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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Shanghai to Frankfurt were £368 for one-way flights and for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Origin Airport IATA codeSHA
Destination Airport IATA codeFRA
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time5 hours 3 mins

Helpful Shanghai to Frankfurt (SHA - FRA) Flight Information

Traveling From Shanghai
Origin Airport IATA Code SHA
Traveling To Frankfurt
Destination Airport IATA Code FRA
Number of Airlines Serving 3
Available Airlines Etihad Airways, Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, KLM
Distance 8855 km
Direct Flight Time 11 45
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt

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

Stay informed about current flying restrictions and health guidelines by visiting the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the page to visit for all the latest requirements for your flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt.

Is there a direct flight between Shanghai and Frankfurt?

Keen to fly direct from Shanghai to Frankfurt? You've got plenty of choices, with 2 air carriers advertising nonstop trips. If you're not sure where to start, have a look at Lufthansa and China Eastern Airlines.

How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt?

Be sure to select your favourite seat, because you'll be sitting in it for at least 11 hours and 40 minutes on this journey of 5,530 miles. But direct flights between Shanghai and Frankfurt generally average 11 hours and 44 minutes.

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

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Frankfurt 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 Shanghai to Frankfurt flights?

If you're planning a trip from Shanghai to Frankfurt, there are a couple of ways to get there. Here are the most popular flight routes:

  • Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) - 38 flights per week
  • Shanghai Airport (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) - 4 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Shanghai to Frankfurt?

After fantastic perks and amenities? Or friendly service? While you'll find numerous airlines providing flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt, booking one of these reliable carriers will ensure you begin your well-deserved break on the right track.

  • Air China with 34 flights every month.
  • SAS with 30 flights every month.
  • Cathay Pacific with 26 flights every month.
  • KLM with 21 flights every month.
  • China Eastern Airlines with 8 flights every month.
  • China Airlines with 8 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Shanghai to Frankfurt?

A world of fun and surprises is waiting for you in Frankfurt. Start your amazing adventure now by reserving a seat on one of the 5 flights which run each day from Shanghai to Frankfurt.

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 Lufthansa, Ryanair or Condor. 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 Shanghai to Frankfurt, 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 Shanghai to Frankfurt is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt  

Every day between Shanghai and Frankfurt, 3 flights from 3 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 TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa, Air China LTD, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 11hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 8855 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt — 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 Shanghai to Frankfurt 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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Place to stay after flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt

Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport

Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport

3 out of 5
The Squaire, Am Flughafen, Frankfurt
The price is £97 per night from 26 Dec to 26 Dec
This family-friendly Frankfurt hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Gateway Gardens, The Squaire and Lufthansa Flight Training Center. Hoechst ...
4/5 Very Good! (19 reviews)
"Convenient, clean"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport
Hilton Frankfurt Airport

Hilton Frankfurt Airport

4.5 out of 5
The Squaire, Am Flughafen, Frankfurt
The price is £97 per night from 26 Dec to 26 Dec
Located in Frankfurt Airport Area, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of The Squaire and Gateway Gardens. Lufthansa Flight Training Center is 0.9 mi (1.5 ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Perfect choice for stopover at Frankfurt airport.
"Very good hotel and good location at the airport. The city is close enough for a visit. The hotel has no facilities for people travelling with weapons. Hilton Windhoek has perfect facilities for this. Very easy improvement possibility here!!!!!"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2018

Hilton Frankfurt Airport
Hampton by Hilton Frankfurt Airport

Hampton by Hilton Frankfurt Airport

3.5 out of 5
Thea-Rasche,6, Frankfurt
The price is £61 per night from 25 Dec to 25 Dec
Located in Frankfurt Airport Area, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Squaire and Gateway Gardens. Lufthansa Flight Training Center and Frankfurt City Forest ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (16 reviews)
"Vom Check In bis zum Check Out war alles top. Aber auf meine Frage wann der Shuttle Bus kommt wurde mir zwar gesagt wann der kommt, aber dass der von einem anderen Hotel losfährt und man nur mit Chip mitgenommen wird haben wir erst erfahren als wir ihn auf der Strasse anhalten mussten. Der Fahrer ..."

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2021

Hampton by Hilton Frankfurt Airport

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Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center

Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center

4 out of 5
Flughafen Terminal 1, Hugo-Eckener-Ring 15, Frankfurt, HE
The price is £90 per night from 24 Dec to 24 Dec
Located in Frankfurt Airport Area, this family-friendly Frankfurt hotel is within a 15-minute walk of The Squaire and Gateway Gardens. Lufthansa Flight Training ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (12 reviews)
"Property is ok but the signings is not good and there’s no bedit in the bathroom"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2019

Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center
NH Frankfurt Airport

NH Frankfurt Airport

4 out of 5
Moerfelder Strasse 113, Kelsterbach, HE
The price is £56 per night from 4 Dec to 4 Dec
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from The Squaire, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Deutsche Bank Park and Staedel Museum. Maintower and Römer ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (14 reviews)
"The staff was not very helpful and the externals to the property was not very well maintained"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

NH Frankfurt Airport
Roomers

Roomers

5 out of 5
Gutleutstr. 85, Frankfurt, HE
The price is £130 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Located in Gutleutviertel, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Financial District and Staedel Museum. Romerberg and Frankfurt Trade Fair are also ...
4/5 Very Good! (16 reviews)
"rooms are quite small and dark but querky and unique."

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2019

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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.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

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.