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

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New Delhi Shanghai

Flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai is 5 hours 20 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from DEL to PVG is 5 hours 20 minutes (Operated by China Eastern Airlines)

How long does it take to fly from New Delhi to Shanghai?

Non-stop flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai is around 5 hours to 6 hours .

Fastest one-stop flight between New Delhi and Shanghai takes close to 9 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 31 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from New Delhi 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, New Delhi - 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 21 hrs .

The nearest airport to New Delhi, is Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) and the nearest airport to Shanghai, is Pu Dong Airport (PVG)

Find flights from New Delhi to cities and airports near Shanghai

Distance from New Delhi to Shanghai is approximately 4300 kilometers.

Flights from New Delhi to Shanghai • Airlines & Flight Duration

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

China Eastern Airlines
5 hrs 20 mins
Air India Limited
5 hrs 55 mins

Flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai via Beijing • DEL to SHA via PEK

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Hongqiao Airport via Beijing Capital International Airport, China on Air China flight is 11 hours 55 minutes

Air China
Total flight duration
11 hours 55 minutes
DEL to PEK → 6 hours
PEK Stop 3 hours 45 minutes
PEK to SHA → 2 hours 10 minutes

Flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai via Bangkok • DEL to PVG via BKK

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand on Thai Airways International flight is 24 hours 25 minutes

Thai Airways International
Total flight duration
24 hours 25 minutes
DEL to BKK → 4 hours
BKK Stop 16 hours 10 minutes
BKK to PVG → 4 hours 15 minutes

Flight time from New Delhi, India to airports near Shanghai, China

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi to airports nearest to Shanghai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
DEL - SHA Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport 5 hrs 15 minsNon-Stop
DEL - YNZ Yancheng, Yancheng Airport 16 hrs 20 mins1 Stop
DEL - NGB Ningbo, Lishe International Airport 11 hrs 30 mins1 Stop
DEL - HYN Huangyan, Huangyan Airport 15 hrs 55 mins1 Stop
DEL - WUX Wuxi, Wuxi Airport 9 hrs 5 mins1 Stop

New Delhi time is 2 hours 30 minutes behind Shanghai

Current time in New Delhi, India : Mon, 23 Jan, 2017, 02:03 PM,
New Delhi Timezone: IST (+05:30)

Current time in Shanghai, China :, Mon, 23 Jan, 2017, 04:33 PM +08:00,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

DEL to PVG Flight - New Delhi Airport to Shanghai Airport Flight Route Map

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

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