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Flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai is 5 hours 15 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from DEL to PVG is 5 hours 15 minutes (Operated by Saudi Arabian Airlines)

Non-Stop New Delhi to Shanghai flight time by other airlines   More direct flights with stopover

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 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between New Delhi and Shanghai takes close to 9 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 35 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 55 mins to 24 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.

Kuwait Airways
DEL ➝ PVG
5 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
Emirates Airline
DEL ➝ PVG
5 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
United Airlines
DEL ➝ PVG
5 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
China Eastern Airlines
DEL ➝ PVG
5 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
Jet Airways
DEL ➝ PVG
5 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop

Flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai via Hong Kong • DEL to PVG via HKG

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Hong Kong International Airport, China on Cathay Pacific flight is 10 hours 35 minutes

Cathay Pacific
DEL ➝ HKG ➝ PVG
Total flight duration
10 hours 35 minutes
DEL to HKG → 5 hours 20 minutes
HKG Stop 2 hours 50 minutes
HKG to PVG → 2 hours 25 minutes

Flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai via Dubai • DEL to PVG via DXB

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates on Emirates Airline flight is 15 hours 45 minutes

Emirates Airline
DEL ➝ DXB ➝ PVG
Total flight duration
15 hours 45 minutes
DEL to DXB → 3 hours 50 minutes
DXB Stop 4 hours 5 minutes
DXB to PVG → 7 hours 50 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 - YIW Yiwu, Yiwu Airport 10 hrs 45 mins1 Stop
DEL - SHA Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport 5 hrs 15 minsNon-Stop
DEL - NKG Nanking/nanjing, Lukou International Airport 7 hrs 55 mins1 Stop
DEL - NTG Nantong, Nantong Airport 9 hrs 25 mins1 Stop
DEL - HGH Hangzhou, Hangzhou Airport 5 hrs 45 minsNon-Stop

Airlines operating flights between New Delhi and Shanghai

Air India Limited

Air China

China Eastern Airlines

China Southern Airlines

Jet Airways

New Delhi - Shanghai Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in New Delhi, India :
04:38 AM, Tue, 3 Mar, 2015
New Delhi Timezone: +05:30
Current time in Shanghai, China :
07:08 AM, Tue, 3 Mar, 2015
Shanghai Timezone: +08:00
New Delhi time is 2 hours 30 minutes behind Shanghai

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.

New Delhi - Lat: 28.5583, Long: 77.094   Shanghai - Lat: 31.1434, Long: 121.805

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