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Origin Airport IATA codeSHA
Destination Airport IATA codeTYO

Helpful Shanghai to Tokyo (SHA - TYO) Flight Information

Traveling From Shanghai
Origin Airport IATA Code SHA
Traveling To Tokyo
Destination Airport IATA Code TYO
Number of Airlines Serving 4
Available Airlines
Distance 1795 km
Direct Flight Time 2 50
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Shanghai to Tokyo

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

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will inform you of any flying restrictions or health advisories if you're flying to Tokyo from Shanghai.

Is there a direct flight between Shanghai and Tokyo?

Spring Airlines or ANA? Or any of the other 2 airlines operating direct flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport? That's what you'll need to work out to lock in your seat. With so many options, we're confident you'll find a carrier that gels with your travel plans.

How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Tokyo?

If you're the kind of jetsetter who enjoys getting friendly with their seat mate, you'll have around 2 hours and 48 minutes to do just that during your nonstop Shanghai to Tokyo flight. This journey of 1,118 miles can sometimes pass by in 2 hours and 35 minutes, which still gives you plenty of time to forge a new friendship or two.

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

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

The most popular flight routes between Shanghai and Tokyo are:

  • PVG to Narita Intl. Airport (NRT) - 54 flights per week
  • Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to HND - 22 flights per week
  • Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Airport to Tokyo Airport (NRT-Narita Intl.) - 11 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Shanghai to Tokyo?

The route between Shanghai and Tokyo is a busy one, so you have a reasonable number of flights to pick from. If you don't know who you should book with, these are the six most popular carriers to check out:

  • China Airlines with 43 flights every month.
  • China Eastern Airlines with 43 flights every month.
  • China Southern Airlines with 30 flights every month.
  • SAS with 30 flights every month.
  • Cathay Pacific with 30 flights every month.
  • EVA Air with 21 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Shanghai to Tokyo?

Impromptu holidays can be a lot of fun. With approximately 8 flights operating from Shanghai to Tokyo every day, you'll be able to pick the time that's right for you.

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 ANA, Japan Airlines or Skymark Airlines. 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 from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Shanghai to Tokyo 

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 Tokyo, 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 Tokyo 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 Tokyo  

Every day between Shanghai and Tokyo, 4 flights from 4 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 Juneyao Airlines, Spring Airlines, ANA, Air China LTD, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 2hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1795 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo — 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 Tokyo 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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Shinagawa Prince Hotel

Shinagawa Prince Hotel

3.5 out of 5
4-10-30 Takanawa Minato-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
The price is £65 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
This family-friendly Tokyo hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Meiji Gakuin University and Happoen Garden. Tokyo Bay and Sengakuji Temple ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
"No one speaks proper English. This can be some time an Issue. If you are a Family with two Adults and one Child: The Beds are way too small if you have to share it with your child."

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2019

Shinagawa Prince Hotel
The Royal Park Hotel Iconic Tokyo Shiodome

The Royal Park Hotel Iconic Tokyo Shiodome

4 out of 5
1-6-3 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo
The price is £48 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Located in Shiodome, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kabuki-za Theatre and Ginza Wako Building. Hibiya Park and Zojoji Temple are also within 1 ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (6 reviews)
"Staff are friendly and welcoming. My room was very basic and felt outdated. Although I appreciate that Shimbashi is a busy area, the windows let in a lot of noise and I wasn't able to get much"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2019

The Royal Park Hotel Iconic Tokyo Shiodome
Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro

Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro

4 out of 5
1-6-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
The price is £38 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Located in Toshima, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Sunshine Aquarium, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Tokyo Dome and Sensō-ji Temple. Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Sky ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Excellent hôtel avec tout confort. Top accueil et excellents restaurants."

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2019

Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro

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Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu

Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu

3.5 out of 5
1-12-2, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
The price is £64 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Shibuya, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Shibuya Crossing, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Tokyo National Olympic Stadium and Tokyo Tower. Tokyo Imperial ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
"Super Lage, gute Basis für viele Aktivitäten. Viele Möglichkeiten im Haus. Guter Service."

Reviewed on 2 Jun 2019

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Citadines Central Shinjuku Tokyo

Citadines Central Shinjuku Tokyo

3.5 out of 5
1-2-9, Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
The price is £43 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Located in Shinjuku, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Isetan Department Store Shinjuku and Omoide Yokocho. Tokyo Anime Center and Tokyo Tower are also ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (4 reviews)
"No Issues with properties itself, it’s very Clean and the staff are very helpful. This hotel is in a good location with only a short walk to the station. This biggest issue we found was the amount of men hanging around outside the property and every street corner trying to entice people to to dodgy ..."

Reviewed on 6 Jul 2019

Citadines Central Shinjuku Tokyo
Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu

Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu

3.5 out of 5
3-4-2 Haneda Airport Ota, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
The price is £78 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Located in Ota, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Tokyo Bay and within 9 miles (15 km) of Kawasaki Daishi and Joypolis. Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall and DiverCity ...
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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on 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.