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Beijing Shanghai
Wed, 26 Jun PEK - PVG
Sun, 30 Jun PVG - PEK
£152 £149
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Beijing Shanghai
Mon, 26 Aug PKX - SHA
£42 £41
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Beijing Shanghai
Thu, 20 Jun PKX - SHA
Mon, 24 Jun SHA - PKX
£134 £131
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Beijing Shanghai
Mon, 08 Jul PEK - PVG
Wed, 10 Jul PVG - PEK
£138 £135
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
20% Trains in Shanghai are 20% cheaper than in Beijing.
Beijing £0.54
Shanghai £0.43
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
0% A meal in Shanghai costs roughly the same as in Beijing.
Beijing £3.24
Shanghai £3.24
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 9.32 CNY
1 CNY = 0.11 GBP
Last checked on 15 June 2024
Distance: 664 miles
Beijing airports
Nanyuan Apt (NAY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Beijing Daxing (PKX) How far from city centre: 27 miles
Capital Intl Apt (PEK) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city centre: 19 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Beijing to Shanghai

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Beijing to Shanghai?

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By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Beijing to Shanghai, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Beijing to Shanghai change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Beijing to Shanghai may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Beijing to Shanghai on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Beijing and Shanghai, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Beijing to Shanghai airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Beijing to Shanghai

How long does the flight take to go from Beijing to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Beijing and Shanghai is of around 02:18 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,078 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Beijing to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Beijing to Shanghai is 41£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Shanghai expensive to visit compared to Beijing?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.73 GBP, 24% more expensive than Beijing, with a fare of 1.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 20% less in Shanghai: 0.43 GBP against 0.54 GBP in Beijing. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.24 GBP in both Shanghai and Beijing. The price of the coffee is around 1% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 2.78 GBP , while in Beijing the coffee costs 2.76 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Beijing to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Beijing to Shanghai are January, March and February, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Beijing to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Beijing depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Beijing in terms of searches from our customer, followed by May and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, December, January and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Beijing - Shanghai.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Beijing to Shanghai?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions China may apply when travelling from Beijing. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Shanghai compared to Beijing?
While in Beijing the temperatures can reach an average of 37.12 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Shanghai's temperatures can go up to 37.03 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 ºC in Shanghai, compared to the -15.9 ºC average degrees reported in Beijing. During the winter period, Beijing can register 1.4 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Beijing and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Beijing and Shanghai is: Capital Intl Apt (PEK) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air China.
  • Hainan Airlines.
  • China Southern Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Beijing - Shanghai flights between Beijing Daxing (PKX) to Pu Dong (PVG) with the following airline(s) flying the route: China United Airlines.
  • Air China.
Which are the airlines with flights from Beijing to Shanghai?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Beijing to Shanghai are:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
Flight Duration 2 h and 18 m Flights between Beijing and Shanghai take, on average, 2 h and 18 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £41 Cheapest price for a flight between Beijing and Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Capital Intl Apt The airport Capital Intl Apt is the departure airport operating flights between Beijing and Shanghai
Arriving Airport Hongqiao Flights departing Beijing with Shanghai as destination arrive at Hongqiao

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