Cheap flights from Xiamen to Shanghai

Flights starting at £69. Choose between Xiamen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, or Juneyao Airlines to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Shanghai

Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The distance between Xiamen and Shanghai is 805 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Xiamen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, and China Southern Airlines. Xiamen and Shanghai have 156 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting The Bund, Shanghai, China, and Chongming.

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Sichuan Airlines on Mondays.

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

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

Xiamen Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Xiamen to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYes
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Xiamen to Shanghai?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Xiamen and Shanghai takes around 1.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Xiamen and Shanghai?
The flight distance between Xiamen and Shanghai is 805 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Xiamen and Shanghai?
Several carriers operate flights between Xiamen and Shanghai. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Shandong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Xiamen?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Xiamen and Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, Bangkok, Nanchang, Beijing, Guiyang, Manila, Chennai, Harbin, Kuala Lumpur, Kaohsiung, Kunming, Tokyo, Sydney, Xi'an, Nanning, Chengdu.
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, Shenzhen, Melbourne, Manchester, Toronto, Guangzhou, Kaohsiung, Beijing, Vancouver, New Delhi, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai.
What airports are near Xiamen?
The main airport in Xiamen is Xiamen Gaoqi International. It is also served by Xiamen Gaoqi International, Fuzhou Changle International, Jieyang Chaoshan International, Quanzhou Jinjiang 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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Xiamen and Shanghai?
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