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Flights Zurich - Shanghai

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Departure Fri, 10 Dec Return Fri, 17 Dec
ZRH Zurich
SHA Shanghai
return from 1,140€
Departure Thu, 23 Dec Return Thu, 30 Dec
ZRH Zurich
SHA Shanghai
return from 1,806€
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 7.29 CNY
Euro Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.14 EUR
Last checked on 29 November 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Shanghai are 86% cheaper than in Zurich.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Shanghai is 83% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 64% cheaper than in Zurich.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Shanghai is 17% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 9 kms
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 80 kms
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 80 kms
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 7 kms
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 31 kms
K Distance: 9012 kms

Find flights from Zurich - Shanghai

Are you excited for an amazing trip from Zurich to Shanghai? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Shanghai. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights fromZurich to Shanghai?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to China. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Zurich to Shanghai, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Zurich and Shanghai. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Shanghai more expensive than Zurich to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Shanghai costs an average of 2.07 EUR euros, 64% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 5.74 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 86% less in Shanghai: 0.55 EUR euros against 3.83 EUR euros in Zurich. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 4.15 EUR euros in Shanghai, 83% less than the 23.92 EUR euros in Zurich. The price of a coffee is approximately 17% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.92 EUR euros, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.75 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Zurich to Shanghai flights?
The most popular month for flights from Zurich to Shanghai are: May, March and August.
When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Shanghai?
A good period of the year to visit Shanghai from Zurich really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, November is the best month to fly to Shanghai from Zurich, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by March and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds January, September and April are the months with fewer searches for the route Zurich -  Shanghai.
What is the duration of a flight from Zurich to Shanghai?
Flight time, on average, fromZurich to Shanghai is usually 12:32 hours on average, at an average distance of 9,503 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Shanghai compared to Zurich?
The average temperature in Zurich the average temperature is 31.95 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , Shanghai's temperatures reach 37.03 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 degrees in Shanghai, compared to the -8.07 average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Zurich and Shanghai?
The most common route form Zurich to Shanghai is: Zurich (ZRH) to Pu Dong (PVG). These airlines fly this route:
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Zurich to Shanghai are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Zurich to Shanghai are:
  • China Eastern Airlines, stopping in Paris for 150 minutes at least.
  • Air China, with 145 minutes stop in Munich.
  • Air China, with 125 minutes scale in Vienna.
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