The cheapest times to fly from TYN to SHA are

  • April 2nd to July 22nd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 5th)
  • December 24th to February 18th

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 TYN to SHA is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $389 for Thursday flights during early October, or as low as $377 for Saturday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Taiyuan (TYN) to Shanghai (SHA) will usually cost between $377 to $389 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 $377. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $389. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $12 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $389 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYN to SHA flight.

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

TYN to SHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYN to SHA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Taiyuan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into TYN. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shanghai, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Taiyuan. 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 Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $384. Return trip prices are from the SHA to TYN 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 TYN to SHA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 11 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 TYN to SHA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xiaoshan Airport (HGH) in Hangzhou

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from SHA
  • Usually 5.27% less expensive than SHA
  • Nonstop flights available

See TYN to HGH flights

Destination alternative #2: Shuofang Airport (WUX) in Wuxi

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from SHA
  • Usually 4.11% less expensive than SHA
  • Nonstop flights available

See TYN to WUX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Juneyao Airlines, Lucky Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 670 miles or 1078 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYN to SHA flight is about 2 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Taiyuan and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from TYN to SHA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTYN
Origination airport nameWusu Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSHA
Destination airport nameHongqiao International Airport


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