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Auckland (AKL) to Shanghai

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to SHA flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shanghai.
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 $1,176 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,213.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Shanghai from Auckland average $884. You can even find prices in March for less than $884, as users have found deals to Shanghai from as low as $609. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Shanghai from Auckland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 41%.

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

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for AKL to Shanghai flights in September, October
15 Oct - 21 Oct
$1,666pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Oct - 7 Oct
$1,704pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$1,887pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Auckland found for this year
15 Oct - 21 Oct
$1,666pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Oct - 7 Oct
$1,704pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$1,887pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Shanghai from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Shanghai direct flight deals
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,478pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,480pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,481pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Shanghai

Late deals on return flights to Shanghai from Auckland, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$1,887pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,932pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,948pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Shanghai
18:59 - 02:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
12h 06m
AKL - PVG
Air New Zealand
$562
TravelGo
18:59 - 02:05
Air China
Direct
12h 06m
AKL - PVG
Air China
$724
hutchgo.com
19:25 - 09:55
Philippine Airlines
1 stop
19h 30m
AKL - PVG
Philippine Airlines
$1,440
hutchgo.com

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Shanghai

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Shanghai to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Auckland Intl to Shanghai include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Shanghai for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Shanghai for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $1,478, but on average you can expect to pay $2,027.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Shanghai for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Auckland to Shanghai under $1,500. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Shanghai is less than $1,670.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Shanghai for under $1,900?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Auckland to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Shanghai one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $562. Users have also found prices from $724 and $915 on Air New Zealand and Air China, respectively.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Shanghai from Auckland?

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.

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Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Auckland from Shanghai?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Shanghai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Shanghai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Auckland Intl.

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

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Shanghai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥4.56
Flight duration from AKL to Shanghai
12h 02m
Average temperature for September in Shanghai
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Shanghai
16.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Top 9 airlines flying from Auckland Intl 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
$409 $486 No cancel fee 74%
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Philippine Airlines
$406 $488 No cancel fee 60%
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Hainan Airlines
$355 $491 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hainan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Southern
$333 $543 No cancel fee 69%
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China Eastern
$413 $620 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Sichuan Airlines
$392 $642 No cancel fee 63%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Sichuan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
$507 $675 No cancel fee 72%
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Air New Zealand
$547 $811 No cancel fee 78%
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Air China
$525 $826 No cancel fee 67%
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