Chengdu to Shanghai

Chengdu to Shanghai

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Instant Refundable
08:07
Chengdu East
15h 7m ride in train #D2208
23:14
Shanghai Hongqiao
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21:00
Chengdu
1d 15h 34m ride in train #K352
12:34
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Shanghai South
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14:15
CTU Chengdu Airport
2h 25m flight #MU5414 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
16:40
SHA Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

From Chengdu to Shanghai by train

Instant Refundable
21:00
Chengdu
1d 15h 34m ride in train #K352
12:34
+2
Shanghai South

From Chengdu East to Shanghai by train

Instant Refundable
08:07
Chengdu East
15h 7m ride in train #D2208
23:14
Shanghai Hongqiao

From Chengdu Airport to Shanghai by flight

Instant Fastest
14:15
CTU Chengdu Airport
2h 25m flight #MU5414 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
16:40
SHA Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Chengdu to Shanghai Schedule

Chengdu to Shanghai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway First Class seat 07:47 - 20:27¥ 775
China Railway Hard Seat 08:29 - 14:40¥ 314
China Railway First Class seat 10:56 - 22:25¥ 3,046
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ955512:30 - 15:20¥ 1,233
China Railway Hard Seat 17:50 - 05:35¥ 327
China Railway Hard Seat 19:03 - 07:07¥ 334
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ336021:05 - 23:55¥ 592
Spring airlines Economy #9C645820:25 - 23:10¥ 572

Transportation from Chengdu to Shanghai

How to get from Chengdu to Shanghai

When you want to get from Chengdu to Shanghai, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about CNY 2,380. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 312.

How far is Chengdu from Shanghai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chengdu to Shanghai. Your trip will be a total of 1377 miles (2214 km). The flying distance is 1059 miles (1703 km).

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

The travel time from Chengdu to Shanghai can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 40 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Chengdu to Shanghai varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway: travelling by train expect to pay as low as CNY 312 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as CNY 2,380.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Chengdu to Shanghai:

  • Train tickets - CNY 311 to CNY 1,633;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 451 to CNY 2,380;

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

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Chengdu to Shanghai depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chengdu to Shanghai. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is CNY 451.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Chengdu to Shanghai
Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Okay Airways, Ruili Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Spring airlines, Tibet Airlines, United Eagle Airlines

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Chengdu to Shanghai

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chengdu to Shanghai? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.