Beijing to Shanghai

Beijing to Shanghai

  Oct 2, 2021, 34 trips (¥514 – ¥0)

Beijing to Shanghai Schedule

Beijing to Shanghai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU761307:25 - 09:55¥ 750
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU510208:00 - 10:15¥ 734
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU760708:45 - 11:00¥ 680
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU510610:00 - 12:15¥ 789
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU511012:00 - 14:10¥ 789
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU511414:00 - 16:20¥ 789
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU760915:30 - 17:40¥ 533
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU511816:00 - 18:15¥ 789
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU760117:15 - 19:40¥ 533
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU512218:00 - 20:15¥ 789
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU512620:00 - 22:30¥ 734
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU760321:15 - 23:30¥ 533

Transportation from Beijing to Shanghai

Beijing to Shanghai Destination Reviews

JR
Train #G133 First Class seat, China Railway (中国铁路), Nov 15, 2018
Well, that was an excellent and relaxing trip. I took first class but it was worth it. I prefer taking this train over flying.
LN
Train #G1 Second Class Seat, China Railway (中国铁路), Jul 25, 2018
Train left the station on time. Very efficient and we arrived a bit early. It a great journey.
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How to get from Beijing to Shanghai

Travelling between Beijing and Shanghai is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you CNY 2,431 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere CNY 204.

How long does it take to get from Beijing to Shanghai?

It can take you anywhere between 3 and 26 hours to travel between Beijing and Shanghai depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Beijing and Shanghai. Flight will bring you to your destination in 2h 10m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 1h 50m to reach Shanghai.

How much does it cost to get from Beijing to Shanghai?

Travelling between Beijing and Shanghai can be as cheap as CNY 204 if you opt for a China Railway (中国铁路) train and as expensive as CNY 2,431 if you buy a China Railway (中国铁路) Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Beijing and Shanghai ?

  • 1 from Beijing to Shanghai starting from 07:00 Shanghai Hongqiao Airport until 23:15 Shanghai Pudong Airport
  • 1 from Beijing to Shanghai starting from 06:10 Shanghai Hongqiao until 21:21 Shanghai

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Beijing to Shanghai.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Beijing to Shanghai, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as CNY 660.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Beijing and Shanghai

China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shandong Airlines

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Beijing to Shanghai?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train