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Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The distance between Guangzhou and Shanghai is 1176 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Spring Airlines, and Juneyao Airlines. Guangzhou and Shanghai have 351 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting Chongming, and The Bund, Shanghai, China.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights59586358-5756
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Spring Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

9 Air on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Air China on Saturdays, and Sundays.

China Southern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Shanghai Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Juneyao Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Hainan Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

China Eastern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYes
Spring AirlinesCQH9CYes
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Guangzhou to Shanghai?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Guangzhou and Shanghai takes around 2.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Guangzhou and Shanghai?
The flight distance between Guangzhou and Shanghai is 1176 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Guangzhou and Shanghai?
Several carriers operate flights between Guangzhou and Shanghai. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Hainan Airlines, 9 Air, Spring Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China.
What are the most popular routes to and from Guangzhou?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Guangzhou and Singapore, Bangkok, Manila, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Yiwu, London, Chennai, Hong Kong, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Sydney, Manchester, Wenzhou, Qingdao, Chiang Mai, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Melbourne.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, London, Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Manila, Shenzhen, Melbourne, Manchester, Toronto, Kaohsiung, Beijing, Vancouver, New Delhi, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai, Xiamen.
What airports are near Guangzhou?
The main airport in Guangzhou is Guangzhou Baiyun International. It is also served by Guangzhou Baiyun International, Hong Kong International, Shenzhen Bao an International, Macau International, Zhuhai Jinwan, Foshan Shadi, Huizhou Pingtan, Changzhoudao Airport.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Sunan Shuofang International, Changzhou Benniu, Ningbo Lishe International, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Nantong Xingdong, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Guangzhou and Shanghai?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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