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Low Price Flights from Cairns to Shanghai

  • Cairns Shanghai

    Sat, 29 Feb - Sat, 7 Mar

    From AU$636.25
  • Cairns Shanghai

    Sat, 29 Feb - Sat, 7 Mar

    From AU$675.58
  • Cairns Shanghai

    Mon, 24 Feb - Thu, 27 Feb

    From AU$871.57
  • Cairns Shanghai

    Mon, 24 Feb - Thu, 27 Feb

    From AU$924.21
  • Cairns Shanghai

    Sat, 29 Feb - Sat, 7 Mar

    From AU$1,039.48
  • Cairns Shanghai

    Sat, 29 Feb - Sat, 7 Mar

    From AU$1,109.80

Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Cairns to Shanghai Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:

When can I book the cheapest flight from Cairns to Shanghai?

Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets from Cairns to Shanghai based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

How frequent are direct flights from Cairns to Shanghai?

There are 0 direct flights from Cairns to Shanghai.

What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Shanghai?

provides of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Shanghai.

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Airports in Cairns:
Airports in Shanghai:

Cairns to Shanghai Flight Schedule

Flight info. Departure
Arrival
Route Weekly Schedule
AF5243
11:15 CNS 18:20 PVG
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11:15 CNS 18:20 PVG
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Flights from Cairns to Pudong International Airport (PVG)

29 Feb, 10:55 - 7 Mar, 13:50
SQ | Singapore Airlines
21h 35m
CNS - PVG
2 stop
AU$636
Round-trip from
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29 Feb, 10:55 - 7 Mar, 13:50
MI | Silkair
21h 35m
CNS - PVG
2 stop
AU$676
Round-trip from
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24 Feb, 14:40 - 27 Feb, 21:00
JQ | Jetstar Airways
30h 50m
CNS - PVG
2 stop
AU$924
Round-trip from
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29 Feb, 12:05 - 7 Mar, 20:20
QF | Qantas Airways
33h 25m
CNS - PVG
2 stop
AU$1,039
Round-trip from
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29 Feb, 12:05 - 7 Mar, 20:20
MU | China Eastern Airlines
18h 55m
CNS - PVG
2 stop
AU$1,110
Round-trip from
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from Cairns to Shanghai

One of the biggest cities in China, Shanghai is known for its beautiful city lights, energy and unique architecture that blends the old with the new. It is the perfect place to have a memorable holiday with a bunch of friends and family. It is one of the financial centres of the country and is a great city to view the modern city life with the ancient ruins of the dynasties that ruled China prosperously. 

Tip: The best time to visit Shanghai is between October to November as the pleasant autumn weather is perfect for a short holiday.

Getting to Shanghai

The Shanghai Hongqiao Airport services ShanghaiFrom Cairns to Shanghai, there are numerous flights which can be booked but there no direct flights to Shanghai. Cairns to Shanghai flights typically takes 10 to 14 hours with layovers in between.  There are cheap flights to Shanghai from Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon, Singapore Airlines and more.

Tip: The journey varies depending on how long the layover between cities is. Typical layovers involve cities such as Hong Kong, Brisbane, Shenzen etc.

What to see in Shanghai

Shanghai is known for having some beautiful places to visit for friends and family. You can start with The Bund, a 1,500-meter-long promenade overlooking the elegant colonial buildings surrounding it. The Yu Garden is another famous classical garden built across 5-acres and features pavilions, rockeries, ponds along with arched bridges.

The Oriental Peace Tower is another futuristic tower that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding city lights. It also features a revolving restaurant atop its 468-meter tall tower where diners can enjoy traditional Chinese fare at the top.

There are other beautiful places to visit around Shanghai as well, including the Shanghai Disney Resort, Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai Museum, which talks about the history of the city and its existence.

Tip: The Jade Buddha Temple is a must-visit for history and architecture lovers.

Shop and Dine in Shanghai

Nanjing Road is one of the first places you must visit for shopping. It is one of the most crowded shopping streets in the world and has plenty of shops selling a variety of things, including clothes, food, and retailers from around the globe. You can also visit Xintiandi, which is an upscale shopping and dining district in the city with many nightlife options as well, to truly get a taste of the city and what it has to offer for tourists. 

Tip: The French corner of the city is present at Tianzifang, with quaint shops, narrow alleys and many more inspired buildings adding to the charm of the town, away from the hustle and the noise of the central area.

Cairns to Shanghai flights are many, so make sure you customise your travel dates and get the best prices for the same. If you’re travelling on a budget, combine your Cairns-Shanghai flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

To experience the culture, dining, shopping, unique attractions, and fun experiences, visit Shanghai with Trip.com.

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Cairns to Shanghai

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Cairns to Shanghai. However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Travel from Cairns to Shanghai

Shanghai attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from Cairns to Shanghai is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember

Make your journey from Cairns to Shanghai a trip to remember when you use Trip.com to review city attractions before you arrive. With a preview of what's available at your destination, you can make any necessary reservations in advance for the best travel experience possible.

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