Cheap flights from Shanghai to Xi'an

Flights starting at £126. Choose between China Eastern Airlines, Air China, or Hainan Airlines to find the best price.

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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, Hainan Airlines, Shandong Airlines, and Air Jiangxi. Shanghai and Xi'an have 150 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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

China Southern Airlines on Wednesdays, and Sundays.

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

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
Hainan AirlinesCHHHUYes
Shandong AirlinesCDGSCYes
Air JiangxiCJXRYYes

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 Xi'an?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Xi'an takes around 2.6 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 China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Air China.
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, Nantong Xingdong, Sunan Shuofang International, Changzhou Benniu, Ningbo Lishe International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
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, Yuncheng Guangong, Qingyang.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Xi'an?
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