Cheap flights from Shanghai to Chongqing

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Tips to know when travelling to Chongqing

Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Chongqing. The distance between Shanghai and Chongqing is 1462 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Air China, Shanghai Airlines, Shandong Airlines, and Juneyao Airlines. Shanghai and Chongqing have 178 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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

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

China Southern Airlines on Mondays, and Sundays.

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

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

Hainan Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Chongqing

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Air ChinaCCACAYes
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYes
Shandong AirlinesCDGSCYes
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Chongqing?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Chongqing takes around 2.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Chongqing?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Chongqing is 1462 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Chongqing?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Chongqing. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Shandong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Air China, Juneyao Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Sichuan 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, Chengdu, Osaka.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chongqing?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chongqing and Singapore, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Shenzhen, Bangkok, Melbourne, London, Manila, Brisbane, Zhuhai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Beijing, Perth, Phuket City, Surabaya, Vancouver, Johannesburg, Sydney.
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, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Ningbo Lishe International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What airports are near Chongqing?
The main airport in Chongqing is Chongqing Jiangbei International. It is also served by Chongqing Jiangbei International, Zunyi Maotai Airport, Luzhou Yunlong, Nanchong Gaoping, Dazhou Heshi, Yibin Caiba, Wanzhou Wuqiao, Zunyi Xinzhou, Qianjiang Wulingshan.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Chongqing?
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