Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai, China

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How Much is a Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be MYR8,112.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days MYR3,860 MYR2,552
7-14 days MYR4,576 MYR7,119
14-21 days MYR4,844 MYR12,942
21-30 days MYR4,853 MYR7,260
30-60 days MYR7,668 MYR5,615
60-90 days MYR18,382 MYR5,841
90+ days MYR19,009 MYR2,684

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai

We've examined 4,272 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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MYR5,841MYR12,942MYR7,127MYR5,619MYR5,198MYR3,754MYR16,286

Compare Flight Prices from Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Kuala Lumpur Shanghai !! 7/20/22 8/2/22 3 MYR7,127
August Kuala Lumpur Shanghai !! 8/9/22 8/16/22 3 MYR12,942
September Kuala Lumpur Shanghai !! 9/1/22 9/7/22 4 MYR5,619
October Kuala Lumpur Shanghai China Airlines 10/20/22 10/24/22 2 MYR3,059
March Kuala Lumpur Shanghai EVA Air 3/30/22 4/3/22 2 MYR2,275
December Kuala Lumpur Shanghai !! 12/7/22 12/14/22 2 MYR2,689
October Kuala Lumpur Shanghai EVA Air 10/2/22 10/7/22 2 MYR2,314
January Kuala Lumpur Shanghai Philippine 1/24/23 2/4/23 2 MYR1,849

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai

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

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai is MYR5,619.

The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai is MYR19,013.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai.

Weekly Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
AirAsia X 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 18:10 18:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai is MYR2,787.

The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai is MYR5,619.

Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai flight time is 5 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: The distance from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai is 3,793 kilometers (2,357 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 4 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Kuala Lumpur airlines for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?
Answer: AirAsia X provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai.

Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Kuala Lumpur 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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