Shanghai to Hong Kong

Shanghai to Hong Kong

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Shanghai to Hong Kong Schedule

Shanghai to Hong Kong Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU851007:35 - 10:15¥ 1,151
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU50108:05 - 11:15¥ 957
Cathay Pacific Economy #CX36311:25 - 15:10€ 336.09
Cathay Pacific Economy #CX36713:45 - 16:45¥ 964
China Railway First Class Seat 14:09 - 22:05¥ 1,625
Heathrow Express Economy #HX24116:50 - 19:40¥ 5,737
Air China Economy 19:55 - 12:35€ 246.33
Air China Economy 21:30 - 15:55¥ 1,434
Air China Economy 22:30 - 16:20¥ 5,053

Transportation from Shanghai to Hong Kong

How to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong

When you want to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong, 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 USD 500.97. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as USD 140.64.

How far is Shanghai from Hong Kong?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shanghai to Hong Kong. Your trip will be a total of 247 miles (397 km). The flying distance is 1365 miles (2196 km).

How long does it take to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong?

The travel time from Shanghai to Hong Kong can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 8 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong?

The cost of the trip from Shanghai to Hong Kong varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Cathay Pacific: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as USD 140.64 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 USD 500.97.

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

  • Plane tickets - USD 140.64 to USD 500.96;
  • Train tickets - USD 151.41 to USD 449.13;

How many trips per day are there between Shanghai and Hong Kong?

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

  • Flights from Shanghai to Hong Kong depart during the day - there are approximately 14 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 3 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 Hong Kong. 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 USD 140.64.

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 Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Shanghai to Hong Kong? 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 took a plane.