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Flights starting at $793. Choose between China Eastern Airlines, Etihad Airways, or EVA Air to find the best price.

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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 Eastern Airlines, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, China Southern Airlines, and Air Arabia. Abu Dhabi and Shanghai have 66 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting The Bund, Shanghai, China, and Chongming.

Check-in for a flight from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Etihad AirwaysETDEYYes
EVA AirEVABRYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Air ArabiaABYG9No

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

What are the most popular routes to and from Abu Dhabi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Abu Dhabi and Doha, Manila, Cairo, Muscat, Kochi, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangkok, Thiruvananthapuram, Lahore, Dhaka, New York, Istanbul, Jakarta, Los Angeles, Amman, Hyderabad, Kathmandu, Bengaluru, Dubai.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Beijing, New York, Los Angeles, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, San Francisco, Tokyo, Bangkok, Xi'an, Chengdu, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago, Seoul, Phuket City, Manila, Washington, D.C., Osaka, Wuhan.
Which airports are there in Abu Dhabi?
Abu Dhabi is mainly served by Abu Dhabi International. But there are other airports nearby, including Abu Dhabi Yas Island SPB.
What airports are near Abu Dhabi?
The main airport in Abu Dhabi is Abu Dhabi International. It is also served by Dubai International, Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, Ras Al Khaimah International, Al Ain International, Sohar, Dubai Bus Station.
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 Abu Dhabi and Shanghai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Abu Dhabi 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 Abu Dhabi and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai with China Eastern Airlines, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, China Southern Airlines, Air Arabia.
When's the best time to travel between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Abu Dhabi 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.
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