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Find cheap flights from Cape Town to Shanghai from R14 626

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Cape Town to Shanghai departing on 20/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Cape Town to Shanghai.
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Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to Shanghai (CPT-SHA)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Cape Town to Shanghai that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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13:00 - 16:30CPT-PVG
21h 30m1 stop
23:45 - 16:55PVG-CPT
23h 10m1 stop
R14 626Qatar Airways
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Thu, Jun 20 - Wed, Mar 5
9:20 - 16:30CPT-PVG
25h 10m2 stops
23:45 - 16:55PVG-CPT
23h 10m1 stop
R16 685
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Thu, Jun 20 - Wed, Mar 5
10:40 - 13:25CPT-PVG
20h 45m2 stops
16:25 - 9:25PVG-CPT
23h 00m2 stops
R19 602Singapore Airlines
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Thu, Jun 20 - Wed, Mar 5
13:00 - 16:30CPT-PVG
21h 30m1 stop
0:10 - 9:25PVG-CPT
39h 15m2 stops
R24 007
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Thu, Jun 20 - Tue, Mar 4
18:10 - 12:05CPT-SHA
35h 55m2 stops
13:35 - 16:55SHA-CPT
33h 20m2 stops
R32 245
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Thu, Jun 20 - Wed, Mar 5
6:50 - 16:30CPT-PVG
27h 40m2 stops
11:40 - 9:25PVG-CPT
27h 45m3 stops
R37 412
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Thu, Jun 20 - Wed, Mar 5

Flights from Cape Town to Shanghai - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Cape Town to Shanghai to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Cape Town to Shanghai?

The average price of all flights from Cape Town to Shanghai clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If your flying dates are flexible, you should consider flying to Shanghai on a Tuesday, as we generally find the cheapest rates on that day for this route. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to fly from Cape Town to Shanghai. For your return ticket, we recommend flying on a Tuesday and avoiding Sundays for the best deals.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Shanghai?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Cape Town to Shanghai, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Cape Town to Shanghai is June, where tickets cost R12 166 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are February and July, where the average cost of tickets is R19 736 and R18 725 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Cape Town to Shanghai, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Cape Town to Shanghai, you should book around 1 day before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 77 days before departure.

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R14 626
Flight from Cape Town to Shanghai Pudong Airport

When to book flights from Cape Town to Shanghai

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Cape Town to Shanghai based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Cape Town to Shanghai

  • What is the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Shanghai?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Cape Town to Shanghai was R767 for a return ticket.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Cape Town to Shanghai?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Cape Town to Shanghai?

    oneworld, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between Cape Town and Shanghai, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Cape Town to Shanghai?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Cape Town to Shanghai.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Cape Town to Shanghai?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Shanghai from Cape Town is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Cape Town to Shanghai?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Shanghai with an airline and back to Cape Town with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Cape Town to Shanghai?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Shanghai from Cape Town up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Cape Town - Shanghai Flights

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