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Tips to know when travelling to Shanghai

Travelers usually depart from Vancouver International, Vancouver - Pacific Central, Richmond, BC station, Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre, or Vancouver-Bridgeport when they travel from Vancouver to Shanghai. Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The most popular airlines for this route are Air Canada, Lufthansa, China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, and Hainan Airlines. Vancouver and Shanghai have 138 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting The Bund, Shanghai, China, and Chongming.

Check-in for a flight from Vancouver to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air CanadaACAACYesNo
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
0
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesNo
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYesNo
Hainan AirlinesCHHHUYesNo

China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Vancouver, YVR are not able to enter Mainland China yet.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 7-day quarantine
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Mandatory health monitoring form
  • Mandatory health code application before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Return

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Canada
  • Mandatory contact information form via ArriveCAN for vaccinated travelers
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

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 China in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Vancouver?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Vancouver and Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Dublin, Edmonton, Mexico City, Istanbul, Barcelona, New Delhi, Vienna, Prague, London, Madrid, Tokyo, Cancún, Rome, Milan, Berlin, Sydney, Amsterdam.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, London, Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Manila, Shenzhen, Melbourne, Manchester, Toronto, Guangzhou, Kaohsiung, Beijing, New Delhi, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai, Xiamen.
Which airports are there in Vancouver?
Vancouver is mainly served by Vancouver International. But there are other airports nearby, including Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre.
What airports are near Vancouver?
The main airport in Vancouver is Vancouver International. It is also served by Seattle–Tacoma International, Bellingham International, Paine Field Everett, Victoria International, Abbotsford International, Victoria Inner Harbour SPB, CFB Comox, Powell River, Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base, Nanaimo Harbour.
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 buses and trains depart from Vancouver?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Vancouver, including Skylynx, Greyhound, Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Vancouver and Shanghai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Vancouver and Shanghai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Vancouver and Shanghai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Vancouver and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between Vancouver and Shanghai with Air Canada, Lufthansa, China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Hainan Airlines.
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