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Flight information Singapore Changi to Shanghai

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 3800 kilometres

4h 45min

Most popular airline last month

Singapore Airlines

Shanghai Pu Dong, Shanghai Hongqiao and Changhai

3 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 3 airports in Shanghai: Shanghai Pu Dong, Shanghai Hongqiao and Changhai.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Singapore Changi to Shanghai is $283. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
4h 45min is the average flight time from Singapore Changi to Shanghai.
There are 3 airlines who fly direct from Singapore Changi to Shanghai.
As of October, there are 37 flights per week flying from Singapore Changi to Shanghai.

Flying from Singapore to Shanghai

Shanghai is a modern city in mainland China that blends the East and the West. This is evident in the mix of architectural styles from Tudor style to 1930s New Yorker buildings. The Huangpu river flows through the city, dividing it into Puxi (western part) and Pudong (eastern part). The Pudong side is the new, developed area. From Puxi, you can look over the river and see Shanghai’s iconic skyline, dotted with skyscrapers.

Most international flights to Shanghai go through Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Singaporeans do not require a visa. A small number of flights fly from Singapore Changi Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA).

Airlines that fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)

Singapore Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Spring Airlines operate direct Singapore to Shanghai flights.

The cheapest month to fly is November, with stopovers in places like Seoul and London. Singapore to Shanghai flight times are almost every hour.

Spring Airlines is a low-cost operator that offers cheap flights from Singapore to Shanghai, arriving in Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

Arrival at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)

From Shanghai Pudong International Airport, there are a number of transport options to reach the city centre. You can take the green line on metro line 2. This runs from 6am to 10pm and trains are quite regular. Buses can also be taken directly from the airport to many places within central Shanghai. Alternatively, there is a high-speed Maglev train, which costs SGD $10 operates every 15-20 minutes. Taxis are another option. Car rental services can be opted for with Sixt and Hertz.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) Information

Dunhill and Escada are among the many brands available for shopping at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. You can also enjoy a variety of dining options, with restaurants like KFC or Lao Beijing Restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport’s terminals. The nearby Hotel Ramada Pudong Airport has rooms going for SGD $193 per night, while the Joyful Star Hotel Pudong Airport has options for SGD $55 per night.

Arrival at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

From Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, central Shanghai can be reached by metro, taxi and bus. A single bus fare costs up to SGD $1.30 and it takes about 50 minutes. By taxi, the journey takes about 30 minutes. The fare costs about SGD $11.

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) Information

In Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, shopping options are relatively limited. Dining options include a food court with fast food outlets and cafes. The nearby Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Hotel costs about SGD $102 per night. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport.

Shanghai recommendations

Top things to do in Shanghai include walking down The Bund to take in the varied and beautiful architecture along the river banks, taking a Huangpu Riverboat tour and shopping at Xintiandi, an upscale shopping complex that uses old and recreated shikumen (stone gate houses). The more artsy types will love shopping and exploring the nooks and crannies of Tian Zi Fang, where they can find design goods and art pieces.

Shanghai essentials

Frequently asked questions about flights from Singapore to Shanghai

What is the time difference between Singapore and Shanghai?
There is no time difference between Singapore and Shanghai.

What is the weather like in Shanghai?
Shanghai has a generally mild and wet climate, with four distinctive seasons. Spring is warm and mild. Summers are hot and wet. Autumn is cool and mild. Winter is cold and dry. July is the hottest month, with an average temperature of 35°C. January is the coldest month, with an average temperature of 10°C.The best month to travel to Shanghai is during October when temperatures have cooled but it is not too cold yet.

What is the exchange rate between Singapore Dollars and Chinese Yen?
As of 17 August 2018, SGD $1 is worth ¥ 5.02.

What is the average cost of a meal in Shanghai?
In Shanghai, the average cost for a meal at a restaurant range anywhere between ¥20-80 (SGD $4-16).

What is the average cost of a hotel in Shanghai?
The average cost for a four-star hotel room in Shanghai is SGD $100 per night. Five-star hotel rooms can cost up to SGD $330 per night.

This information is correct as of 17 August 2018.

Getting from Singapore Changi to Shanghai

Singapore Changi Airport is accessible by taxi and bus. Taxi takes about 30 minutes. The single journey costs up to SGD $40. Bus 36 from central Singapore takes about 1 hour and costs approximately SGD $2.50.

There are over 350 stores, including duty-free shopping at Singapore Changi Airport. Dining options include fast-food outlets and sit-down restaurants. Aerotel Singapore costs SGD $123 per night. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport. Rest areas are available in all terminals.

Flights from Singapore to Shanghai via China Eastern Airlines will depart from T3. Singapore Airlines depart from T2 or T3 and Spring Airlines depart from T4.

The cheapest air tickets from Singapore to Shanghai are via Spring Airlines.

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