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

Departure
Guangzhou
Arrival
Shanghai

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)

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

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.

Airline & JourneyDuration
Antinea Airlines
CAN ➝ SHA
2 hrs 10 mins
Hainan Airlines
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 15 mins
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 15 mins
Shenzhen Airlines
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 20 mins
Egyptair
CAN ➝ PVG
2 hrs 20 mins

Flight time from Guangzhou to Shanghai via Changsha • CAN to PVG via CSX

Flight duration from New Baiyun Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Changsha Airport, China on China Southern Airlines flight is 9 hours 55 minutes

CAN to CSX 1 hr 15 mins
CSX Waiting Time 6 hrs 45 mins
CSX to PVG 1 hr 55 mins
Total Duration: 9 hrs 55 mins

Flight time from Guangzhou to Shanghai via Haikou • CAN to PVG via HAK

Flight duration from New Baiyun Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Haikou Airport, China on China Southern Airlines flight is 13 hours 35 minutes

CAN to HAK 1 hr 5 mins
HAK Waiting Time 9 hrs 50 mins
HAK to PVG 2 hrs 40 mins
Total Duration: 13 hrs 35 mins

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 .

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Nantong, Nantong Airport
CAN - NTG
2 hrs
Non-Stop
Ningbo, Lishe International Airport
CAN - NGB
1 hr 50 mins
Non-Stop
Changzhou, Changzhou Airport
CAN - CZX
2 hrs
Non-Stop
Huangyan, Huangyan Airport
CAN - HYN
2 hrs
Non-Stop
Yancheng, Yancheng Airport
CAN - YNZ
2 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between Guangzhou and Shanghai

Guangzhou and Shanghai are in the same timezone Asia/Harbin

Current time in Guangzhou / Shanghai, China : Tue, 26 Sep, 2017,
Guangzhou Timezone: CST (+08:00)

10:33 PM

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

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

Find flying time from New Baiyun Airport or Guangzhou or any other airport or city in China to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

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