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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Chengdu. Book your trip to arrive at Chengdu Shuangliu International, or Chengdu Tianfu International Airport. The distance between Shanghai and Chengdu is 1617 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, and Qingdao Airlines. Shanghai and Chengdu have 355 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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

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

Chengdu Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Chengdu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Sichuan AirlinesCSC3UYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYes
Qingdao AirlinesQDAQWYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Chengdu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Chengdu takes around 3.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Chengdu?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Chengdu is 1617 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Chengdu?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Chengdu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Chengdu Airlines, Tibet Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, Taipei, London, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Manila, New Delhi, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Osaka, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chengdu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chengdu and Singapore, London, Taipei, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Beijing, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Manila, Penang, Bangkok, Manchester, Melbourne, Guangzhou, Vancouver, Düsseldorf, Chiang Mai, Lhasa, Wuhan.
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, Ningbo Lishe International, Sunan Shuofang International, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Nantong Xingdong, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
What airports are near Chengdu?
The main airport in Chengdu is Chengdu Shuangliu International. It is also served by Chengdu Shuangliu International, Luzhou Yunlong, Mianyang Nanjiao, Nanchong Gaoping, Yibin Caiba.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Chengdu?
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