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Zurich to Shanghai flights

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Departure Fri, 02 Oct Return Fri, 09 Oct
ZRH Zurich
SHA Shanghai
return from £869
Departure Mon, 19 Oct Return Fri, 23 Oct
ZRH Zurich
SHA Shanghai
return from £3,500
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.81 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 26 September 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Shanghai are 88% cheaper than in Zurich.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Shanghai is 80% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 70% cheaper than in Zurich.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Shanghai is 20% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 5600 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Zurich to Shanghai

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Zurich to Shanghai?
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 Zurich. 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 Zurich to Shanghai at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 869€ for the route Zurich - Shanghai. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 Zurich?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.60 GBP, 73% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 5.94 GBP, while train tickets costs 88% less in Shanghai: 0.46 GBP against 3.74 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.00 GBP in Shanghai, 81% less than the 21.23 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 20% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.43 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.27 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Zurich to Shanghai?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Zurich to Shanghai are November, December and February.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Zurich depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, April is the top 1 month to fly to  Shanghai from Zurich in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by December and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period October, May and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zurich -  Shanghai.
How long does the flight take to go from Zurich to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Zurich and Shanghai is of around 12:32 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,503 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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