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.

Departure
New Delhi
Arrival
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)

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

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.

Airline & JourneyDuration
China Eastern Airlines
DEL ➝ PVG
5 hrs 20 mins
Air India Limited
DEL ➝ PVG
5 hrs 55 mins

Flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai via Kuala Lumpur • DEL to PVG via KUL

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia on Malaysia Airlines flight is 14 hours 35 minutes

DEL to KUL 5 hrs 20 mins
KUL Waiting Time 4 hrs 15 mins
KUL to PVG 5 hrs
Total Duration: 14 hrs 35 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 China Eastern Airlines flight is 15 hours 20 minutes

DEL to PEK 9 hrs 15 mins
PEK Waiting Time 3 hrs 55 mins
PEK to SHA 2 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration: 15 hrs 20 mins

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 .

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Huangyan, Huangyan Airport
DEL - HYN
15 hrs 55 mins
1 Stop
Yiwu, Yiwu Airport
DEL - YIW
10 hrs 45 mins
1 Stop
Hangzhou, Hangzhou Airport
DEL - HGH
20 hrs 55 mins
1 Stop
Ningbo, Lishe International Airport
DEL - NGB
11 hrs 30 mins
1 Stop
Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport
DEL - SHA
5 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between New Delhi and Shanghai

New Delhi time is 2 hours 30 minutes behind Shanghai

Current time in New Delhi, India : Tue, 26 Sep, 2017,
New Delhi Timezone: IST (+05:30)

09:25 AM

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

11:55 AM

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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