The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Shanghai from Hong Kong for R5 860. This is 52% cheaper than most flight deals to Shanghai. To find the cheapest price to Shanghai from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest month to fly to Shanghai from South Africa is in November. Flight prices, which tend to average around R9 442, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of May is another great option to travel to Shanghai, with average flight prices from South Africa averaging around R9 533.
We recommend purchasing flights from South Africa to Shanghai 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Shanghai for R10 127.
The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to Shanghai is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as R9 584. When flying out on a Saturday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from South Africa to Shanghai for around R10 591.
Flying to Shanghai from South Africa at midday is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as R9 057 when looking at flights departing at midday. In the morning is when there is more demand to fly to Shanghai, so prices are often more expensive at around R10 187 per ticket.
Those flying to Shanghai could potentially find better pricing at Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (30 km from Shanghai city centre), Suzhou Airport (104 km from Shanghai city centre), Wuxi Airport (106 km from Shanghai city centre), Nantong Airport (107 km from Shanghai city centre) or Hangzhou Airport (149 km from Shanghai city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.
The cheapest airport near Shanghai is typically Wuxi Airport, with an average price of R9 274/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.