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Shenzhen to Shanghai flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Shenzhen and Shanghai take, on average, 2 h and 18 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Shenzhen with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Shenzhen is the departure airport operating flights between Shenzhen and Shanghai
Arriving Airport Flights departing Shenzhen with Shanghai as destination arrives at Pu Dong

Cheap last minute flights to Shanghai

Latest deals and top flight routes from Shenzhen airports.

Departure Mon, 01 Aug Return Sat, 06 Aug
SZX Shenzhen
SHA Shanghai
return from £155
Departure Wed, 10 Aug Return Wed, 17 Aug
SZX Shenzhen
SHA Shanghai
return from £242
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.05 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.13 GBP
Last checked on 11 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Shanghai are 20% cheaper than in Shenzhen.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 23% more expensive in Shanghai than in Shenzhen.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 43% more expensive in Shanghai than in Shenzhen.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Shanghai is 4% cheaper than in Shenzhen.

Shenzhen airports
  • ( Shenzhen (SZX)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 753 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shenzhen to Shanghai 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 China may apply when travelling from Shenzhen. 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 Shenzhen to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shenzhen to Shanghai is 155£. 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 Shanghai expensive to visit compared to Shenzhen?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.87 GBP, 43% more expensive than Shenzhen, with a fare of 1.31 GBP, while train tickets costs 19% less in Shanghai: 0.50 GBP against 0.62 GBP in Shenzhen. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.99 GBP in Shanghai, 23% more than the 4.06 GBP in Shenzhen. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.62 GBP, while in Shenzhen the coffee costs 3.77 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shenzhen to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shenzhen to Shanghai are August, June and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shenzhen to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Shenzhen depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Shenzhen in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, December, May and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shenzhen -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shenzhen to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Shenzhen and Shanghai is of around 02:18 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,219 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 Shanghai compared to Shenzhen?
While in Shenzhen the temperatures can reach an average of 34.96 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Shanghai's temperatures can go up to 37.03 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 ºC in Shanghai, compared to the 7.9 ºC average degrees reported in Shenzhen. During the winter period, Shenzhen can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shenzhen and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Shenzhen and Shanghai is: Shenzhen (SZX) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Hainan Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • Alternatively, you can find Shenzhen - Shanghai flights between Shenzhen (SZX) to Hongqiao (SHA) with the following airline(s) flying the route: China Southern Airlines.
  • Juneyao Airlines.
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Which are the airlines with flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Shenzhen to Shanghai are:
  • Spring Airlines.
  • Shenzhen Airlines.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
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