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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Colombo to Shanghai right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will keep you up-to-date on any flying restrictions or health advisories if you’re planning to book a flight to Shanghai from Colombo sometime soon.
Is there a direct flight between Colombo and Shanghai?
We realise you want as much time as you can to enjoy your well-earned break. Fly directly between Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) and Shanghai Pudong Airport and you’ll get just that. Contemplate SriLankan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines — these are just a couple of the 2 airlines advertising nonstop flights on this route.
How long is a direct flight from Colombo to Shanghai?
The journey of 3,200 miles between Colombo and Shanghai takes roughly 6 hours and 52 minutes, but could even be as quick as 6 hours and 40 minutes. Family trip or romantic getaway? Fast-paced or relaxed? Whatever your style of holiday, travel to your destination the fuss-free way by booking a direct flight.
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 Colombo to Shanghai flights?
Are you travelling from Colombo to Shanghai and uncertain where you’ll be flying in and out of? There’s a good chance you’ll be dropping your bag off at Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) and picking it up from the carousel at Shanghai Pudong Airport.
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Colombo to Shanghai?
Every trip is different and the airline you book can make a big difference to your overall flight experience. If you’re planning to fly from Colombo to Shanghai, here are some of the most well-known air carriers:

  • Cathay Pacific with 26 flights every month.
  • Korean Air with 13 flights every month.
  • Malaysia Airlines with 8 flights every month.
  • Singapore Airlines with 4 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Colombo to Shanghai?
A world of wonder and fun awaits you in Shanghai. Begin your amazing adventure by booking a seat on one of the 2 flights on offer daily from Colombo to Shanghai.
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, Shanghai Airlines or Juneyao 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: 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 from January to December 2021. 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 Colombo 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 Colombo 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 Colombo to Shanghai  

Every day between Colombo and Shanghai,  flights from 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 , you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Colombo 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 Colombo 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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Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport

Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport

4 out of 5
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Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel

Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel

4.5 out of 5
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Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their ...
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"overall is ok but its quite old"

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The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong

5 out of 5
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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.