Flights from Dubai to Shanghai, China

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Dubai to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 12:00 -04:00

We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. China Southern & Qatar frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Southern
Mon 10/30
1 stop
Tue 11/7
1 stop
Tue 11/14
1 stop
Thu 11/23
1 stop
Fri 11/3
1 stop
Sun 11/12
1 stop
Multiple Airlines
Sat 9/30
1 stop
Tue 10/3
1 stop
China Eastern
Sat 9/23
1 stop
Tue 10/3
1 stop
Thu 10/12
1 stop
Tue 10/17
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Dubai to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dubai to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AED4,488.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Dubai to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Dubai to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Dubai to Shanghai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Dubai to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days AED2,777 AED2,097
7-14 days AED2,608 AED2,038
14-21 days AED2,916 AED2,237
21-30 days AED2,578 AED1,983
30-60 days AED2,527 AED1,888
60-90 days AED2,589 AED1,983
90+ days AED2,589 AED1,888

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai to Shanghai

We've examined 218,310,000 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Dubai to Shanghai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Dubai to Shanghai by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Dubai to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Dubai Shanghai China Southern 9/28/23 10/8/23 1 AED2,038
October Dubai Shanghai China Southern 10/30/23 11/7/23 1 AED1,888
November Dubai Shanghai China Southern 11/5/23 11/9/23 1 AED1,958
December Dubai Shanghai China Southern 12/3/23 12/6/23 1 AED1,983
January Dubai Shanghai Cathay 1/9/24 1/18/24 1 AED2,057
February Dubai Shanghai China Southern 2/11/24 2/21/24 1 AED2,057
March Dubai Shanghai Qatar 3/8/24 3/14/24 1 AED2,086
April Dubai Shanghai Qatar 4/2/24 4/16/24 1 AED2,938

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dubai to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Dubai to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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24 25 26 27 28 29 30
AED2,556 AED2,097
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AED2,097 AED4,587
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AED4,587 AED2,417
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AED2,417 AED2,597
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dubai to Shanghai

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Dubai to Shanghai is AED2,534.

The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Shanghai is AED3,309.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dubai to Shanghai

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Dubai to Shanghai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Dubai to Shanghai is AED1,260.

The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Shanghai is AED2,534.

Dubai to Shanghai Flight Questions

Dubai to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Dubai and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Dubai to Shanghai