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Airfares from $470 One Way, $961 Round Trip from Shanghai to Paris

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More About Flying To Paris from Shanghai

Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Paris

Origin Airport IATA Code SHA
Destination Airport IATA Code PAR
Distance 5756 mi
Direct Flight Airlines KLM, Air France
Earliest Flight Arrival 4:55AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:55AM 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

Am I able to catch a flight from Shanghai to Paris now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your queries about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when traveling by plane from Shanghai to Paris.

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Paris?

China Eastern Airlines flies straight from Shanghai to Paris, so all you need to do is kick back and relax until you hit the tarmac at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).

What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Paris?

It's a long way from PVG to Paris Airport (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle) — 12 hours and 55 minutes at least. But your time in your seat doesn't have to be a drag. Be prepared and pack the essentials like a few toiletries and a pillow.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Paris most frequently?

If you're searching for the airline with the most flights from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Paris Airport (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), book your ticket with China Eastern Airlines. This carrier offers 4 flights per month along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Paris?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Paris have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Paris with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Paris without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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