The cheapest times to fly from SHA to WEH are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • July 30th to January 7th (except the weeks of August 6th, September 24th, and October 22nd)

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 WEH is early October. Prices can be as high as $2611 for Wednesday flights during late April, or as low as $527 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Weihai

Flying from Shanghai (SHA) to Dashuipo (WEH) will usually cost between $534 to $2611 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $871. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $1347. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $476 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1086 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHA to WEH flight.

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

SHA to WEH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHA to WEH flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WEH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SHA. Wednesdays 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 $1086 (59%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $788. Return trip prices are from the WEH 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 WEH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 44 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 WEH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Liuting Airport (TAO) in Qingdao

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from WEH
  • Usually 65.56% less expensive than WEH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SHA to TAO flights

Destination alternative #2: Laishan Airport (YNT) in Yantai

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from WEH
  • Usually 62.43% less expensive than WEH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SHA to YNT flights


Flight Hacking SHA to WEH

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 WEH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (SHA > ICN > WEH)

  • Price for both tickets: $633
  • Average savings: $454 (41.76%)

See SHA to ICN flights

Hack #2: Beijing (SHA > PEK > WEH)

  • Price for both tickets: $645
  • Average savings: $441 (40.61%)

See SHA to PEK flights

Hack #3: Tianjin (SHA > TSN > WEH)

  • Price for both tickets: $728
  • Average savings: $358 (32.97%)

See SHA to TSN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Asiana, Chengdu Airlines, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 417 miles or 671 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHA to WEH flight is about 1 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Dashuipo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SHA to WEH.


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 WEH
Destination airport name Dashuipo Airport
City Dashuipo
Country China
Latitude 37.2
Longitude 122.2


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