The cheapest times to fly from SHA to KWE are

  • January 1st to July 15th (except the weeks of January 8th, January 22nd, and April 30th)
  • October 22nd to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)
  • December 3rd to July 15th (except the weeks of December 24th, January 8th, January 22nd, and April 30th)

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 KWE is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $503 for Saturday flights during early October, or as low as $490 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Guiyang

Flying from Shanghai (SHA) to Guiyang (KWE) will usually cost between $490 to $503 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $490. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $503. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $13 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $499 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHA to KWE flight.

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

SHA to KWE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHA to KWE 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KWE, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SHA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Guiyang, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Shanghai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1 (0%) 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 $498. Return trip prices are from the KWE to SHA 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 SHA to KWE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 40 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SHA to KWE

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 SHA to KWE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Macau (SHA > MFM > KWE)

  • Price for both tickets: $487
  • Average savings: $12 (2.34%)

See SHA to MFM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 935 miles or 1505 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHA to KWE flight is about 2 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Guiyang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from SHA to KWE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSHA
Origination airport nameHongqiao International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeKWE
Destination airport nameLongdongbao Airport


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