More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.


Overview: Milan to Shanghai flight

distanceDistance5641 miles (9098 km)
durationAverage flight duration33 h 55 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$2,074 (€1,742)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesAeroflot, China Eastern, Air China, Qatar Airways, Alitalia, Air France or Lufthansa

Flights from Milan to Shanghai cover the 5641 miles (9098 km) long journey taking on average 33 h 55 min with our travel partners like Aeroflot, China Eastern, Air China, Qatar Airways, Alitalia, Air France or Lufthansa. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as $733 (€616), but the average price of plane tickets is $2,074 (€1,742). Travelers depart most frequently from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Shanghai Pudong.

Airlines: Lufthansa, Air France and Alitalia flights from Milan to Shanghai

Travel between Milan and Shanghai from $733 (€616) with Omio’s flight partners Lufthansa, Air France and Alitalia! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Air France

Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Milan to Shanghai and book your most convinient flight ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

Looking for flights to Shanghai from Milan? Lufthansa is one of the best companies to travel with on the 5641 miles (9098 km) route to Shanghai from Milan. As an official travel partner of Lufthansa, Omio quickly shows you the latest Lufthansa flight schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Milan to Shanghai routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Lufthansa plane tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for flights from Milan to Shanghai, you can quickly see if the Lufthansa ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you’re ready, book your Milan - Shanghai flight now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Lufthansa!

    Lufthansa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight between Milan and Shanghai are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Milan to Shanghai Flight

    Take a flight to Shanghai easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milan to Shanghai.

    Is travel by plane currently allowed from Milan, Italy to Shanghai, China?

    Travel between Milan, Italy and Shanghai, China by plane is: Restricted.

    What is the status of international entry into China from Italy?

    International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in China from Milan?

    Conditions of entry:

    • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons

    What are the safety rules to follow in Shanghai, China?

    When traveling in China, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Milan and Shanghai before traveling.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Shanghai, China?

    The restriction level for your return flight to Milan, Italy from Shanghai is: Partially open.

    Is my return flight into Milan from Shanghai restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of China

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Shanghai?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
    • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

    The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Milan from Shanghai closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap plane tickets to Shanghai from Milan cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Milan to Shanghai to cost as little as $733 (€616)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a plane ticket to Shanghai from Milan?

    If you’re looking to book your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the Milan to Shanghai flight price to come in at an average of $2,074 (€1,742)  one way.

    What is the distance to Shanghai from Milan by plane?

    The distance from Milan to Shanghai by plane is approximately 5641 miles (9098 km).

    How long is the flight to Shanghai from Milan?

    The Milan to Shanghai flight duration is on average 33 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 5641 miles (9098 km) to Shanghai from Milan. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What airport in Milan does the flight to Shanghai leave from? Which airport do I fly into Shanghai from Milan?

    When flying from Milan, you have a few airports to depart from including Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport and Milan Linate Airport. When flying into Shanghai, you can choose to have your flight land in airports such as Shanghai Pudong and Shanghai Hongqiao.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their cheap flights from Milan Malpensa Airport   to Shanghai Pudong   most frequently.

    Where do I find the Milan airport for the flight to Shanghai? Where is the Shanghai airport?

    The most popular departure airport with passengers for this route, called Milan Malpensa Airport, is located 25.4 miles (40.9 km) from the city center of Milan.

    The most popular arrival airport, Shanghai Pudong, is located 21.1 miles (34.1 km) away from the city center of Shanghai. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Shanghai Pudong to the city center in Shanghai.

    Which airlines can take me to Shanghai from Milan?

    For the route from Milan to Shanghai you can take a flight with Aeroflot, China Eastern, Air China, Qatar Airways, Alitalia, Air France or Lufthansa. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services between Milan and Shanghai on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    When can I take the first flight from Milan to Shanghai? When can I take the last flight for the day?

    The first Milan to Shanghai flight departs at 5: 25 AM   and the last flight from Milan to Shanghai leaves at 2: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date flight schedule from Milan to Shanghai on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I book plane tickets from Milan to Shanghai to score the best deals?

    If you buy a plane ticket from Milan to Shanghai within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $2,074 (€1,742) one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets from Milan to Shanghai are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    More options for your journey from Milan to Shanghai

    Here are some other resources that might have the information you need