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Shanghai to Tokyo flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Shanghai and Tokyo take, on average, 3 h and 1 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Shanghai with Tokyo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Hongqiao is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Tokyo
Arriving Airport Flights departing Shanghai with Tokyo as destination arrives at Haneda

Cheap last minute flights to Tokyo

Latest deals and top flight routes from Shanghai airports.

Departure Wed, 01 Jun Return Sat, 04 Jun
SHA Shanghai
TYO Tokyo
return from £667
Departure Mon, 13 Jun Return Mon, 20 Jun
SHA Shanghai
TYO Tokyo
return from £551
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 157.46 JPY
British Pound Sterling Japanese Yen
1 JPY = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 20 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 163% more expensive in Tokyo than in Shanghai.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 35% more expensive in Tokyo than in Shanghai.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 55% more expensive in Tokyo than in Shanghai.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Tokyo is 17% 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
Tokyo airports
  • ( Haneda (HND)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Narita (NRT)
    How far from city centre: 32 miles
  • ( Yokota (OKO)
    How far from city centre: 23 miles
K Distance: 1096 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Tokyo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Tokyo 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 Tokyo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Tokyo is 551£. 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 Tokyo expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Tokyo costs an average of 2.97 GBP, 55% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.92 GBP, while train tickets costs 163% more in Tokyo: 1.26 GBP against 0.48 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.31 GBP in Tokyo, 35% more than the 4.68 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 17% cheaper in Tokyo, with an average of 3.03 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.64 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Tokyo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Tokyo are January, October and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Tokyo?
The best time of the year to go to Tokyo when flying from Shanghai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1º month to fly to Tokyo from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, January and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Tokyo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Tokyo?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Tokyo is of around 03:01 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,875 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Tokyo?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Tokyo is: Hongqiao (SHA) to Haneda (HND). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
  • All Nippon Airways.
  • Alternatively, you can find Shanghai - Tokyo flights between Pu Dong (PVG) to Haneda (HND) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Peach Aviation.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
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Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Tokyo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Tokyo are:
  • Korean Air, stoping in Seoul for 110 minutes minimun.
  • Asiana Airlines, with 75 minutes scale in Seoul.
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