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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Xi'an. The distance between Shanghai and Xi'an is 1274 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Air China, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, and Shanghai Airlines. Shanghai and Xi'an have 285 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Direct flights36455045-5851
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China Southern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

Hainan Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

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

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Xi'an

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Air ChinaCCACAYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYes
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Xi'an?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Xi'an takes around 2.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Xi'an?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Xi'an is 1274 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Xi'an?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Xi'an. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air China, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Southern 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 Xi'an?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Xi'an and Singapore, Taipei, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, London, Beijing, Manchester, Guilin, Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Manila, Brisbane, New Delhi, Edinburgh, Dublin, Zhangjiajie, Malta, Johor Bahru.
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 Xi'an?
The main airport in Xi'an is Xiguan Airport. It is also served by Xi an Xianyang International, Hanzhong Xiguan, Qingyang, Yuncheng Guangong.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Xi'an?
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