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All the information you need to plan the best null to SHA flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shanghai.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Shanghai?

To save on the cost of your flight from New Zealand 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 $1,181 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,218.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Shanghai?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shanghai from New Zealand. Prices for March average $887 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $611. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Shanghai (NZ0 - CNSH)?

When flying from New Zealand 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 New Zealand to Shanghai in September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to Shanghai flights in September, October
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$2,145pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$2,145pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$2,198pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from New Zealand found for this year
24 Dec - 31 Jan
$1,705pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$2,145pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$2,145pp
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 New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Shanghai direct flight deals
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,470pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,474pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,484pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Shanghai

Late deals on return flights to Shanghai from New Zealand, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$2,380pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$2,433pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$2,887pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Shanghai
18:59 - 02:05
Air China
Direct
12h 06m
AKL - PVG
Air China
$570
AirChina
18:59 - 02:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
12h 06m
AKL - PVG
Air New Zealand
$1,017
Gotogate
18:00 - 16:15
China Southern
1 stop
27h 15m
AKL - PVG
China Southern
$1,026
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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Shanghai

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

China Eastern, Air New Zealand, and Air China are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Philippine Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from New Zealand to Shanghai are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Shanghai for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $1,470, but on average you can expect to pay $2,194.

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

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from New Zealand to Shanghai under $1,500. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Shanghai is less than $1,969.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Shanghai for under $2,400?

There are currently 3+ open flights from New Zealand to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than $2,400.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air China. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $570. Users have also found prices from $1,017 and $1,026 on Air New Zealand and China Southern, respectively.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Shanghai from New Zealand?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Shanghai

Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand from Shanghai?

Returning to New Zealand from Shanghai

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to Shanghai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥4.54
Flight duration from New Zealand to Shanghai
11h 52m
Average temperature for September in Shanghai
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Shanghai
16.0 mm

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Top 9 airlines flying from New Zealand to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand 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
China Southern
$475 $882 No cancel fee 69%
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Hainan Airlines
$506 $699 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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Sichuan Airlines
$558 $915 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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Qantas Airways
$573 $742 No cancel fee 74%
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Philippine Airlines
$578 $695 No cancel fee 60%
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China Eastern
$588 $883 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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Cathay Pacific
$722 $962 No cancel fee 72%
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Air China
$748 $1,177 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
$777 $1,269 No cancel fee 78%
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