If you are actually flying from Beijing, China to Shanghai, China or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Beijing and Shanghai, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Beijing Shanghai

Flight time from Beijing to Shanghai is 1 hour 55 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from PEK to SHA is 1 hour 55 minutes (Operated by Xiamen Airlines)

How long does it take to fly from Beijing to Shanghai?

Non-stop flight time from Beijing to Shanghai is between 1 hr to 2 hrs 30 mins depending on the aircraft's cruising speed, technical condition and weather/wind speed..

Fastest one-stop flight between Beijing and Shanghai takes close to 4 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 25 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the 2 airports in Beijing to one of the 2 major airports that serves Shanghai.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Beijing - Shanghai flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 50 mins to 22 hrs .

The nearest airport to Beijing, is Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and the nearest airport to Shanghai, is Pu Dong Airport (PVG)

Find flights from Beijing to cities and airports near Shanghai

Distance from Beijing to Shanghai is approximately 1100 kilometers.

Flights from Beijing to Shanghai • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Beijing arrive at Pu Dong Airport or Hongqiao Airport. Shanghai is served by 2 international airports.

Xiamen Airlines
1 hr 55 mins
Hainan Airlines
2 hrs 10 mins
Virgin Atlantic Airways
2 hrs 10 mins
Shanghai Airlines
2 hrs 10 mins
China Southern Airlines
2 hrs 20 mins

Flight time from Beijing to Shanghai via Dalian • PEK to PVG via DLC

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Dalian Airport, China on China Southern Airlines flight is 7 hours 20 minutes

China Southern Airlines
Total flight duration
7 hours 20 minutes
PEK to DLC → 1 hour 30 minutes
DLC Stop 3 hours 40 minutes
DLC to PVG → 2 hours 10 minutes

Flight time from Beijing to Shanghai via Qingdao • PEK to PVG via TAO

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Qingdao Airport, China on Shandong Airlines flight is 11 hours 45 minutes

Shandong Airlines
Total flight duration
11 hours 45 minutes
PEK to TAO → 1 hour 30 minutes
TAO Stop 8 hours 45 minutes
TAO to PVG → 1 hour 30 minutes

Flight time from Beijing, China to airports near Shanghai, China

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing to airports nearest to Shanghai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
PEK - NGB Ningbo, Lishe International Airport 2 hrs 15 minsNon-Stop
PEK - HYN Huangyan, Huangyan Airport 2 hrs 25 minsNon-Stop
PEK - YIW Yiwu, Yiwu Airport 2 hrs 5 minsNon-Stop
PEK - CZX Changzhou, Changzhou Airport 1 hr 50 minsNon-Stop
PEK - WUX Wuxi, Wuxi Airport 1 hr 45 minsNon-Stop

Beijing and Shanghai are in the same timezone Asia/Harbin

Current time in Beijing / Shanghai, China : Sun, 4 Dec, 2016, 02:08 PM,
Beijing Timezone: CST (+08:00)

PEK to PVG Flight - Beijing Airport to Shanghai Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Beijing Airport & Shanghai Airport is given below. Click the map to view Beijing to Shanghai flight path and travel direction.

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