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Fares from $239 One Way, $299 Round Trip from Shanghai to Tokyo

Prices starting at $299 for return flights and $239 for one-way flights to Tokyo 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 Tokyo from Shanghai

Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo

Origin Airport IATA CodeSHA
Destination Airport IATA CodeTYO
Distance1115 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesJAL, China Eastern Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:50AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:50AM UTC

Traveling from Shanghai to Tokyo

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 Tokyo

Instead of spending hours looking for cheap flights to Tokyo, you can use the Orbitz.com website and cut your planning time in half. Orbitz.com helps you find the best flights to Tokyo, including flights from airports near the city. Depending on where you fly from, you will either use the Haneda Airport or the Narita International Airport. The Narita International Airport works with United Airlines, American Airlines, and most other international flights. Haneda Airport only handles flights within Japan. Haneda Airport is approximately nine miles from Tokyo, while Narita is around 30 miles from the city.

Transportation From Tokyo Airports

If you want to travel like a local, you can use the urban railway system, which is the public transportation system in Tokyo. This is a low-cost alternative to rental cars and taxis. Renting a car might cost you $30 or more per day, while taking a taxi can cost $10 or more for a single ride. The railway system runs on a series of loops that take you through the city and drop you within walking distance of your hotel.

The Weather in Tokyo

Tokyo is a fairly humid city and has warmer temperatures year-round. The city sees a small amount of snow and temperatures in the high 20s or low 30s during the winter. If you visit in the summer, expect high humidity and temperatures settling around the high 70s.

Popular Tourist Attractions

More than 400 million people visit Tokyo every year for the Tokyo National Museum, the Tokyo Tower, Tsukiji Fish Market, and the Imperial Palace. Some tourists come for the festivals, including the Kachiya Festival, which honors a warrior who paused in the middle of battle for a short prayer. No matter why you decide to visit the city, you can find sales and discounts through Orbitz.com. When you find cheap flights to Tokyo, you can save hundreds on your trip.

Flights from Shanghai to Tokyo - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Tokyo?

Yes, you'll find direct flights from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Tokyo Airport (NRT-Narita Intl.). What's more, there are 8 airlines for you to choose from. Pretty neat, huh? See which of these popular carriers suits your travel plans:

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Air China
  • ANA
  • JAL
  • Juneyao Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Tokyo?

It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 30 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the trip from Shanghai to Tokyo.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Tokyo most frequently?

These airlines offer the most flights from Shanghai to Tokyo. Whatever your travel schedule, there'll be one to your liking among these popular carriers: China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 84 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 82 flights every month ANA - (NH) with 60 flights every month JAL - (JL) with 59 flights every month Juneyao Airlines - (HO) with 20 flights every month Jetstar Japan - (GK) with 17 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.