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

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Flight time from Munich to Shanghai is 10 hours 55 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from MUC to PVG is 10 hours 55 minutes (Operated by Lufthansa)

The nearest airport to Munich, is Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC) and the nearest airport to Shanghai, is Pu Dong Airport (PVG)

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Distance from Munich to Shanghai is approximately 8780 kilometers.

Flights from Munich to Shanghai • Airlines & Flight Duration

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

Airline & JourneyDuration
10 hrs 55 mins
Air China
11 hrs 15 mins

Flight time from Munich to Shanghai via Amsterdam • MUC to SHA via AMS

Flight duration from Franz Josef Strauss Airport to Hongqiao Airport via Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, Netherlands on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight is 19 hours 55 minutes

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines MUC to AMS
1 hr 40 mins
 Waiting Time
7 hrs 50 mins
10 hrs 25 mins
Total Duration:
19 hrs 55 mins

Flight time from Munich to Shanghai via Istanbul • MUC to PVG via SAW

Flight duration from Franz Josef Strauss Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Turkey on Turkish Airlines flight is 20 hours

Turkish Airlines MUC to SAW
2 hrs 40 mins
 Waiting Time
7 hrs 10 mins
10 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration:
20 hrs

How long does it take to fly from Munich to Shanghai?

Non-stop flight time from Munich to Shanghai is around 11 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Munich and Shanghai takes close to 13 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 any of the 2 airports in Munich to one of the 2 major airports that serves Shanghai.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Munich - 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 21 hrs .

Flight time from Munich, Germany to airports near Shanghai, China

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Franz Josef Strauss Airport, Munich to airports nearest to Shanghai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
MUC - NKG Nanking/nanjing, Lukou International Airport 16 hrs 5 mins 1 Stop
MUC - NGB Ningbo, Lishe International Airport 13 hrs 55 mins 1 Stop
MUC - HGH Hangzhou, Hangzhou Airport 31 hrs 45 mins 1 Stop
MUC - SHA Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport 11 hrs 10 mins Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between Munich and Shanghai

Munich time is 6 hours behind Shanghai

Current time in Munich, Germany : Mon, 21 Jun, 2021,
Munich Timezone: CEST (+02:00)

09:10 AM

Current time in Shanghai, China :, Mon, 21 Jun, 2021,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

03:10 PM

MUC to PVG Flight - Munich Airport to Shanghai Airport Flight Route Map

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

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