Cheap flights from Shanghai to Seoul from £44

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Fri, 14 Jun PVG - ICN
Sun, 16 Jun ICN - PVG
£146 £138
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Tue, 11 Jun PVG - ICN
£47 £44
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Sat, 22 Jun SHA - ICN
Sun, 23 Jun ICN - SHA
£109 £106
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Mon, 03 Jun PVG - ICN
Thu, 06 Jun ICN - PVG
£111 £107
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Fri, 07 Jun PVG - ICN
Tue, 11 Jun ICN - PVG
£187 £180
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Fri, 21 Jun ICN - PVG
£111 £108
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Route information

Currency exchange rates and cost of life

Train Local, one-way ticket
89% Trains are 89% more expensive in Seoul than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £0.44
Seoul £0.83
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
56% The average meal is 56% more expensive in Seoul than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £3.86
Seoul £6.03
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1758.05 KRW
1 KRW = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 16 June 2024
Distance: 539 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city centre: 19 miles
Seoul airports
Incheon Intl (ICN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
Air Base (SSN) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Gimpo International (GMP) How far from city centre: 11 miles

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If you are planning to visit Seoul from Shanghai, here you'll find all the necessary information to book your flights. We'll help you address any possible doubts you may have about this route.

About your departure and destination airports

If you are looking to travel from China to South Korea, Shanghai - Seoul is one of the most popular routes.

In the Pu Dong Airport SHA, where you'll find a range of facilities and services to kickstart your trip. From efficient check-in counters to relaxing lounges, Pu Dong Airport ensures a seamless departure experience, setting the stage for a smooth journey ahead.

Upon touchdown at Incheon Intl Airport SEL airport, you are welcomed by the modern amenities and convenient services offered at this bustling hub. As you step off the plane, you'll find yourself well-equipped to explore the wonders of one of the top destinations in South Korea.

The flight duration is approximately 8 hours, covering a distance of about 867 between the two cities.

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Airline(s) serving your route

From well-known carriers to low-cost options, eDreams enables you to select the airline that best suits your preferences.

Airline(s) catering to your route from Shanghai SHA to Seoul SEL: Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Eastar Jet.

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Seoul

What are the benefits of booking flexible flight tickets?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to South Korea. At eDreams have you covered!
If I want to book flights from Shanghai to Seoul at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engine, you can find flights from £44 for the route Shanghai - Seoul. At eDreams, we always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many other filters.
Is Seoul more expensive than Shanghai to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Seoul costs an average of 2.76 GBP pounds, 56% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.77 GBP pounds, while train tickets cost 89% more in Seoul: 0.83 GBP pounds against 0.44 GBP pounds in Shanghai. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 6.03 GBP euros in Seoul, 56% more than the 3.86 GBP euros in Shanghai. The price of a coffee is approximately 3% more expensive in Seoul, with an average of 3.01 GBP euros, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 2.91 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Seoul?
The most popular months to book from Shanghai to Seoul are May, October and September.
When would be the best time to travel from Shanghai to Seoul?
The best time of the year to visit Seoul from Shanghai really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, June is the best month to fly to  Seoul from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customers, followed by July and March. If you would rather avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds September, November and February are the months with fewer searches for Shanghai -  Seoul.
What is the duration of a flight from Shanghai to Seoul?
Flight duration from Shanghai to Seoul is around 02:02 hours on average, at an average distance of 832 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Seoul compared to Shanghai?
The average temperature in Shanghai is 37.03 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm ,Seoul's temperatures reach 32.12 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -18.03 degrees in Seoul, compared to the -2.66 average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Seoul have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
From which airports is it possible to fly from Shanghai to Seoul?
The main route from Shanghai to Seoul is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Incheon Intl (ICN). The following airlines fly this route:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Asiana Airlines.
  • Korean Air.
  • You can also find Shanghai - Seoul flights between Hongqiao (SHA) to Gimpo International (GMP) which are flown by the following airline(s): China Eastern Airlines.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
  • Korean Air.
Which airlines provide flights from Shanghai to Seoul?
The airlines that fly direct from Shanghai to Seoul are:
  • Shanghai Airlines.
  • Asiana Airlines.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
Flight Time 2 h and 2 m Flights from Shanghai and Seoul last around 2 h and 2 m, although this flight time may also depend on other factors.
Cheapest flight £44 The cheapest price available for flights from Shanghai to Seoul that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of Departure Pu Dong You will depart from Pu Dong when flying from Shanghai to Seoul
Airport of Arrival Incheon Intl Outbound flights from Shanghai to Seoul arrive at Incheon Intl

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