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Fares from $196 One Way, $334 Round Trip from Shanghai to Seoul

Prices starting at $334 for return flights and $196 for one-way flights to Seoul were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Seoul from Shanghai

Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Seoul

Origin Airport IATA CodeSHA
Destination Airport IATA CodeSEL
Distance509 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival2:45AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:55PM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 17, 2018

The staff who checked us in @ SHA airport was super kind and had a very nice attitude.

Apr 3, 2018

Both Hongxiao and Gimpo airports are among the fastest I've seen for immigration and safety inspection. And short walk to and from boarding.

Flights from Shanghai to Seoul

Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

Airports in Seoul

The South Korean city of Seoul is served by three airports. The largest airport in the city is Incheon International Airport, Seoul's international hub, where those looking for cheap flights to Seoul will likely arrive. Incheon replaced Gimpo International as the major international hub for South Korea in 2001 and was listed as the best airport in the world by Airports Council International between 2005 and 2012. The airport is serviced by most major international airlines including British Airways, Delta Airlines, Japan Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada. Secondary airports serving the city include Gimpo International, the city's domestic hub, and Seoul Airbase, where the Republic of Korea Air Force's 15th Composite Wing is stationed. Visitors from Japan, Taiwan and China often fly into Gimpo. Incheon International is about 32 miles west of the city center, located at 2172-1 Woonseo-Dong, Joong-Gu in Incheon City.

Transportation From Incheon International Airport

Transporting from Inchon to Seoul can be done quickly by using the Incheon International Airport Railroad airport express. The train leaves the airport every 30 minutes, arriving in Seoul in about 43 minutes at a cost of $3.30. Taxi service from the airport is also available, including international taxis that provide drivers who speak English, Japanese and Chinese. The taxi takes about 60 minutes to make the journey, with rates for standard taxi service beginning at $38.50 and international taxis charging a flat fare depending on your destination zone. You can also find private buses at the airport for larger groups. These take about 70 minutes to travel to the city center and cost about $9 per person.

Weather in Seoul

Seoul has four distinct seasons, with extreme differences between summer and winter temperatures. During summer months, temperatures can rise as high as 95 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter temperatures can drop as low as 7 degrees. During the summer season, Seoul can be hit by monsoons or typhoons. Dress as warmly as possible during winter months, as cold snaps tend to come in three-day intervals. During the summer, light clothing is the norm and umbrellas are held close to hand. Light jackets are appropriate for spring and fall.

Attractions in Seoul

Seoul can be an enjoyable city to visit, with many attractions that bring in a steady stream of tourists. There are over 100 museums in the city, the best of which is arguably the National Museum of Korea. The National Museum is located near Gyeongbokgung Palace and contains exhibits covering the folk history of the country. Festivals are also common in Seoul. The Hit Seoul Festival takes place four times a year, once during each season. The Seoul International Fireworks Festival is also a treat; it is worth booking cheap flights to Seoul each year through Orbitz.com just to view this incredible fireworks exhibition.

Flights from Shanghai to Seoul - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Seoul?

There most certainly are. And better yet — you've got 6 airlines that fly direct from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Seoul Airport (ICN-Incheon Intl.) to select from. Check out which one of these popular carriers has the best deals:

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Korean Air
  • Shanghai Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Seoul?

It can take as little as 1 hour and 30 minutes to fly from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Seoul Airport (ICN-Incheon Intl.). Buckle up and enjoy the trip, because you'll be walking through arrivals in a heartbeat.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Seoul most frequently?

The following airlines fly most frequently from Shanghai to Seoul. Book your seat with one of these top carriers: China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 81 flights every month Asiana Airlines - (OZ) with 79 flights every month Korean Air - (KE) with 59 flights every month Shanghai Airlines - (FM) with 20 flights every month China Southern Airlines - (CZ) with 20 flights every month Delta Air Lines - (DL) with 20 flights every month

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.