Cheap flights from Auckland to Shanghai

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to Shanghai?

To save on the cost of your flight from Auckland to Shanghai, book at least 47 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 37% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,241 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,280.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Shanghai?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Shanghai from Auckland. Users have commonly found prices around $932 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $642. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Shanghai (AKL - SH)?

When flying from Auckland to Shanghai, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Shanghai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for AKL to Shanghai flights in January, February
16 Feb - 23 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

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Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 45m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
$1,636

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

1 stop

25h 20m
SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

15h 40m
$1,649

China Southern

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Deal found 25/1/22

16 Feb - 23 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 45m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 50m
$1,679

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

Auckland to Shanghai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Auckland found for this year
15 Apr - 21 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

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Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 30m
$1,190

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 26/1/22

15 Apr - 21 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

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Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 30m
$1,208

Air China

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Deal found 25/1/22

16 Feb - 23 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 45m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
$1,636

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

Direct flights to Shanghai from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Shanghai direct flight deals
15 Apr - 21 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

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Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 30m
$1,190

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 26/1/22

15 Apr - 21 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 30m
$1,208

Air China

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Deal found 25/1/22

15 Apr - 20 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 55m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 30m
$4,338

China Eastern

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Deal found 26/1/22

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Shanghai

Late deals on return flights to Shanghai from Auckland, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

26h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

27h 50m
$3,964

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

5 Feb - 6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

22h 50m
$5,338

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

1 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

26h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

34h 25m
$6,230

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to Shanghai flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Auckland to Shanghai?

For a flight from Auckland to Shanghai, you will be flying from Auckland Intl. Auckland Intl (AKL) is just 17.9 km from the centre of the city.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Auckland Intl to Shanghai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. China Eastern, Air New Zealand, and Air China are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like China Eastern with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Shanghai for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Shanghai for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,190, but on average you can expect to pay $2,749.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Shanghai for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Auckland to Shanghai under $1,200. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Shanghai is less than $2,245.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Shanghai for under $4,000?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Auckland to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than $4,000.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Auckland to Shanghai?

The most popular airlines flying from Auckland to Shanghai are Sichuan Airlines, Air China and China Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Shanghai?

While on average a flight from Auckland to Shanghai is generally $2,663, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $437. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), you can expect to pay $1,190 for that flight.

Can I fly to Shanghai from Auckland Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Auckland Intl to Shanghai

Most visitors from Auckland Intl will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Shanghai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to Auckland Intl from Shanghai?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Shanghai

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

Top 9 airlines flying from Auckland to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Shanghai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$499
Average$813
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Hainan Airlines
Cheapest$531
Average$734
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time61%
COVID-19 safety
Sichuan Airlines
Cheapest$586
Average$961
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$607
Average$731
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$612
Average$727
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$618
Average$928
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$759
Average$1,011
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$785
Average$1,236
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$819
Average$1,214
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Shanghai

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