Shanghai to Shenzhen

Shanghai to Shenzhen

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Shanghai to Shenzhen Schedule

Shanghai to Shenzhen Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Heathrow Express Economy #HX23107:35 - 10:15¥ 1,250
Shenzhen Airlines Economy #ZH952209:05 - 13:05¥ 1,489
Hong Kong Airlines Economy #HX23711:55 - 14:45¥ 3,428
Cathay Pacific Economy #CX36713:45 - 16:45¥ 2,713
Air China Economy #CA380815:35 - 18:15¥ 2,645
Cathay Pacific Economy #CX36917:30 - 20:30¥ 968
China Southern Airlines Economy 18:45 - 11:00¥ 3,300
Shenzhen Airlines Economy #ZH952820:15 - 22:45¥ 1,484
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU224023:00 - 01:35$ 402.68

Transportation from Shanghai to Shenzhen

How to get from Shanghai to Shenzhen

When you want to get from Shanghai to Shenzhen, 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 Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 429.93. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 145.30.

How far is Shanghai from Shenzhen?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shanghai to Shenzhen. Your trip will be a total of 899 miles (1446 km). The flying distance is 794 miles (1276 km).

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

The travel time from Shanghai to Shenzhen can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 25 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Shanghai to Shenzhen 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 USD 145.30 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as USD 429.93.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 145.33 to USD 429.96;
  • Plane tickets - USD 150.24 to USD 716.69;

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

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

  • 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 Shenzhen. 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 150.24.

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 Shenzhen

Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Yangtze River Express


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 Shenzhen

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