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

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Departure
Addis Ababa
Arrival
Shanghai

Flight time from Addis Ababa to Shanghai is 10 hours 35 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from ADD to PVG is 10 hours 35 minutes (Operated by Ethiopian Airlines)

The nearest airport to Addis Ababa, is Bole International Airport (ADD) and the nearest airport to Shanghai, is Pu Dong Airport (PVG)

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Distance from Addis Ababa to Shanghai is approximately 8840 kilometers.

Flights from Addis Ababa to Shanghai • Airlines & Flight Duration

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

Airline & JourneyDuration
Ethiopian Airlines
ADD ➝ PVG
10 hrs 35 mins
Air China
ADD ➝ PVG
10 hrs 35 mins

Flight time from Addis Ababa to Shanghai via Hong Kong • ADD to PVG via HKG

Flight duration from Bole International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Hong Kong International Airport, China on Ethiopian Airlines flight is 15 hours 25 minutes

Ethiopian Airlines ADD to HKG
10 hrs 15 mins
HKG
 Waiting Time
3 hrs
HKG to PVG
2 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration:
15 hrs 25 mins

Flight time from Addis Ababa to Shanghai via Beijing • ADD to PVG via PEK

Flight duration from Bole International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Beijing Capital International Airport, China on Ethiopian Airlines flight is 16 hours 25 minutes

Ethiopian Airlines ADD to PEK
11 hrs 40 mins
PEK
 Waiting Time
2 hrs 30 mins
PEK to PVG
2 hrs 15 mins
Total Duration:
16 hrs 25 mins

How long does it take to fly from Addis Ababa to Shanghai?

Non-stop flight time from Addis Ababa to Shanghai is around 10 hours 45 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Addis Ababa and Shanghai takes close to 13 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 39 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Addis Ababa 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, Addis Ababa - 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 1 hr to 24 hrs .

Flight time from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to airports near Shanghai, China

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa to airports nearest to Shanghai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
ADD - NGB Ningbo, Lishe International Airport 15 hrs 45 mins 1 Stop
ADD - NKG Nanking/nanjing, Lukou International Airport 14 hrs 5 mins 1 Stop
ADD - SHA Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport 16 hrs 30 mins 1 Stop
ADD - HGH Hangzhou, Hangzhou Airport 12 hrs 50 mins Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between Addis Ababa and Shanghai

Addis Ababa time is 5 hours behind Shanghai

Current time in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia : Sun, 26 Sep, 2021,
Addis Ababa Timezone: EAT (+03:00)

01:49 AM

Current time in Shanghai, China :, Sun, 26 Sep, 2021,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

06:49 AM

ADD to PVG Flight - Addis Ababa Airport to Shanghai Airport Flight Route Map

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

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