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Tips to know when travelling to Tokyo

Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Tokyo. Book your trip to arrive at Narita International, or Haneda. The distance between Shanghai and Tokyo is 1797 km. The most popular airlines for this route are All Nippon Airways, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Asiana Airlines, and Xiamen Airlines. Shanghai and Tokyo have 283 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Tokyo, consider visiting Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Japan, Great Buddha, Japan, Tsukiji Fish Market, Japan, and Toshogu Shrine.

Weekly direct flights

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All Nippon Airways on Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Tokyo

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
All Nippon AirwaysANANHYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Asiana AirlinesAAROZYes
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Tokyo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Tokyo takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Tokyo?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Tokyo is 1797 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Tokyo?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Tokyo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Beijing, Guangzhou, Bangkok, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Taipei, Xi'an, Manila, Singapore, Osaka, Phuket City, Sanya, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Wuhan, Zhangjiajie, Guilin, Xiamen, Los Angeles.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tokyo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tokyo and Seoul, Okinawa Island, Manila, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Osaka, Sapporo, Bangkok, Honolulu, Taipei, New York, San Francisco, San Diego, Denver, Fukuoka, Ho Chi Minh City, Busan, Da Nang, Cebu, Singapore.
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, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Nantong Xingdong, Sunan Shuofang International, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
What airports are near Tokyo?
The main airport in Tokyo is Narita International. It is also served by Shizuoka, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Matsumoto.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Tokyo?
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