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Find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai from R10 520

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai departing on 12/5. 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 Johannesburg to Shanghai.
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Cheap flight deals from Johannesburg to Shanghai

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Johannesburg 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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11:20 - 17:50JNB-PVG
24h 30m1 stop
17:45 - 7:40PVG-JNB
19h 55m1 stop
R10 520Cathay Pacific
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Sun, May 12 - Sat, May 25
21:45 - 16:50JNB-PVG
37h 05m1 stop
1:10 - 7:10PVG-JNB
36h 00m1 stop
R12 720Egypt Air
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Sun, May 5 - Sat, May 11
10:10 - 10:10JNB-PVG
18h 00m1 stop
17:00 - 8:20PVG-JNB
45h 20m2 stops
R14 308Air China
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Wed, Jun 19 - Wed, Jun 26
10:10 - 10:15JNB-PVG
42h 05m2 stops
16:20 - 8:20PVG-JNB
46h 00m2 stops
R14 384Air China
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Wed, Jun 19 - Wed, Jun 26
13:35 - 16:30JNB-PVG
20h 55m1 stop
0:35 - 17:00PVG-JNB
22h 25m1 stop
R14 461Qatar Airways
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Thu, Sep 19 - Tue, Sep 24
9:55 - 10:35JNB-PVG
18h 40m1 stop
18:55 - 8:35PVG-JNB
19h 40m1 stop
R15 360Etihad Airways
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Fri, May 3 - Tue, May 14
13:35 - 16:30JNB-PVG
20h 55m1 stop
0:35 - 16:10PVG-JNB
21h 35m1 stop
R15 628Qatar Airways
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Sun, May 12 - Fri, May 24
13:35 - 22:05JNB-PVG
26h 30m2 stops
0:35 - 17:00PVG-JNB
22h 25m1 stop
R15 895
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Mon, May 6 - Thu, May 9
9:55 - 10:35JNB-PVG
18h 40m1 stop
18:55 - 8:35PVG-JNB
19h 40m1 stop
R16 507Etihad Airways
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Fri, May 3 - Thu, May 16
13:35 - 20:15JNB-PVG
24h 40m2 stops
0:35 - 16:10PVG-JNB
21h 35m1 stop
R18 191
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Sun, May 12 - Fri, May 24

Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Shanghai?

The average price of all flights from Johannesburg 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 Wednesday, 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 Johannesburg to Shanghai. For your return ticket, we recommend flying on a Thursday and avoiding Mondays for the best deals.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Shanghai is November, where tickets cost R15 073 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are March and April, where the average cost of tickets is R20 505 and R18 554 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Shanghai, you should book around 5 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 23 days before departure.

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R10 520
Flight from OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong Airport

When to book flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Shanghai

  • What is the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Shanghai was R550 for a return ticket.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

    There are 2 airports in Johannesburg (Johannesburg Lanseria and Johannesburg OR Tambo) and 2 airports in Shanghai (Shanghai Pu Dong and Shanghai Hongqiao Intl). The cheapest flights are generally found on the OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong Airport flight route.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

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

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai?

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

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Shanghai.

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

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Shanghai from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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