The cheapest times to fly from YNT to SHA are

  • October 15th to July 29th

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 YNT to SHA is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $408 for Friday flights during early October, or as low as $394 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from Yantai (YNT) to Shanghai (SHA) will usually cost between $397 to $408 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 $397. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $408. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $11 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YNT to SHA flight.

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

YNT to SHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YNT to SHA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Yantai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHA, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into YNT. Fridays 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 $1 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $402. Return trip prices are from the SHA to YNT 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 YNT to SHA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 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 YNT to SHA while comparing.

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

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from SHA
  • Usually 21.32% less expensive than SHA
  • Nonstop flights available

See YNT to HGH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 428 miles or 689 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YNT to SHA flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Yantai and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from YNT to SHA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YNT
Origination airport name Laishan Airport
City Yantai
Country China
Latitude 37.4
Longitude 121.4

Return Airport

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


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