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Shanghai Beijing
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Fri, 08 Mar SHA - PEK
Fri, 08 Mar PEK - SHA
£176 £172
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Shanghai Beijing
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Sat, 09 Mar PVG - PEK
£62 £61
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Shanghai Beijing
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Mon, 11 Mar SHA - PKX
Wed, 13 Mar PKX - SHA
£170 £166
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Shanghai Beijing
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Fri, 01 Mar SHA - PEK
Fri, 01 Mar PEK - SHA
£176 £172
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Shanghai Beijing
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Sun, 17 Mar SHA - PEK
Sun, 17 Mar PEK - SHA
£172 £169
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
25% Trains are 25% more expensive in Beijing than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £0.44
Beijing £0.55
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
10% A meal in Beijing is 10% cheaper than a meal in Shanghai.
Shanghai £3.85
Beijing £3.3
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 9.13 CNY
1 CNY = 0.11 GBP
Last checked on 23 February 2024
Distance: 664 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city centre: 19 miles
Beijing airports
Capital Intl Apt (PEK) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Nanyuan Apt (NAY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Beijing Daxing (PKX) How far from city centre: 27 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Shanghai to Beijing

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

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

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

Prices for tickets from Shanghai to Beijing 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 Shanghai to Beijing 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 Shanghai and Beijing, 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 Shanghai to Beijing 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 Shanghai to Beijing

How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Beijing?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Beijing is of around 02:23 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,079 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 Shanghai to Beijing at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Beijing is 61£. 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 Beijing expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Beijing costs an average of 1.43 GBP, 19% cheaper than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.76 GBP, while train tickets costs 25% more in Beijing: 0.55 GBP against 0.44 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.30 GBP in Beijing, 14% less than the 3.85 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 1% more expensive in Beijing, with an average of 3.03 GBP , while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.01 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Beijing?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Beijing are February, January and March, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Beijing?
The best time of the year to go to Beijing when flying from Shanghai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, April is the top 1º month to fly to Beijing from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, December, August and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai - Beijing.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Shanghai to Beijing?
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 Shanghai. 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 Beijing compared to Shanghai?
While in Shanghai the temperatures can reach an average of 37.03 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Beijing's temperatures can go up to 37.12 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -15.9 ºC in Beijing, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Beijing have an average of 1.4 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Beijing?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Beijing is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Capital Intl Apt (PEK). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air China.
  • Hainan Airlines.
  • China Southern Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Shanghai - Beijing flights between Hongqiao (SHA) to Beijing Daxing (PKX) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Juneyao Airlines.
  • China United Airlines.
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Which are the airlines with flights from Shanghai to Beijing?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Shanghai to Beijing are:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • China United Airlines.
Flight Duration 2 h and 23 m Flights between Shanghai and Beijing take, on average, 2 h and 23 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £61 Cheapest price for a flight between Shanghai and Beijing found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Hongqiao The airport Hongqiao is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Beijing
Arriving Airport Capital Intl Apt Flights departing Shanghai with Beijing as destination arrive at Capital Intl Apt

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