Shanghai to Changsha
From Shanghai South to Hunan by train
From Hongqiao Airport to Hunan by flight
From Pu Dong Airport to Hunan by flight
How to get from Shanghai to Changsha
When you want to get from Shanghai to Changsha, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:
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 3,290. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 236.
How far is Shanghai from Changsha?
If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shanghai to Changsha. Your trip will be a total of 764 miles (1229 km). The flying distance is 618 miles (993 km).
How long does it take to get from Shanghai to Changsha?
The travel time from Shanghai to Changsha can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 25 hours.
How much does it cost to get from Shanghai to Changsha?
The cost of the trip from Shanghai to Changsha 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 236 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 3,290.
Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Shanghai to Changsha:
- Train tickets - CNY 236 to CNY 2,291;
- Plane tickets - CNY 1,264 to CNY 3,290;
How many trips per day are there between Shanghai and Changsha?
Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.
- Flights from Shanghai to Hunan depart during the day - there are approximately 52 departures a day.
- Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 25 trains per day.
Which means of transport is the best for the route?
Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Shanghai to Hunan. 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 1,264.
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 Shanghai to Hunan
Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines
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 Shanghai to Changsha
How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Shanghai to Changsha? 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:
- 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.