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Cardiff to Shanghai flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cardiff and Shanghai take, on average, 12 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cardiff with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, April is the busiest time to fly from Cardiff to Shanghai
Best time to book According to real data July is the most popular time to book a flight to Shanghai when departing from Cardiff

Cheap last minute flights to Shanghai

Latest deals and top flight routes from Cardiff airports.

Departure Fri, 29 Jul Return Fri, 05 Aug
CWL Cardiff
SHA Shanghai
return from £4,708
Departure Sun, 14 Aug Return Sun, 21 Aug
CWL Cardiff
SHA Shanghai
return from £2,798
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.05 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.13 GBP
Last checked on 12 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
70%

Trains in Shanghai are 70% cheaper than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£2
Shanghai
£0.5
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
64%

A meal in Shanghai is 64% cheaper than a meal in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£14
Shanghai
£4.99
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
32%

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 32% cheaper than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£2.75
Shanghai
£1.87
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
27%

Coffee is 27% more expensive in Shanghai than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£2.85
Shanghai
£3.62
Cardiff airports
  • ( Cardiff-Wales (CWL)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Bristol (BRS)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 5810 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cardiff to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cardiff to Shanghai during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions China may apply when travelling from Cardiff. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cardiff to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cardiff to Shanghai is 2798£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Shanghai expensive to visit compared to Cardiff?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.87 GBP, 32% cheaper than Cardiff, with a fare of 2.75 GBP, while train tickets costs 75% less in Shanghai: 0.50 GBP against 2.00 GBP in Cardiff. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.99 GBP in Shanghai, 64% less than the 14.00 GBP in Cardiff. The price of the coffee is around 27% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 3.62 GBP , while in Cardiff the coffee costs 2.85 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cardiff to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cardiff to Shanghai are July, January and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cardiff to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Cardiff depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, April is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Cardiff in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, August and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cardiff -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cardiff to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Cardiff and Shanghai is of around 12:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,762 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Shanghai compared to Cardiff?
While in Cardiff the temperatures can reach an average of 26.93 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Shanghai's temperatures can go up to 37.03 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 ºC in Shanghai, compared to the -1.52 ºC average degrees reported in Cardiff. During the winter period, Cardiff can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cardiff to Shanghai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cardiff to Shanghai are:
  • China Southern Airlines, stoping in Amsterdam for 115 minutes minimun.
  • China Southern Airlines, with 115 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
  • China Southern Airlines, with 115 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
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