Flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Beijing (BJS)

Flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Beijing (BJS)

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Shanghai to Beijing Avia Schedule

Shanghai to Beijing Avia Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway Business Class 07:00 - 11:36$ 358
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU510309:00 - 11:15$ 105.58
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU510711:00 - 13:20$ 105.58
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ888012:25 - 14:40¥ 1,816
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ889014:15 - 16:25¥ 3,489
China Railway Second Class Seat 16:00 - 20:37$ 110
Air China Economy #CA151619:25 - 21:45¥ 2,286
Air China Economy #CA328121:55 - 00:30$ 220.49
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ889022:10 - 00:25$ 264.48

Transportation from Shanghai to Beijing

Facts about the flight from Shanghai to Beijing

Cheapest Flight$320
Fastest Flight2h 10m
Earliest Flight7:00 AM
Latest Flight10:30 PM
Daily Flight Routes0
Distance1129 kilometers
Flight CompaniesAir China, China Eastern Airlines

How to get from Shanghai to Beijing by Plane

Taking a flight is the fastest and easiest way to get from Shanghai to Beijing. In order to find the best deal, use our online booking service.

There are regular flights departing from Shanghai to Beijing so there are many options to choose from. Keep in mind, however, that a plane is a relatively expensive means of transportation. If you want to secure the best deal, it’s better to book a ticket in advance. It’s also a good idea to plan far ahead if travelling around popular travel seasons.

How far is it from Shanghai to Beijing?

According to Google Maps, the driving distance from Shanghai to Beijing B is 702 miles (1129 km). A flying distance is shorter - it is approximately 1145 miles.

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

Traveling by plane guarantees the fastest time to get from Shanghai to Beijing. The estimated Shanghai to Beijing travel time is 2h 10m. Keep in mind, however, that getting to the airport, checking-in, and passing through security checks will take some time - it’s better to come to the airport at least an hour in advance if you are flying domestically and two hours in advance if it is an international flight.

The trip duration from Shanghai and Beijing is more or less the same whichever airline you choose to fly.

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

There are a few ways to secure the cheapest airline tickets. Here are several hints on how to grab the best deals for flying from Shanghai to Beijing:

  • Getting the cheapest air ticket is possible during the airline’s sale period. Discounts can be quite huge, but you have to monitor good deals constantly.
  • Buy an air ticket with a low-cost airline. There are airlines that position themselves as low-cost carriers. Their tickets can be quite cheap - bear in mind though that the departure time can be inconvenient.
  • Buy a ticket straight at the airport. This is the least convenient way to get a plane ticket. A same day Shanghai to Beijing ticket price is usually higher than the one you get if booking in advance.

Best Rated Companies for This Route

The route from Shanghai to Beijing is operated by the following airlines: Air China, China Eastern Airlines. Most travellers who bought air tickets for this route with us, opted for China Eastern Airlines. Yet all the carriers we offer enjoy good reputation and provide decent service.

Before booking your flight ticket, always check what is included into the airfare. Remember that checked luggage may or may not be included. Luggage allowance and carry-on luggage dimensions also differ from carrier to carrier. Budget airlines may require online check-in and make you pay for any extras like choosing your seat or onboard meals.