Hunan to Shanghai

Hunan to Shanghai

  43 trips (¥188 – ¥2,114)

Other Options

25

Trains

4h 22m First: 7:26 Last: 20:05

From ¥188
07:26
Changsha South
6h 40m ride in train #G1778 with China Railway
14:06
Shanghai Hongqiao
From ¥562 per adult
07:32
Changsha South
5h 19m ride in train #G1344 with China Railway
12:51
Shanghai Hongqiao
From ¥530 per adult
08:02
Changsha South
5h 15m ride in train #G1346 with China Railway
13:17
Shanghai Hongqiao
From ¥530 per adult

Hunan to Shanghai Schedule

Hunan to Shanghai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway First Class seat 07:26 - 14:06¥ 920
China Railway First Class seat 08:02 - 13:17¥ 888
China Railway First Class seat 10:26 - 14:48¥ 888
China Railway First Class seat 13:27 - 19:03¥ 888
China Railway First Class seat 14:35 - 19:44¥ 888
China Railway First Class seat 16:26 - 21:50¥ 888
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ396918:20 - 20:20¥ 386
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU519019:15 - 21:20¥ 431
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU742019:35 - 21:45¥ 382
Xiamen Airlines Economy #MF856919:55 - 21:45¥ 2,114
China Railway Soft Sleeper 20:05 - 06:44¥ 473
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ854422:15 - 00:25¥ 333

Transportation from Hunan to Shanghai

How to get from Hunan to Shanghai

When you want to get from Hunan 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 Flight 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 2,094. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 187.

How far is Hunan from Shanghai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Hunan to Shanghai. Your trip will be a total of 722 miles (1161 km). The flying distance is 556 miles (893 km).

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

The travel time from Hunan to Shanghai can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 13 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Hunan to Shanghai varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway (中国铁路): travelling by train expect to pay as low as CNY 187 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 2,094.

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

  • Train tickets - CNY 185 to CNY 1,687;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 311 to CNY 2,094;
  • flight price: CNY 1,020 - CNY 1,020. From Hunan to Shanghai starting from 23:15 Shanghai Pudong Airport until 23:15 Shanghai Pudong Airport

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

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

  • 1 by flight from Hunan to Shanghai starting from 23:15 Shanghai Pudong Airport until 23:15 Shanghai Pudong Airport
  • Flights from Hunan 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 Hunan 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 311.

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 Hunan to Shanghai
China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hebei Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Ruili Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Xiamen 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 Hunan to Shanghai

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Hunan 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.