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Cheap Flights from Beijing to Shanghai & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeBJS
Destination Airport IATA codeSHA
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time2 hours 25 mins

Helpful Beijing to Shanghai (BJS - SHA) Flight Information

Traveling From Beijing
Origin Airport IATA Code BJS
Traveling To Shanghai
Destination Airport IATA Code SHA
Number of Airlines Serving 5
Available Airlines
Distance 1098 km
Direct Flight Time 2 15
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Beijing to Shanghai

Is it possible to fly from Beijing to Shanghai right now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides essential info about travelling from Beijing to Shanghai during these unusual times. There's everything from health guidelines to flying restrictions, as well as a host of other important info you should know about before you fly.

Is there a direct flight between Beijing and Shanghai?

There are multiple airlines to select from. You could opt for the PEK to Shanghai Airport (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.) route which is serviced by carriers such as China Eastern Airlines and Air China. Or maybe you'd rather fly from Beijing Capital Airport to Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) with Air China or Hainan Airlines.

How long is a direct flight from Beijing to Shanghai?

If you're the type of jetsetter who enjoys getting friendly with their seat mate, you'll have roughly 2 hours and 20 minutes to do so during your nonstop Beijing to Shanghai flight. This trip of 684 miles can be as fast as 2 hours and 10 minutes, which still gives you enough time to make a new pal or two.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Shanghai due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Shanghai booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Beijing to Shanghai flights?

There are a number of ways to go from Beijing to Shanghai. Start planning your trip with these popular flight routes:

  • PEK to Shanghai Pudong Airport - 783 flights per week
  • PEK to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Airport - 300 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Beijing to Shanghai?

Whether it's an included meal or warm service, we all have certain things we look for when selecting an airline. Check out these reputable air carriers to find out which one has just what you want:

  • Air China with 2,425 flights every month.
  • China Eastern Airlines with 699 flights every month.
  • Hainan Airlines with 533 flights every month.
  • Shenzhen Airlines with 273 flights every month.
  • China Express Airlines with 256 flights every month.
  • Sichuan Airlines with 199 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Beijing to Shanghai?

Booking a trip from Beijing to Shanghai is a breeze. With 112 daily flights to select from, you can embark on your dream holiday any day of the year.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines or Air China. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Beijing to Shanghai, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Beijing to Shanghai is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Beijing to Shanghai  

Every day between Beijing and Shanghai, 8 flights from 5 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Air New Zealand, Hainan Airlines, South African Airways, Shenzhen Airlines, Air China LTD, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 2hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1098 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Beijing to Shanghai — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Beijing to Shanghai to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai

Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai

5 out of 5
33 Fu Cheng Road, Pudong, Shanghai
The price is £118 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
This family-friendly Shanghai hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of Dongchang Road Ferry Wharf and Oriental Pearl Tower. Yu Garden and ...
Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai
The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan

The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan

5 out of 5
1008 West Beijing Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is £191 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
Located in Jing'an, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Jing'an Temple, People's Square and Nanjing Road Shopping District. Yu Garden and Shanghai Tower ...
The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan
W Shanghai - The Bund

W Shanghai - The Bund

5 out of 5
66 Lvshun Road, Shanghai
The price is £222 per night from 9 Oct to 9 Oct
Located in Downtown Shanghai, this luxury hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from People's Square, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Oriental Pearl Tower and The Bund. IFC Mall ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"Service was unique. Food was great. View beautiful. People were kind."

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019

W Shanghai - The Bund

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Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview

Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview

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Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li

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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.