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Frankfurt to Shanghai flights

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Departure Tue, 29 Sep Return Thu, 08 Oct
FRA Frankfurt
SHA Shanghai
return from £1,547
Departure Fri, 23 Oct Return Sat, 24 Oct
FRA Frankfurt
SHA Shanghai
return from £640
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.81 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 25 September 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Shanghai are 82% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Shanghai is 60% cheaper than a meal in Frankfurt.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 50% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 34% more expensive in Shanghai than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt airports
  • ( Frankfurt International (FRA)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Hahn Airport (HHN)
    How far from city centre: 64 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 5480 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
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 Frankfurt. 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 Frankfurt to Shanghai at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 640€ for the route Frankfurt - Shanghai. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 Frankfurt?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.60 GBP, 50% cheaper than Frankfurt, with a fare of 3.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 82% less in Shanghai: 0.46 GBP against 2.51 GBP in Frankfurt. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.00 GBP in Shanghai, 56% less than the 9.14 GBP in Frankfurt. The price of the coffee is around 34% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 3.43 GBP , while in Frankfurt the coffee costs 2.56 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Frankfurt to Shanghai are July, February and May.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Frankfurt depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1 month to fly to  Shanghai from Frankfurt in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by October and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, November and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Frankfurt -  Shanghai.
How long does the flight take to go from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Frankfurt and Shanghai is of around 19:49 hours on average, considering an average distance of 15,022 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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