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About Flights to Shanghai

Summary info about Shanghai flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Return Price


Fastest flight time

12h 06m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Shanghai from New Zealand in the last 72 hours is $536 (Auckland Intl to Shanghai Pu Dong).
The best return flight price to Shanghai from New Zealand in the last 72 hours is $1,215 (Auckland Intl to Shanghai Pu Dong).
The fastest flight to Shanghai from New Zealand takes 12h 06m (Auckland Intl to Shanghai Pu Dong).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to Shanghai, including Air New Zealand, Malaysia Airlines and China Eastern.

Cheapest flights to cities in Shanghai

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to Shanghai from New Zealand

Useful information for your flight to Shanghai

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Shanghai

For prices as low as $554/pp, you can find flights to Shanghai depending on where you are departing from. On average, flights to Shanghai cost $1,215/pp.

For the quickest drive from an arrival airport to People's Square, fly into Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport or Shanghai Pu Dong Airport, which are closest to the area.

The temperatures in Shanghai range from 4 °C to 28 °C depending on the time of year. The warmest month in Shanghai is July, and the coldest month in Shanghai is January. Those looking for a drier month during their visit should travel during the months of December, January, or November, when rain is least likely compared to the rest of the year.

On average, it takes 12h 06m to fly from New Zealand to Shanghai if you fly out of Auckland Intl (the most popular airport in New Zealand) and into Shanghai Hongqiao Intl (the most popular airport in Shanghai). If you’re flying out of Christchurch and into Shanghai Hongqiao Intl, then the flight time is around 38h 55m.

Flights to Shanghai have been found on momondo for as low as $554 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be $1,633 and anything for $1,621 or less is a good deal. $4,597 is the most expensive flight we’ve seen in the past week, though you may be able to avoid this price depending on what airport you fly from, what airline you choose, and how far in advance you book your flights.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Shanghai? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in Shanghai.

Recent flights found to popular cities in Shanghai

Find flights to these popular cities in Shanghai from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to Shanghai

These routes have the cheapest flights to Shanghai found by momondo users in New Zealand
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
AucklandShanghai12h 06m$1,416
HamiltonShanghai23h 15m$2,005
ChristchurchShanghai38h 55m$2,557
DunedinShanghai47h 30m$2,624
WellingtonShanghai15h 00m$3,130
TaurangaShanghai40h 05m$3,982

Popular routes to Shanghai

Most frequently searched flights to Shanghai along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Auckland to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time12h 06m
Cheapest price$1,416
Christchurch to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time38h 55m
Cheapest price$2,557
Wellington to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time15h 00m
Cheapest price$3,130
Dunedin to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time47h 30m
Cheapest price$2,624

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Why use momondo?

It is quick and easy to find flights to Shanghai on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to Shanghai that suits you.

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