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The cheapest times to fly from SHA to HND are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • October 8th to January 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 SHA to HND is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1047 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $339 for Wednesday flights around mid to late November.

 

When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Shanghai (SHA) to Tokyo (HND) will usually cost between $372 to $720 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $371. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $717. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $346 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $427 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHA to HND flight.

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

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SHA to HND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHA to HND flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HND, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SHA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Tokyo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $44 (9%) 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 $460. Return trip prices are from the HND to SHA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SHA to HND can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 58 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SHA to HND while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Narita International Airport (NRT) in Tokyo

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from HND
  • Usually 4.92% less expensive than HND
  • 1-layover flights available

See SHA to NRT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1104 miles or 1777 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHA to HND flight is about 2 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from SHA to HND.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code HND
Destination airport name Tokyo International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.6
Longitude 139.8

 

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