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Dubai to Shanghai flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Dubai and Shanghai take, on average, 9 h and 7 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Dubai with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Dubai International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Dubai and Shanghai
Arriving Airport Flights departing Dubai with Shanghai as destination arrives at Pu Dong

Cheap last minute flights to Shanghai

Latest deals and top flight routes from Dubai airports.

Departure Wed, 29 Jun Return Fri, 01 Jul
DXB Dubai
SHA Shanghai
return from £1,309
Departure Wed, 13 Jul Return Wed, 20 Jul
DXB Dubai
SHA Shanghai
return from £1,321
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.29 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.13 GBP
Last checked on 29 June 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
56%

Trains in Shanghai are 56% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£1.11
Shanghai
£0.49
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
28%

A meal in Shanghai is 28% cheaper than a meal in Dubai.

Dubai
£7.79
Shanghai
£5.64
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
29%

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 29% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£2.67
Shanghai
£1.89
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
12%

Coffee in Shanghai is 12% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£4.15
Shanghai
£3.67
Dubai airports
  • ( Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ( Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 3998 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Dubai to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Dubai 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 Dubai. 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 Dubai to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Dubai to Shanghai is 1309£. 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 Dubai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.89 GBP, 29% cheaper than Dubai, with a fare of 2.67 GBP, while train tickets costs 56% less in Shanghai: 0.49 GBP against 1.11 GBP in Dubai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.64 GBP in Shanghai, 28% less than the 7.79 GBP in Dubai. The price of the coffee is around 12% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.67 GBP, while in Dubai the coffee costs 4.15 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Dubai to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Dubai to Shanghai are December, May and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Dubai to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Dubai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Dubai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by May and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, August and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Dubai -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Dubai to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Dubai and Shanghai is of around 09:07 hours on average, considering an average distance of 6,450 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Dubai and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Dubai and Shanghai is: Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Dubai to Shanghai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Dubai to Shanghai are:
  • Cathay Pacific, stoping in Hong Kong for 135 minutes minimun.
  • China Southern Airlines, with 145 minutes scale in Guangzhou.
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