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Fares from $424 One Way, $554 Round Trip from Shanghai to Paris

Prices starting at $554 for return flights and $424 for one-way flights to Paris 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 Paris from Shanghai

Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Paris

Origin Airport IATA CodeSHA
Destination Airport IATA CodePAR
Distance5756 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir France, China Eastern Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:30AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:30AM UTC

Traveling from Shanghai to Paris

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.

Flying to Paris

Finding flights to Paris has never been easier than it is on Orbitz.com. The website's search engines scour multiple airlines at once to find convenient, cheap flights that fit into your busy schedule.

Airports in Paris

Two airports serve the city of Paris. Charles de Gaulle Airport, or Roissy, sits 16 miles northeast of Paris and is France's busiest airport. Roissy sees more than 60 million passengers annually, and it is the main hub for Air France. Paris-Orly Airport sits eight miles south of the city and serves more than 27 million passengers every year, mostly domestic travelers. You can search both airports simultaneously on Orbitz.com, making it easy to book cheap flights to Paris.

Getting Around Paris

Paris features an expansive subway system, and RER trains travel from both airports into the city. While you're there, you can take the Paris Metro or its connecting trains anywhere you want to go, including the outskirts of the city and other European countries. Public bus transportation, shuttle services and taxis also serve both Paris airports. Orbitz.com can arrange transportation when you book flights to Paris or provide information about renting a car.

Weather in Paris

Spring and summer are the busiest times in Paris, but the weather is mild most of the year. Springtime temperatures range from 53 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit, and fall weather is similar. Summer in Paris features highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

Things to do in Paris

Paris boasts some of the most spectacular attractions in the world, including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Louvre Museum. Booking your flights to Paris and planning your trip with Orbitz.com makes planning your vacation easy and stress free.

Flights from Shanghai to Paris - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Paris?

You bet there are. As a matter of fact, there are 3 airlines that will fly you directly from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Paris Airport (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle). Book a seat with one of these carriers:

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Air France
  • Air China
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Paris?

The fastest flight time is 12 hours and 10 minutes, so take some precautions to help avoid jet lag during your Shanghai to Paris trip. Remember to stretch your legs often, take a nap and sip on water.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Paris most frequently?

There are two airlines offering the most frequent flights from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Paris Airport (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), including China Eastern Airlines (MU). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 43 flights on this route each month. If you can't find the right flight there, look into Air France (AF). This airline is a fantastic alternative and operates 42 flights between Shanghai and Paris 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.