The cheapest times to fly from DOY to SHA are

  • July 16th to October 14th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DOY to SHA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1862 for Friday flights during mid October, or as low as $656 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Shandong (DOY) to Shanghai (SHA) will usually cost between $665 to $1862 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $663. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $1259. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $596 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $665 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DOY to SHA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DOY to SHA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DOY to SHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DOY to SHA flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dongying. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.9, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHA, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into DOY. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Dongying. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $44 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $664. Return trip prices are from the SHA to DOY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DOY to SHA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 48 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DOY to SHA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DOY to SHA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (DOY > PEK > SHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $594
  • Average savings: $71 (10.68%)

See DOY to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DOY to SHA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hongqiao International Airport to Dongying Shengli Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 459 miles or 739 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DOY to SHA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DOY to SHA flight is about 1 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Shandong and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from DOY to SHA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DOY
Origination airport name Dongying Shengli Airport
City Shandong
Country China
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 118.8

Return Airport

Destination code SHA
Destination airport name Hongqiao International Airport
City Shanghai
Country China
Latitude 31.2
Longitude 121.3


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