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Departure Tue, 11 Apr Return Tue, 18 Apr
SHA Shanghai
PKX Beijing
return from 228€
Departure Tue, 11 Apr Return Thu, 13 Apr
SHA Shanghai
PKX Beijing
return from 275€
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 7.57 CNY
Euro Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.14 EUR
Last checked on 01 April 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 24% more expensive in Beijing than in Shanghai.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Beijing is 20% cheaper than a meal in Shanghai.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Beijing is 6% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 11% more expensive in Beijing than in Shanghai.

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

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Are you excited for an amazing trip from Shanghai to Beijing? 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 Beijing. 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 Shanghai to Beijing?
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 Shanghai to Beijing, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Shanghai and Beijing. 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 Beijing more expensive than Shanghai to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Beijing costs an average of 1.88 EUR euros, 6% cheaper than Shanghai, with a fare of 2.01 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 24% more in Beijing: 0.67 EUR euros against 0.54 EUR euros in Shanghai. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 4.02 EUR euros in Beijing, 20% less than the 5.02 EUR euros in Shanghai. The price of a coffee is approximately 11% more expensive in Beijing, with an average of 4.13 EUR euros, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.71 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Shanghai to Beijing flights?
The most popular month for flights from Shanghai to Beijing are: July, June and March.
When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Beijing?
A good period of the year to visit Beijing from Shanghai really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, April is the best month to fly to Beijing from Shanghai, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by June and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds February, January and November are the months with fewer searches for the route Shanghai -  Beijing.
What is the duration of a flight from Shanghai to Beijing?
Flight time, on average, from Shanghai to Beijing is usually 02:23 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,079 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Beijing compared to Shanghai?
The average temperature in Shanghai the average temperature is 37.03 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , Beijing's temperatures reach 37.12 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -15.9 degrees in Beijing, compared to the -2.66 average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Beijing have an average of 1.4 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Beijing?
The most common route form Shanghai to Beijing is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Capital Intl Apt (PEK). These airlines fly this route:
  • Air China.
  • Hainan Airlines.
  • China Southern Airlines.
  • Find more Shanghai to Beijing flights between Hongqiao (SHA) to Beijing Daxing (PKX) which are flown by the following airline(s): Juneyao Airlines.
  • China United Airlines.
  • Air China.
What airlines fly from Shanghai to Beijing?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Shanghai to Beijing are:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Hainan Airlines.
  • Air China.
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