Shanghai to Chengdu

Shanghai to Chengdu

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Instant Refundable
06:32
Shanghai Hongqiao
14h 16m ride in train #D636
20:48
Chengdu East
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08:30
Shanghai
12h 29m ride in train #D952
20:59
Chengdu East
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23:00
SHA Shanghai Hongqiao Airport
1d 1h 55m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in XIY 21h 35m
00:55
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CTU Chengdu Airport

From Shanghai to Chengdu by train

Instant Refundable Fastest
08:30
Shanghai
12h 29m ride in train #D952
20:59
Chengdu East

From Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu by train

Instant Refundable
06:32
Shanghai Hongqiao
14h 16m ride in train #D636
20:48
Chengdu East

From Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Chengdu by flight and flight

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Instant
23:00
SHA Shanghai Hongqiao Airport
1d 1h 55m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in XIY 21h 35m
00:55
+2
CTU Chengdu Airport

Shanghai to Chengdu Schedule

Shanghai to Chengdu Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway First Class seat 06:00 - 21:37¥ 795
China Railway Hard Seat 08:45 - 18:58¥ 325
China Railway Hard Seat 11:16 - 17:01¥ 312
Tibet Airlines Economy #TV988214:15 - 17:35¥ 871
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ335916:25 - 20:00¥ 593
China Railway Hard Seat 20:14 - 08:35¥ 331

Transportation from Shanghai to Chengdu

How to get from Shanghai to Chengdu

When you want to get from Shanghai to Chengdu, 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 2,409. 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 Shanghai from Chengdu?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shanghai to Chengdu. 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 Shanghai to Chengdu?

The travel time from Shanghai to Chengdu can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 39 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Shanghai to Chengdu 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 2,409.

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

  • Train tickets - CNY 310 to CNY 1,797;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 390 to CNY 2,409;

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

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

  • Flights from Shanghai to Chengdu 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 Shanghai to Chengdu. 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 390.

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 Chengdu
Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Spring airlines, TianJin Airlines, Tibet 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 Shanghai to Chengdu

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Shanghai to Chengdu? 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.