Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai from R13 479

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Flight information for South Africa to Shanghai

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from South Africa to Shanghai

Best price found

R15 555

Fastest flight time

28h 10m

Direct flights

None
The best one-way flight to Shanghai from South Africa in the past 72 hours is R15 555. The best return flight deal from South Africa to Shanghai found on momondo in the last 72 hours is R473 096.
The fastest flight from South Africa to Shanghai takes 28h 10m
There are no direct flights from South Africa to Shanghai. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Sun City Pilansberg Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport, Johannesburg Lanseria Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport and Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport.

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from South Africa to Shanghai

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Shanghai from South Africa?

Air China

Air China, Cathay Pacific, and Emirates are the most popular carriers operating from South Africa to Shanghai

What is the cheapest South Africa to Shanghai flight route?

Sun City Pilansberg - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

Fly from Sun City Pilansberg to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl for the best South Africa - Shanghai flight prices


Easily compare return flights from South Africa to Shanghai

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from South Africa to Shanghai by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Jun 2
JNB9:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
45h 50m
2 stops
PVG7:30Shanghai Pu Dong
Jun 9
PVG8:25Shanghai Pu Dong
33h 55m
2 stops
JNB18:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
R25 824
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Malaysia Airlines
Aug 1
CPT6:40Cape Town Intl
45h 35m
3 stops
PVG4:15Shanghai Pu Dong
Aug 5
PVG11:25Shanghai Pu Dong
44h 20m
2 stops
CPT7:45Cape Town Intl
R29 624
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Air China
Jun 1
JNB16:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
41h 15m
2 stops
SHA10:05Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Jun 21
SHA12:45Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
31h 30m
1 stop
JNB20:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
R43 039
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Multiple Airlines
Jun 1
JNB9:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 15m
2 stops
PVG10:00Shanghai Pu Dong
Jun 21
PVG19:30Shanghai Pu Dong
19h 35m
1 stop
JNB15:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
R30 455
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Malaysia Airlines
Aug 1
CPT6:40Cape Town Intl
45h 35m
3 stops
PVG4:15Shanghai Pu Dong
Aug 5
PVG11:25Shanghai Pu Dong
48h 00m
3 stops
CPT11:25Cape Town Intl
R31 078
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Malaysia Airlines
Jul 8
JNB9:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
42h 30m
2 stops
PVG4:15Shanghai Pu Dong
Jul 15
PVG11:25Shanghai Pu Dong
48h 30m
2 stops
JNB11:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
R32 084
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Find the cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Shanghai

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to Shanghai, view some of our deals below provided by Air China
Multiple Airlines
Jun 29
JNB9:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
45h 50m
2 stops
PVG7:30Shanghai Pu Dong
R15 555
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Multiple Airlines
Jul 12
JNB9:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
45h 50m
2 stops
PVG7:30Shanghai Pu Dong
R15 922
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Multiple Airlines
Jun 16
JNB9:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
45h 50m
2 stops
PVG7:30Shanghai Pu Dong
R16 976
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Best airlines flying from South Africa to Shanghai

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Air ChinaPriceFrom R8 410Free CancellationRating
7,0
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EmiratesPriceFrom R9 296Free CancellationRating
8,6
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Etihad AirwaysPriceFrom R9 775Free CancellationRating
6,7
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Cathay PacificPriceFrom R9 926Free CancellationRating
8,1
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Singapore AirlinesPriceFrom R10 237Free CancellationRating
8,4
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom R10 766Free CancellationRating
7,9
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Malaysia AirlinesPriceFrom R20 376Free CancellationRating
7,6
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Air China flights from South Africa to Shanghai

Our best Air China deals on South Africa to Shanghai flight tickets
Air China
Jun 1
JNB16:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
41h 15m
2 stops
SHA10:05Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Jun 21
SHA12:45Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
31h 30m
1 stop
JNB20:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
R43 039
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Air China
Jun 1
JNB16:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
34h 45m
1 stop
SHA3:35Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Jun 21
SHA12:45Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
31h 30m
1 stop
JNB20:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
R43 646
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Malaysia Airlines flights from South Africa to Shanghai

Our best Malaysia Airlines deals on South Africa to Shanghai flight tickets
Malaysia Airlines
Aug 1
CPT6:40Cape Town Intl
45h 35m
3 stops
PVG4:15Shanghai Pu Dong
Aug 5
PVG11:25Shanghai Pu Dong
44h 20m
2 stops
CPT7:45Cape Town Intl
R29 624
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Malaysia Airlines
Aug 1
CPT6:40Cape Town Intl
45h 35m
3 stops
PVG4:15Shanghai Pu Dong
Aug 5
PVG11:25Shanghai Pu Dong
48h 00m
3 stops
CPT11:25Cape Town Intl
R31 078
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Malaysia Airlines
Jul 8
JNB9:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
42h 30m
2 stops
PVG4:15Shanghai Pu Dong
Jul 15
PVG11:25Shanghai Pu Dong
48h 30m
2 stops
JNB11:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
R32 084
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  • Are airlines flying from South Africa to Shanghai offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from South Africa to Shanghai are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Air China.



Alternative routes for South Africa to Shanghai

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Sun City, North-West to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time28h 10m
Cheapest priceR13 479
Johannesburg to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time42h 30m
Cheapest priceR32 084
Cape Town to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 25m
Cheapest priceR42 832

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Why use momondo?

We help find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight from South Africa to Shanghai for you.

Flights from South Africa to Shanghai with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

Once you have performed a search for South Africa to Shanghai flights, momondo helps you find the right one by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

If you are simply researching potential flights to Shanghai, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Shanghai from South Africa and alert you when they change.


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