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Tokyo to Shanghai flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Tokyo and Shanghai take, on average, 4 h and 18 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Tokyo with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Narita is the departure airport operating flights between Tokyo and Shanghai
Arriving AirportFlights departing Tokyo with Shanghai as destination arrives at Pu Dong

Cheap last minute flights to Shanghai

Latest deals and top flight routes from Tokyo airports.

Departure Wed, 09 Feb Return Sat, 12 Feb
TYO Tokyo
SHA Shanghai
return from £904
Departure Tue, 15 Feb Return Tue, 22 Feb
TYO Tokyo
SHA Shanghai
return from £955
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.65 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 23 January 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Shanghai are 65% cheaper than in Tokyo.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Shanghai is 42% cheaper than a meal in Tokyo.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 40% cheaper than in Tokyo.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 23% more expensive in Shanghai than in Tokyo.

Tokyo airports
  • ( Narita (NRT)
    How far from city centre: 32 miles
  • ( Haneda (HND)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Yokota (OKO)
    How far from city centre: 23 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 1096 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Tokyo to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Tokyo 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 Tokyo. 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 Tokyo to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Tokyo to Shanghai is 904£. 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 Tokyo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.80 GBP, 38% cheaper than Tokyo, with a fare of 2.92 GBP, while train tickets costs 65% less in Shanghai: 0.47 GBP against 1.36 GBP in Tokyo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.78 GBP in Shanghai, 42% less than the 6.49 GBP in Tokyo. The price of the coffee is around 23% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 3.43 GBP , while in Tokyo the coffee costs 2.79 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Tokyo to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Tokyo to Shanghai are January, October and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Tokyo to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Tokyo 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 Shanghai from Tokyo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Tokyo -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Tokyo to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Tokyo and Shanghai is of around 04:18 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,301 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 Tokyo and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Tokyo and Shanghai is: Narita (NRT) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air China.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Jetstar Japan.
  • Alternatively, you can find Tokyo - Shanghai flights between Haneda (HND) to Pu Dong (PVG) with the following airline(s) flying the route: China Eastern Airlines.
  • Peach Aviation.
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Airlines with indirect flights from Tokyo to Shanghai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Tokyo to Shanghai are:
  • Asiana Airlines, stoping in Seoul for 1050 minutes minimun.
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