Shanghai to Hong Kong flights from £218

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Tips to know when travelling to Hong Kong

Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Hong Kong. The distance between Shanghai and Hong Kong is 1257 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Cathay Pacific, Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Shandong Airlines, and Xiamen Airlines. Shanghai and Hong Kong have 72 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Hong Kong, consider visiting Zhongshan Island, Xiaoguwei, Tsing Yi, Jinshazhou, Haizhu, Tian Tan Buddha, and The Peak, Hong Kong.

Weekly direct flights

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

Cathay Pacific on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Hong Kong Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Cathay PacificCPACXYes
Air ChinaCCACAYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Shandong AirlinesCDGSCYes
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Hong Kong COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Mainland China can enter Hong Kong SAR, but there are restrictions.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test
  • Mandatory 3-day quarantine and testing for travelers
Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Hong Kong SAR
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory health declaration form

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 7-day quarantine
Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

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 Hong Kong in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Hong Kong?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Hong Kong takes around 3.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Hong Kong?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Hong Kong is 1257 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Hong Kong?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Hong Kong. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Hong Kong Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Cathay Pacific.
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, Manila, New Delhi, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from Hong Kong?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Hong Kong and Tokyo, Manila, Singapore, London, Osaka, Seoul, Sapporo, Bangkok, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Cebu, Manchester, Denpasar, Angeles, Hanoi, Iloilo City, Busan, Da Nang.
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, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What airports are near Hong Kong?
The main airport in Hong Kong is Hong Kong International. It is also served by Hong Kong International, Guangzhou Baiyun International, Shenzhen Bao an International, Macau International, Zhuhai Jinwan, Huizhou Pingtan.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Hong Kong?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Shanghai and Hong Kong thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Shanghai and Hong Kong can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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