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Flight time from Guangzhou to Shanghai is 2 hours 10 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from CAN to SHA is 2 hours 10 minutes (Operated by Antinea Airlines)

Guangzhou - Shanghai non-stop flight time by other airlines   More direct flights with stopover

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

Non-stop flight time from Guangzhou to Shanghai is around 2 hours 30 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Guangzhou and Shanghai takes close to 4 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 21 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Guangzhou to either of the major airports that serves Shanghai.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Guangzhou - 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 55 mins to 18 hrs .

The nearest airport to Guangzhou, is New Baiyun Airport (CAN) and the nearest airport to Shanghai, is Pu Dong Airport (PVG)

Find flights from Guangzhou to cities and airports near Shanghai

Distance from Guangzhou to Shanghai is approximately 1200 kilometers.


Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai • Airlines & Flight Duration

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

China Eastern Airlines
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
Shanghai Airlines
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
Maxair
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Saudi Arabian Airlines
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Xiamen Airlines
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop

Flight time from Guangzhou to Shanghai via Wuhan • CAN to PVG via WUH

Flight duration from New Baiyun Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Tianhe International Airport, China on China Southern Airlines flight is 6 hours 35 minutes

China Southern Airlines
CAN ➝ WUH ➝ PVG
Total flight duration
6 hours 35 minutes
CAN to WUH → 1 hour 40 minutes
WUH Stop 3 hours 25 minutes
WUH to PVG → 1 hour 30 minutes

Flight time from Guangzhou to Shanghai via Nanchang • CAN to PVG via KHN

Flight duration from New Baiyun Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Nanchang Airport, China on Shenzhen Airlines flight is 20 hours 5 minutes

Shenzhen Airlines
CAN ➝ KHN ➝ PVG
Total flight duration
20 hours 5 minutes
CAN to KHN → 1 hour 20 minutes
KHN Stop 17 hours 20 minutes
KHN to PVG → 1 hour 25 minutes

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

Direct flight and one stop flight time from New Baiyun Airport, Guangzhou to airports nearest to Shanghai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
CAN - SHA Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport 2 hrs Non-Stop
CAN - CZX Changzhou, Changzhou Airport 2 hrs Non-Stop
CAN - HGH Hangzhou, Hangzhou Airport 1 hr 50 minsNon-Stop
CAN - WUX Wuxi, Wuxi Airport 2 hrs 10 minsNon-Stop
CAN - HSN Zhoushan, Zhoushan Airport 3 hrs 30 minsNon-Stop

Guangzhou - Shanghai Timezones & Time Difference

Guangzhou and Shanghai are in the same timezone and therefore has the same time.
Current time : 09:06 PM, Thu, 28 Aug, 2014

CAN to PVG Flight - Guangzhou Airport to Shanghai Airport Flight Route Map

The map below shows the location of Guangzhou Airport & Shanghai Airport and also the flight direction.

Guangzhou - Lat: 23.3924, Long: 113.299   Shanghai - Lat: 31.1434, Long: 121.805

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