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Frankfurt to Shanghai flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Frankfurt and Shanghai take, on average, 19 h and 49 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Frankfurt with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Frankfurt International is the departure airport operating flights between Frankfurt and Shanghai
Arriving AirportFlights departing Frankfurt with Shanghai as destination arrives at Pu Dong

Cheap last minute flights to Shanghai

Latest deals and top flight routes from Frankfurt airports.

Departure Fri, 01 Oct Return Sun, 10 Oct
FRA Frankfurt
SHA Shanghai
return from £1,204
Departure Wed, 13 Oct Return Thu, 21 Oct
FRA Frankfurt
SHA Shanghai
return from £794
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.94 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 23 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
81%

Trains in Shanghai are 81% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£2.35
Shanghai
£0.45
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
60%

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

Frankfurt
£8.53
Shanghai
£3.38
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
47%

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 47% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£2.99
Shanghai
£1.58
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
30%

Coffee is 30% more expensive in Shanghai than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£2.47
Shanghai
£3.1
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

😷 Is it safe to travel from Frankfurt 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 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?
The cheapest price for a flight from Frankfurt to Shanghai is 794£. 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 Frankfurt?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.58 GBP, 47% cheaper than Frankfurt, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 81% less in Shanghai: 0.45 GBP against 2.36 GBP in Frankfurt. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.39 GBP in Shanghai, 60% less than the 8.58 GBP in Frankfurt. The price of the coffee is around 27% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 3.15 GBP , while in Frankfurt the coffee costs 2.48 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Frankfurt to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Frankfurt to Shanghai are July, February and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 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 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Frankfurt in terms of searches from our customer, 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 other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Shanghai compared to Frankfurt?
While in Frankfurt the temperatures can reach an average of 34.86 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 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 -6.29 ºC average degrees reported in Frankfurt. During the winter period, Frankfurt can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Frankfurt and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Frankfurt and Shanghai is: Frankfurt International (FRA) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Lufthansa.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
Airlines with indirect flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Frankfurt to Shanghai are:
  • China Southern Airlines, stoping in Amsterdam for 105 minutes minimun.
  • China Eastern Airlines, with 65 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
  • China Eastern Airlines, with 65 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
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