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All the information you need to plan the best KUL to SHA flight in 2021: compare Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shanghai.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Shanghai from Kuala Lumpur. Users have commonly found prices around RM 1,213 for the month, but tickets can be as low as RM 989. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at RM 1,309.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai (MY1 - SH)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for KUL to Shanghai flights in October, November
2 Nov - 16 Nov
RM 2,182pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
22 Oct - 24 Oct
RM 2,310pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Oct - 26 Nov
RM 2,975pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Kuala Lumpur found for this year
2 Nov - 16 Nov
RM 2,182pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
22 Oct - 24 Oct
RM 2,310pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Oct - 26 Nov
RM 2,975pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Direct flights to Shanghai from Kuala Lumpur

Save time with Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai direct flight deals
11 Apr - 16 Apr
RM 2,053pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
2 Nov - 16 Nov
RM 2,182pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Oct - 26 Nov
RM 2,975pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Last-minute flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai

Late deals on return flights to Shanghai from Kuala Lumpur, departing today and this week
22 Oct - 24 Oct
RM 2,310pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
26 Oct - 31 Oct
RM 3,582pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Shanghai Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
26 Oct - 31 Oct
RM 4,791pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Shanghai Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Kuala Lumpur

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai
15:45 - 21:20
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
5h 35m
KUL - PVG
Malaysia Airlines
RM 1,467
Travel2Be
03:55 - 09:15
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
5h 20m
KUL - PVG
Malaysia Airlines
RM 1,508
04:40 - 10:15
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
5h 35m
KUL - PVG
Malaysia Airlines
RM 1,583
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Flight FAQs

From Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai

Which airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines, and Shanghai Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like AirAsia X with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai for under RM 1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai for under RM 1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just RM 1,704, but on average you can expect to pay RM 3,869.

Are there direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai for under RM 2,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai under RM 2,100. A good price for a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai is less than RM 2,402.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai for under RM 2,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than RM 2,400.

What are the cheapest flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for RM 590. While the most popular route (Kuala Lumpur Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) can be booked for RM 1,704 on average our data indicates RM 979 when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai?

When booking a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, China Southern or AirAsia X as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Shanghai, China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Shanghai from Kuala Lumpur?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai

Most visitors from Kuala Lumpur will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Shanghai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Kuala Lumpur from Shanghai?

Returning to Kuala Lumpur from Shanghai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Shanghai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering Kuala Lumpur.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai.
Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = ¥ 1.55
Flight duration from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai
5h 35m
Average temperature for October in Shanghai
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Shanghai
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Shenzhen Airlines
RM 490 RM 1,055 No cancel fee 63%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Shenzhen Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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AirAsia X
RM 624 RM 1,033 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by AirAsia X. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Southern
RM 675 RM 1,048 No cancel fee 69%
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Thai Airways
RM 792 RM 1,208 No cancel fee 77%
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XiamenAir
RM 858 RM 1,000 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Dragon
RM 961 RM 1,189 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Cathay Dragon. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
RM 970 RM 1,191 No cancel fee 72%
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Vietnam Airlines
RM 1,058 RM 1,505 No cancel fee 81%
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China Eastern
RM 1,066 RM 1,297 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Shanghai Airlines
RM 1,070 RM 1,282 No cancel fee 58%

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