The cheapest times to fly from OSL to SHA are

  • October 15th to March 18th (except the week of December 24th)

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 OSL to SHA is mid November. Prices can be as high as $3642 for Thursday flights during mid June, or as low as $418 for Saturday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Oslo (OSL) to Shanghai (SHA) will usually cost between $418 to $2562 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $425. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2175. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1750 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $634 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OSL to SHA flight.

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

OSL to SHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OSL to SHA flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Oslo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1316 (42%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $640. Return trip prices are from the SHA to OSL 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 OSL to SHA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from OSL to SHA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pudong Airport (PVG) in Shanghai

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from SHA
  • Usually 19.24% less expensive than SHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See OSL to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hongqiao International Airport to Gardermoen Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5001 miles or 8048 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OSL to SHA flight is about 9 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Oslo and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from OSL to SHA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OSL
Origination airport name Gardermoen Airport
City Oslo
Country Norway
Latitude 60.2
Longitude 11.1

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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