Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai, China

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Istanbul to Shanghai Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:46 -04:00

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

British Airways
Tue 11/28
1 stop
Fri 12/1
1 stop
Air France
Mon 11/13
1 stop
Fri 12/1
1 stop
Multiple Airlines
Mon 11/13
2 stops
Sat 11/25
2 stops
Thu 10/12
1 stop
Fri 10/20
1 stop
Tue 9/26
1 stop
Sat 10/7
1 stop
Multiple Airlines
Sun 11/5
1 stop
Sun 11/12
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Istanbul to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Istanbul to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TRY20,453.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Istanbul 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 Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days TRY36,992 TRY19,077
7-14 days TRY36,383 TRY19,175
14-21 days TRY20,296 TRY19,706
21-30 days TRY20,217 TRY18,998
30-60 days TRY30,935 TRY18,998
60-90 days TRY30,935 TRY18,998
90+ days TRY30,935 TRY18,998

Cheapest Day To Fly from Istanbul to Shanghai

We've examined 215,181,508 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Istanbul 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 Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Istanbul Shanghai Qatar 9/28/23 10/12/23 1 TRY19,077
October Istanbul Shanghai Etihad 10/24/23 10/31/23 1 TRY18,998
November Istanbul Shanghai Etihad 11/1/23 11/11/23 1 TRY18,998
December Istanbul Shanghai Etihad 12/4/23 12/9/23 1 TRY18,998
January Istanbul Shanghai Qatar 1/18/24 2/1/24 1 TRY19,077
February Istanbul Shanghai Etihad 2/5/24 2/18/24 1 TRY18,998
March Istanbul Shanghai Qatar 3/6/24 3/13/24 1 TRY19,077
April Istanbul Shanghai Etihad 4/14/24 4/28/24 1 TRY19,096

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Istanbul to Shanghai

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

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TRY35,163 TRY19,391
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TRY19,391 TRY20,296
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TRY20,296 TRY22,892
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY19,018.

The average price for direct flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY30,463.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Istanbul 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 Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY11,289.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Shanghai is TRY19,018.

Istanbul to Shanghai Flight Questions

Istanbul to Shanghai Airports

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

Farecompare Research Tools

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