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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Beijing. Book your trip to arrive at Beijing Capital International, or Beijing Daxing International Airport. The distance between Shanghai and Beijing is 1051 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Spring Airlines, and Shanghai Airlines. Shanghai and Beijing have 188 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Beijing, consider visiting Great Wall of China, Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing, Forbidden City, Beijing, and 798 Art District, Beijing.

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

Air China on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

Juneyao Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Shanghai Airlines on and Tuesdays.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Beijing

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Air ChinaCCACAYesUnknownNo
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesUnknownNo
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesUnknownNo
Spring AirlinesCQH9CYesUnknownNo
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Beijing?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Beijing takes around 2.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Beijing?

The flight distance between Shanghai and Beijing is 1051 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Beijing?

Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Beijing. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Air China, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Chongqing Jiangbei International, Wuhan Tianhe International, Dalian Zhoushuizi International, Shenyang Taoxian International, Haikou Meilan International, Changchun Longjia International, Nanning Wuxu International, Lanzhou Zhongchuan International, Guiyang Longdongbao International, Guilin Liangjiang International, Hohhot Baita International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Beijing?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Beijing and Shanghai Pudong International, Chengdu Shuangliu International, Chongqing Jiangbei International, Wuhan Tianhe International, Dalian Zhoushuizi International, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Harbin Taiping International, Xi an Xianyang International, Changsha Huanghua International, Changchun Longjia International, Yanji Chaoyangchuan International.

Which airports are there in Shanghai?

Shanghai is mainly served by Shanghai Pudong International. But there are other airports nearby, including Shanghai Hongqiao International.

What airports are near Shanghai?

The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Ningbo Lishe International, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Nantong Xingdong, Sunan Shuofang International.

What airports are near Beijing?

The main airport in Beijing is Beijing Capital International. It is also served by Tianjin Binhai International, Shijiazhuang Zhengding International, Qinhuangdao Beidaihe, Chengde Puning, Tangshan Sannühe, Zhangjiakou Ningyuan.

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