The cheapest times to fly from SHI to DRS are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of February 19th)
  • November 5th to December 16th

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 SHI to DRS is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $2947 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $2597 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Dresden

Flying from Shimojishima (SHI) to Dresden (DRS) will usually cost between $2776 to $2947 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $2687. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2947. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $261 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2776 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHI to DRS flight.

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

SHI to DRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHI to DRS flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Shimojishima. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, 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 DRS, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SHI. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dresden, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Shimojishima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $462 (15%) 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 $2772. Return trip prices are from the DRS to SHI 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 SHI to DRS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 19 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 SHI to DRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Strachowice Airport (WRO) in Wroclaw

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 13.72% less expensive than DRS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SHI to WRO flights

Destination alternative #2: Leipzig Halle Airport (LEJ) in Leipzig

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 0.07% less expensive than DRS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SHI to LEJ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SHI to DRS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: China Southern, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dresden Airport to Shimojishima Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5744 miles or 9244 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SHI to DRS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHI to DRS flight is about 11 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Shimojishima and Dresden?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from SHI to DRS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSHI
Origination airport nameShimojishima Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDRS
Destination airport nameDresden Airport


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