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Chengdu to Shanghai flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Chengdu and Shanghai take, on average, 2 h and 56 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Chengdu with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Chengdu is the departure airport operating flights between Chengdu and Shanghai
Arriving AirportFlights departing Chengdu with Shanghai as destination arrives at Pu Dong

Cheap last minute flights to Shanghai

Latest deals and top flight routes from Chengdu airports.

Departure Wed, 27 Oct Return Sun, 31 Oct
CTU Chengdu
SHA Shanghai
return from £374
Departure Mon, 15 Nov Return Sun, 21 Nov
CTU Chengdu
SHA Shanghai
return from £395
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.87 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 22 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 32% more expensive in Shanghai than in Chengdu.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 50% more expensive in Shanghai than in Chengdu.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 53% more expensive in Shanghai than in Chengdu.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 12% more expensive in Shanghai than in Chengdu.

Chengdu airports
  • ( Chengdu (CTU)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Port Free Trade Zone (XTX)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 1031 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Chengdu to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Chengdu 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 Chengdu. 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 Chengdu to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Chengdu to Shanghai is 374£. 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 Chengdu?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.58 GBP, 55% more expensive than Chengdu, with a fare of 1.02 GBP, while train tickets costs 32% more in Shanghai: 0.45 GBP against 0.34 GBP in Chengdu. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.39 GBP in Shanghai, 50% more than the 2.26 GBP in Chengdu. The price of the coffee is around 15% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 3.15 GBP , while in Chengdu the coffee costs 2.73 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Chengdu to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Chengdu to Shanghai are March, June and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Chengdu to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Chengdu 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 Chengdu in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Chengdu -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Chengdu to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Chengdu and Shanghai is of around 02:56 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,670 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 Chengdu?
While in Chengdu the temperatures can reach an average of 35.74 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 0.09 ºC average degrees reported in Chengdu. During the winter period, Chengdu can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Chengdu and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Chengdu and Shanghai is: Chengdu (CTU) to Hongqiao (SHA). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air China.
  • Juneyao Airlines.
  • Spring Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Chengdu - Shanghai flights between Chengdu (CTU) to Pu Dong (PVG) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Sichuan Airlines.
  • Air China.
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Which are the airlines with flights from Chengdu to Shanghai?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Chengdu to Shanghai are:
  • Sichuan Airlines.
  • Spring Airlines.
  • Air China.
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