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Shanghai to Seoul flights

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

Cheap last minute flights to Seoul

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Departure Thu, 07 Oct Return Sun, 10 Oct
SHA Shanghai
SEL Seoul
return from £583
Departure Mon, 18 Oct Return Sun, 24 Oct
SHA Shanghai
SEL Seoul
return from £610
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1641.19 KRW
British Pound Sterling South Korean Won
1 KRW = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 23 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
71%

Trains are 71% more expensive in Seoul than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£0.45
Seoul
£0.77
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
46%

The average meal is 46% more expensive in Seoul than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.38
Seoul
£4.93
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
48%

Taxis are 48% more expensive in Seoul than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£1.58
Seoul
£2.34
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
5%

Coffee in Seoul is 5% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.1
Seoul
£2.93
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
Seoul airports
  • ( Incheon Intl (ICN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( Gimpo International (GMP)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Air Base (SSN)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 539 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Seoul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Seoul 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 Seoul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Seoul is 583£. 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 Seoul expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Seoul costs an average of 2.37 GBP, 50% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.58 GBP, while train tickets costs 73% more in Seoul: 0.78 GBP against 0.45 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.00 GBP in Seoul, 47% more than the 3.39 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 6% cheaper in Seoul, with an average of 2.96 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.15 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Seoul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Seoul are September, November and April, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Seoul?
The best time of the year to go to Seoul 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 Seoul from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Seoul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Seoul?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Seoul is of around 02:02 hours on average, considering an average distance of 832 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 Seoul 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 ,Seoul's temperatures can go up to 32.12 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -18.03 ºC in Seoul, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Seoul have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Seoul?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Seoul is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Incheon Intl (ICN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Asiana Airlines.
  • Korean Air.
  • Alternatively, you can find Shanghai - Seoul flights between Hongqiao (SHA) to Gimpo International (GMP) with the following airline(s) flying the route: China Eastern Airlines.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
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Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Seoul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Seoul are:
  • Cathay Pacific, stoping in Hong Kong for 115 minutes minimun.
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