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Shanghai to Busan flights

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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1575.59 KRW
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Last checked on 06 May 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
89%

Trains are 89% more expensive in Busan than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£0.44
Busan
£0.83
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
34%

The average meal is 34% more expensive in Busan than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.33
Busan
£4.47
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
36%

Taxis are 36% more expensive in Busan than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£1.55
Busan
£2.11
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
7%

Coffee in Busan is 7% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.08
Busan
£2.85
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
Busan airports
  • ( Kimhae (PUS)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
K Distance: 513 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Busan

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Busan 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 South Korea may apply when travelling from Shanghai. 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 Shanghai to Busan at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Shanghai to Busan. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Busan expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Busan costs an average of 2.13 GBP, 36% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.57 GBP, while train tickets costs 87% more in Busan: 0.84 GBP against 0.45 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.51 GBP in Busan, 35% more than the 3.35 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 17% cheaper in Busan, with an average of 2.63 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.16 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Busan?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Busan are October, September and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Busan?
The best time of the year to go to Busan when flying from Shanghai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, November is the top 1º month to fly to Busan from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, August and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Busan.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Busan?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Busan is of around 01:49 hours on average, considering an average distance of 816 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 Busan compared to Shanghai?
While in Shanghai the temperatures can reach an average of 37.03 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Busan's temperatures can go up to 33.91 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -8.78 ºC in Busan, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Busan have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Busan?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Busan is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Kimhae (PUS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
  • Korean Air.
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