Cheap flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou

Flights starting at £155. Choose between China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, or Shanghai Airlines to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Guangzhou

Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Guangzhou. The distance between Shanghai and Guangzhou is 1204 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Air China, and Juneyao Airlines. Shanghai and Guangzhou have 307 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Guangzhou, consider visiting Jinshazhou, Tian Tan Buddha, Haizhu, Zhongshan Island, Xiaoguwei, Tsing Yi, and The Peak, Hong Kong.

Weekly direct flights

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

Shenzhen Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYes
Air ChinaCCACAYes
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 Guangzhou?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Guangzhou takes around 2.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Guangzhou?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Guangzhou is 1204 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Guangzhou?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Guangzhou. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Shenzhen Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Air China, Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan 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, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from Guangzhou?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Guangzhou and Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, London, Taipei, Sydney, Beijing, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Vancouver, New Delhi, Toronto, Manchester, Jakarta, Hangzhou, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Chiang Mai.
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 Guangzhou?
The main airport in Guangzhou is Guangzhou Baiyun International. It is also served by Hong Kong International, Guangzhou Baiyun International, Macau International, Shenzhen Bao an International, Zhuhai Jinwan, Huizhou Pingtan, Changzhoudao Airport, Foshan Shadi.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Guangzhou?
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