Travel Beijing to Shanghai: Flight & Bullet Train 2020

If you are planning a Beijing to Shanghai tour, you are in the right place to get ideas about how to travel from Beijing to Shanghai.

Beijing to Shanghai Distance

Shanghai lies in the Southeast of Beijing. The flight distance between Beijing and Shanghai is about 1088 KM, while the railway distance is about 1318 KM. The transportation between the two cities is convenient and easy. There are two convenient and comfortable ways to transfer from Beijing to Shanghai - by flight and by bullet train.

Beijing to Shanghai map

Beijing to Shanghai Flight

From: Beijing Capital International Airport/Beijing Nanyuan International Airport
To: Shanghai Pudong International Airport/Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Airplane is the most popular transportation tool from Beijing to Shanghai. There are over 90 direct flights to Shanghai from Beijing every day. It only takes about 2 hours. The price of the flights is also quite fair. Planes are scheduled leaving from 06:35 to 22:00. You could take the most suitable one according to your schedule and budget.

Transfer Tips: Beijing Capital International Airport is about 30km northeast of Beijing City center. Travelers could take airport shuttle bus, taxi or subway to reach the airport

Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing to Shanghai Bullet Train

From: Beijing South Railway Station
To: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station/Shanghai Railway Station

Taking a bullet train is also a good choice. There are nearly 40 high-speed trains running between Beijing and Shanghai every day. Most of the high-speed trains are G trains. G trains will take you about 5 – 6 hours and the scheduled leaving time of G trains is from 07:00 to 17:45. The G trains are leaving from Beijing South Railway Station and arrive at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. There are only 2 D trains running from Beijing to Shanghai. D trains will take you about 12 hours, and both of the two D trains are overnight train. The D trains are leaving from Beijing South Railway Station and arrive at Shanghai Railway Station. In addition, the Fuxing trains in the public eyes are used as some trains between Beijing and Shanghai, therefore, travellers could choose on from the 6 trains from Beijing to Shanghai for only about 4.5 hours to experience its higher speed and more advanced technologies. The trains are G1, G3, G5, G7, G13 and G17 during 09:00~15:00. For the detailed high-speed train information of Beijing to Shanghai, please see Bullet train between Beijing and Shanghai.

>> Check details about Beijing to Shanghai high speed train schedules, seats & ticket fares

Beijing South Railway Station

Beijing South Railway Station

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