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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeSHA
Destination Airport IATA codeKUL
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time5 hours 45 mins

Kuala Lumpur KUL Flight Information

Traveling From Shanghai
Origin Airport IATA Code SHA
Traveling To Kuala Lumpur
Destination Airport IATA Code KUL
Number of Airlines Serving 3
Available Airlines
Distance 3796 km
Direct Flight Time 5 35
Flight Price

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur right now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides crucial info about travelling from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur during these unusual times. Here, you’ll find everything from flying restrictions to health guidelines, as well as a wealth of other important information you should know about before you plan a flight.
Is there a direct flight between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur?
Malaysia Airlines or Shanghai Airlines? Or one of the other 2 airlines operating directly from Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Kuala Lumpur Airport? That’s what you’ll need to work out to lock in your seat. With so many options, you’re bound to find a carrier that jibes with your travel plans.
How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Choose your preferred seat, because you’ll be sitting in it for a minimum of 5 hours and 35 minutes during this trip of 2,400 miles. However, direct services from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur typically take around 5 hours and 41 minutes.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Kuala Lumpur due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur flights?
If you’re trying to decide on how to get from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur, these are the routes that are flown the most frequently:

  • Shanghai Pudong Airport to KUL - 43 flights per week
  • SHA to KUL - 5 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Whether it’s good food or friendly service, we all have certain in-flight features we look for when picking an airline. Consider these reputable carriers to find out if one has just what you want:

  • Cathay Pacific with 65 flights every month.
  • EVA Air with 39 flights every month.
  • Korean Air with 34 flights every month.
  • Delta with 17 flights every month.
  • China Southern Airlines with 17 flights every month.
  • XiamenAir with 13 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur?
Booking a trip from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur is easy. With 6 daily flights to select from, you can set off on your next big adventure any time 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 AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines or Firefly. 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: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur 

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 Kuala Lumpur, 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 Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur  

Every day between Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur, 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 Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 5hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 3796 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur — 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 Kuala Lumpur 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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PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur

PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (41 reviews)
"the front desk staff is not helpful, I am requesting for my room service invoice to be printed out but she told me that I have to go to the Restaurant to get it instead."

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2022

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 50088
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,002 reviews)
"Great location, closer to the Petronas Towers than expected. The views are phenomenal!"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2022

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
183 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur, 55100
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
Good Service but...
"The staff there are friendly and polite. However, the noise pollution is really bad. The first night of stay, my rest was disturbed due to neighboring guests having conversations outside and calling out to each other.. from late night to early morning up to 4am plus when they were checking out!! ..."

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2022

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Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 50088
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,003 reviews)
"Great view and amazing room. Can walk pretty much anywhere you need to go, through the indoor walkway."

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2022

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

4 out of 5
No 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, 50470
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a children's pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
"As usual Aloft Sentral didn’t disappoint. We had to pay for parking. Would be nice if it was complimentary"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2022

Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Perfect stay
"Great service, excellent concierge service for local recommendations"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2022

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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.