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Shanghai to Guangzhou flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Shanghai and Guangzhou take, on average, 2 h and 31 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Shanghai with Guangzhou found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Guangzhou
Arriving AirportFlights departing Shanghai with Guangzhou as destination arrives at Baiyun

Cheap last minute flights to Guangzhou

Latest deals and top flight routes from Shanghai airports.

Departure Sat, 18 Sep Return Mon, 20 Sep
SHA Shanghai
CAN Guangzhou
return from £1,140
Departure Sun, 03 Oct Return Mon, 04 Oct
SHA Shanghai
CAN Guangzhou
return from £175
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.98 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 17 September 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Guangzhou are 51% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Guangzhou is 33% cheaper than a meal in Shanghai.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Guangzhou is 14% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Guangzhou is 1% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
Guangzhou airports
  • ( Baiyun (CAN)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 752 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Guangzhou during the Covid-19 situation?
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 can I find cheap flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou is 175£. 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 Guangzhou expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Guangzhou costs an average of 1.35 GBP, 15% cheaper than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.58 GBP, while train tickets costs 49% less in Guangzhou: 0.23 GBP against 0.45 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.26 GBP in Guangzhou, 33% less than the 3.39 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Guangzhou, with an average of 3.13 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.15 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Guangzhou are April, January and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
The best time of the year to go to Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, September, December and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Guangzhou.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Guangzhou is of around 02:31 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,187 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Guangzhou 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 ,Guangzhou's temperatures can go up to 38.1 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 5.61 ºC in Guangzhou, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Guangzhou have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Guangzhou?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Guangzhou is: Hongqiao (SHA) to Baiyun (CAN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Southern Airlines.
  • Spring Airlines.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Shanghai - Guangzhou flights between Pu Dong (PVG) to Baiyun (CAN) with the following airline(s) flying the route: China Eastern Airlines.
  • China Southern Airlines.
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Which are the airlines with flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Shanghai to Guangzhou are:
  • Spring Airlines.
  • China Southern Airlines.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
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