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Shanghai to Frankfurt flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Shanghai and Frankfurt take, on average, 15 h and 16 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Shanghai with Frankfurt found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Frankfurt
Arriving Airport Flights departing Shanghai with Frankfurt as destination arrives at Frankfurt International

Cheap last minute flights to Frankfurt

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Departure Thu, 28 Jul Return Thu, 04 Aug
SHA Shanghai
FRA Frankfurt
return from £1,654
Departure Mon, 22 Aug Return Mon, 22 Aug
SHA Shanghai
FRA Frankfurt
return from £3,299
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 10 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 368% more expensive in Frankfurt than in Shanghai.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 100% more expensive in Frankfurt than in Shanghai.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 59% more expensive in Frankfurt than in Shanghai.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Frankfurt is 28% cheaper than in Shanghai.

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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Frankfurt 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 Germany 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 Frankfurt at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt is 1654£. 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 Frankfurt expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Frankfurt costs an average of 2.98 GBP, 59% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.87 GBP, while train tickets costs 368% more in Frankfurt: 2.34 GBP against 0.50 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.20 GBP in Frankfurt, 104% more than the 4.99 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 28% cheaper in Frankfurt, with an average of 2.59 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.62 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Frankfurt are April, March and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
The best time of the year to go to Frankfurt when flying from Shanghai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, March is the top 1º month to fly to Frankfurt from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, November and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Frankfurt.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Frankfurt?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Frankfurt is of around 15:16 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,938 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 Frankfurt 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 ,Frankfurt's temperatures can go up to 34.86 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -6.29 ºC in Frankfurt, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Frankfurt have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Frankfurt?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Frankfurt is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Frankfurt International (FRA). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Lufthansa.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Frankfurt are:
  • China Eastern Airlines, stoping in Paris for 165 minutes minimun.
  • Vietnam Airlines, with 330 minutes scale in Hanoi.
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