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Travelers usually depart from Indira Gandhi International, or New Delhi Train Station when they travel from New Delhi to Shanghai. Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The most popular airlines for this route are Xiamen Airlines, China Southern Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Air India Limited, and China Eastern Airlines. New Delhi and Shanghai have 58 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting The Bund, Shanghai, China, and Chongming.

Check-in for a flight from New Delhi to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYesNo
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesNo
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
Air India LimitedAICAIYes0
0
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesNo

China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from New Delhi, DEL are not able to enter Mainland China yet.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 7-day quarantine
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Mandatory health code application before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Return

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for India
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required for vaccinated travelers
  • Mandatory contact-tracing app
  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers
Additional information
  • Health screening on arrival
  • Masks are recommended in public

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in China in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from New Delhi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Delhi and Mumbai, Bengaluru, Goa, London, Pune, Kolkata, Dubai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Melbourne, Bangkok, Varanasi, Patna, Denpasar, Lucknow, Sydney, Jaipur, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Phuket City.
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, Guangzhou, Kaohsiung, Beijing, Vancouver, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai, Xiamen.
What airports are near New Delhi?
The main airport in New Delhi is Indira Gandhi International. It is also served by Indira Gandhi International, Jaipur International, Chandigarh International, Dehradun, Agra, Pantnagar.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Ningbo Lishe International, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What buses and trains depart from New Delhi?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New Delhi, including Indian Railways.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between New Delhi and Shanghai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between New Delhi and Shanghai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between New Delhi and Shanghai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between New Delhi and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between New Delhi and Shanghai with Xiamen Airlines, China Southern Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Air India Limited, China Eastern Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between New Delhi and Shanghai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between New Delhi and Shanghai, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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