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 15 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from DEL to PVG is 5 hours 15 minutes (Operated by Emirates Airline)

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.

Gulf Air Bahrain
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
Ethiopian Airlines
DEL ➝ PVG
5 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
Kuwait 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 14 hours 20 minutes

Cathay Pacific
DEL ➝ HKG ➝ PVG
Total flight duration
14 hours 20 minutes
DEL to HKG → 7 hours 55 minutes
HKG Stop 4 hours
HKG to PVG → 2 hours 25 minutes

Flight time from New Delhi to Shanghai via Guangzhou • DEL to SHA via CAN

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Hongqiao Airport via New Baiyun Airport, China on China Southern Airlines flight is 19 hours 10 minutes

China Southern Airlines
DEL ➝ CAN ➝ SHA
Total flight duration
19 hours 10 minutes
DEL to CAN → 4 hours 35 minutes
CAN Stop 12 hours 15 minutes
CAN to SHA → 2 hours 20 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 - WUX Wuxi, Wuxi Airport 9 hrs 5 mins1 Stop
DEL - YIW Yiwu, Yiwu Airport 10 hrs 45 mins1 Stop
DEL - CZX Changzhou, Changzhou Airport 10 hrs 55 mins1 Stop
DEL - SHA Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport 5 hrs 15 minsNon-Stop
DEL - HGH Hangzhou, Hangzhou Airport 5 hrs 45 minsNon-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, 1 Sep, 2015, 11:40 PM,
New Delhi Timezone: IST (+05:30)

Current time in Shanghai, China :, Wed, 2 Sep, 2015, 02:10 AM +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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