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Shanghai to Osaka flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Shanghai and Osaka take, on average, 2 h and 15 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Shanghai with Osaka found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Osaka
Arriving Airport Flights departing Shanghai with Osaka as destination arrives at Kansai International

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Departure Sat, 21 May Return Tue, 24 May
SHA Shanghai
OSA Osaka
return from £1,117
Departure Fri, 03 Jun Return Thu, 09 Jun
SHA Shanghai
OSA Osaka
return from £870
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 166.69 JPY
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Last checked on 09 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 170% more expensive in Osaka than in Shanghai.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 20% more expensive in Osaka than in Shanghai.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 116% more expensive in Osaka than in Shanghai.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Osaka is 39% 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
Osaka airports
  • ( Kansai International (KIX)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Itami (ITM)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Kobe (UKB)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 846 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Osaka

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Osaka 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 Japan 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 Osaka at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Osaka is 870£. 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 Osaka expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Osaka costs an average of 4.22 GBP, 116% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.95 GBP, while train tickets costs 165% more in Osaka: 1.30 GBP against 0.49 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.69 GBP in Osaka, 20% more than the 4.74 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 39% cheaper in Osaka, with an average of 2.21 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.61 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Osaka?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Osaka are March, April and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Osaka?
The best time of the year to go to Osaka when flying from Shanghai 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 Osaka from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, November and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Osaka.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Osaka?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Osaka is of around 02:15 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,360 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 Osaka 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 ,Osaka's temperatures can go up to 34.18 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.82 ºC in Osaka, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Osaka have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Osaka?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Osaka is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Kansai International (KIX). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • Peach Aviation.
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Osaka are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Osaka are:
  • Asiana Airlines, stoping in Busan for 130 minutes minimun.
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