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Departure Sat, 01 Apr Return Sat, 08 Apr
PKX Beijing
PVG Shanghai
return from 290€
Departure Fri, 31 Mar Return Mon, 03 Apr
PKX Beijing
PVG Shanghai
return from 338€
Departure Fri, 21 Apr Return Mon, 24 Apr
PKX Beijing
PVG Shanghai
return from 263€
Departure Tue, 18 Apr Return Fri, 21 Apr
PKX Beijing
SHA Shanghai
return from 297€
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 7.51 CNY
Euro Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.14 EUR
Last checked on 21 March 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Shanghai are 21% cheaper than in Beijing.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 33% more expensive in Shanghai than in Beijing.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 7% more expensive in Shanghai than in Beijing.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Shanghai is 13% cheaper than in Beijing.

Beijing airports
  • ( Beijing Daxing (PKX)
    How far from city centre: 44 kms
  • ( Capital Intl Apt (PEK)
    How far from city centre: 22 kms
  • ( Nanyuan Apt (NAY)
    How far from city centre: 11 kms
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 7 kms
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 31 kms
K Distance: 1068 kms

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Are you excited for an amazing trip from Beijing to Shanghai? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Shanghai. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Beijing to Shanghai?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to China. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Beijing to Shanghai, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Beijing and Shanghai. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Shanghai more expensive than Beijing to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in Shanghai costs an around 2.03 EUR euros, 7% more expensive than Beijing, with a fare of 1.89 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 21% less in Shanghai: 0.54 EUR euros against 0.68 EUR euros in Beijing. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 5.41 EUR euros in Shanghai, 33% more than the 4.06 EUR euros in Beijing. The price of a coffee is approximately 13% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.73 EUR euros, while in Beijing the coffee costs 4.30 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Beijing to Shanghai flights?
The most popular month for flights from Beijing to Shanghai are: June, May and July.
When is the best time to travel from Beijing to Shanghai?
A good period of the year to visit Shanghai from Beijing really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, July is the best month to fly to Shanghai from Beijing, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by June and September. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds March, February and April are the months with fewer searches for the route Beijing -  Shanghai.
What is the duration of a flight from Beijing to Shanghai?
Flight time, on average, from Beijing to Shanghai is usually 02:18 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,078 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Shanghai compared to Beijing?
The average temperature in Beijing the average temperature is 37.12 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , Shanghai's temperatures reach 37.03 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 degrees in Shanghai, compared to the -15.9 average degrees reported in Beijing. During the winter period, Beijing can register 1.4 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Beijing and Shanghai?
The most common route form Beijing to Shanghai is: Capital Intl Apt (PEK) to Pu Dong (PVG). These airlines fly this route:
  • Air China.
  • Hainan Airlines.
  • China Southern Airlines.
  • Find more Beijing to Shanghai flights between Beijing Daxing (PKX) to Pu Dong (PVG) which are flown by the following airline(s): China United Airlines.
  • Air China.
What airlines fly from Beijing to Shanghai?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Beijing to Shanghai are:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • China United Airlines.
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