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Seoul to Shanghai flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Seoul and Shanghai take, on average, 2 h and 24 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Seoul with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Incheon Intl is the departure airport operating flights between Seoul and Shanghai
Arriving AirportFlights departing Seoul with Shanghai as destination arrives at Pu Dong

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Departure Sat, 07 Aug Return Wed, 11 Aug
SEL Seoul
SHA Shanghai
return from £261
Departure Mon, 16 Aug Return Sun, 22 Aug
SEL Seoul
SHA Shanghai
return from £313
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.95 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 26 July 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
43%

Trains in Shanghai are 43% cheaper than in Seoul.

Seoul
£0.79
Shanghai
£0.45
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
33%

A meal in Shanghai is 33% cheaper than a meal in Seoul.

Seoul
£5.05
Shanghai
£3.37
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
35%

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 35% cheaper than in Seoul.

Seoul
£2.4
Shanghai
£1.57
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
0%

A coffee in Shanghai costs roughly the same as in Seoul.

Seoul
£3.02
Shanghai
£3
Seoul airports
  • ( Incheon Intl (ICN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( Air Base (SSN)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Gimpo International (GMP)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 539 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Seoul to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Seoul 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 Seoul. 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 Seoul to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Seoul to Shanghai is 261£. 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 Seoul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.57 GBP, 35% cheaper than Seoul, with a fare of 2.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 43% less in Shanghai: 0.45 GBP against 0.79 GBP in Seoul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.37 GBP in Shanghai, 33% less than the 5.05 GBP in Seoul. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.00 GBP, while in Seoul the coffee costs 3.02 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Seoul to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Seoul to Shanghai are June, December and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Seoul to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Seoul 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 Seoul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, July and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Seoul -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Seoul to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Seoul and Shanghai is of around 02:24 hours on average, considering an average distance of 986 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 Seoul?
While in Seoul the temperatures can reach an average of 32.12 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 -18.03 ºC average degrees reported in Seoul. During the winter period, Seoul can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Seoul and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Seoul and Shanghai is: Gimpo International (GMP) to Hongqiao (SHA). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
  • Asiana Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Seoul - Shanghai flights between Incheon Intl (ICN) to Pu Dong (PVG) with the following airline(s) flying the route: China Eastern Airlines.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
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Airlines with indirect flights from Seoul to Shanghai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Seoul to Shanghai are:
  • Cathay Pacific, stoping in Hong Kong for 70 minutes minimun.
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