Cheap flights from New Zealand to Shanghai

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

Users have found that booking a flight from New Zealand to Shanghai at least 47 days early can save you up to 37% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 47 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New Zealand to Shanghai for as little as $1,238 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,276 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Shanghai from New Zealand. Users have commonly found prices around $930 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $640. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Shanghai (NZ - SH)?

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to Shanghai flights in January, February
9 Feb - 10 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 45m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

62h 35m
$2,395

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

7 Feb - 14 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

62h 50m
$2,874

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

14 Feb - 16 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

23h 50m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
$2,998

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

New Zealand to Shanghai 2022 flight deals

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

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 30m
$1,209

Air China

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Deal found 24/1/22

9 Feb - 10 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 45m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

62h 35m
$2,395

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

7 Feb - 14 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

62h 50m
$2,874

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Direct flights to Shanghai from New Zealand

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

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 30m
$1,209

Air China

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Deal found 24/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Shanghai

Late deals on return flights to Shanghai from New Zealand, departing today and this week
31 Jan - 6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

22h 50m
$5,441

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

31 Jan - 6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

31h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

51h 35m
$16,793

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

31 Jan - 6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

3 stops

36h 55m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

51h 35m
$16,838

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

One-way flights to Shanghai from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Shanghai
6 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

39h 55m
$1,517

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/1/22

8 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

Nonstop

12h 10m
$1,621

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 24/1/22

7 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

3 stops

43h 50m
$2,172

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Shanghai flights.

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.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Shanghai for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Shanghai for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $1,205, but on average you can expect to pay $1,971.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Shanghai for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from New Zealand to Shanghai under $1,300. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Shanghai is less than $1,209.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Shanghai for under $5,500?

There are currently 4+ open flights from New Zealand to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than $5,500.

Can I fly to Shanghai from New Zealand right now?

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.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Shanghai?

Returning to New Zealand from Shanghai

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$498
Average$924
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Hainan Airlines
Cheapest$530
Average$732
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time61%
COVID-19 safety
Sichuan Airlines
Cheapest$585
Average$959
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$600
Average$777
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$606
Average$729
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$616
Average$925
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$757
Average$1,008
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$783
Average$1,233
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$814
Average$1,330
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New Zealand to Shanghai

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