanghai, China.

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China Eastern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

China Southern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Juneyao Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Shenzhen Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Air China on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Suparna Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Shenzhen to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Shenzhen AirlinesCSZZHYes
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYes
Hainan AirlinesCHHHUYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shenzhen to Shanghai?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shenzhen and Shanghai takes around 2.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shenzhen and Shanghai?
The flight distance between Shenzhen and Shanghai is 1209 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shenzhen and Shanghai?
Several carriers operate flights between Shenzhen and Shanghai. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Juneyao Airlines, Suparna Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shenzhen?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shenzhen and Singapore, Beijing, Taipei, Lhasa, Shenyang, Haikou, Harbin, Zhengzhou, Chengdu, Xining, Bangkok, Dalian, Kuala Lumpur, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Qingdao, Kunming, Xi'an, Changchun, Chongqing.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, London, Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Manila, Melbourne, Manchester, Toronto, Guangzhou, Kaohsiung, Beijing, Vancouver, New Delhi, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai, Xiamen.
What airports are near Shenzhen?
The main airport in Shenzhen is Shenzhen Bao an 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, Ningbo Lishe International, Sunan Shuofang International, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Nantong Xingdong, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shenzhen and Shanghai?
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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.
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