Users booking trips to Shanghai from Shenzhen found flights 79% cheaper than the average price of flights to Shanghai. To find the cheapest price to Shanghai from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, June is the cheapest month to fly from India to Shanghai. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around ₹ 28,972. If you are unable to visit Shanghai during the month of June, then departing from India during the month May is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around ₹ 32,207.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Shanghai is about 60 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are ₹ 39,903.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Shanghai is on a Friday when prices can be found for as low as ₹ 37,217. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from India because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around ₹ 41,087.
At midday is the cheapest time of day to fly from India to Shanghai when you can find flight prices for as low as ₹ 19,153. Flying to Shanghai at midday is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Shanghai are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of ₹ 39,542. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
When planning your flight to Shanghai, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of June, July, or August could carry a higher chance of rain, as Shanghai sees up to 5.1 inches (130 mm) or more. There are still things to do in Shanghai even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. While in Shanghai you will find Shanghai Museum nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Nanjing Road.
Shanghai Pu Dong Airport, Suzhou Airport, Wuxi Airport, Nantong Airport or Hangzhou Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Shanghai.
Hangzhou Airport has an average price of ₹ 31,393 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Shanghai. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.