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Istanbul Shanghai
Wed, 31 Jul IST - PVG
Sun, 04 Aug PVG - IST
£547 £535
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Istanbul Shanghai
Tue, 13 Aug IST - PVG
£336 £325
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
0% A train in Shanghai costs roughly the same as in Istanbul.
Istanbul £0.42
Shanghai £0.42
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
54% A meal in Shanghai is 54% cheaper than a meal in Istanbul.
Istanbul £6.97
Shanghai £3.18
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 9.48 CNY
1 CNY = 0.11 GBP
Last checked on 21 July 2024
Distance: 4962 miles
Istanbul airports
Istanbul Airport (IST) How far from city centre: 21 miles
Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) How far from city centre: 19 miles
Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) How far from city centre: 9 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city centre: 19 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Istanbul to Shanghai

Now you are a little bit closer to your destination. If you are looking for cheap flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, here you will find all the information you need to book your tickets.

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Istanbul to Shanghai?

To save money when booking flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, you can follow these tips:

By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Istanbul to Shanghai change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Istanbul to Shanghai may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Istanbul to Shanghai on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Istanbul and Shanghai, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Istanbul to Shanghai airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Shanghai

How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Shanghai is of around 10:57 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,198 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Istanbul to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Shanghai is 325£. 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 Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.70 GBP, 193% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.58 GBP, while train tickets are cheaper, but cost the same in both Shanghai and Istanbul: 0.42 GBP. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.18 GBP in Shanghai, 54% less than the 6.97 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 15% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 2.67 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 2.33 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Shanghai are December, October and January, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul - Shanghai.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Istanbul 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 Istanbul. 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 is the weather in Shanghai compared to Istanbul?
While in Istanbul the temperatures can reach an average of 32.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 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 -0.3 ºC average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Shanghai is: Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Shanghai flights between Istanbul Airport (IST) to Pu Dong (PVG) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Air China.
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Shanghai are:
Korean Air, stopping in Seoul for 145 minutes minimum.
  • Sichuan Airlines, with 190 minutes scale in Chengdu.
Flight Duration 10 h and 57 m Flights between Istanbul and Shanghai take, on average, 10 h and 57 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £325 Cheapest price for a flight between Istanbul and Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Istanbul Airport The airport Istanbul Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Istanbul and Shanghai
Arriving Airport Pu Dong Flights departing Istanbul with Shanghai as destination arrive at Pu Dong

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