Shanghai - Guangzhou Flights

Shanghai - Guangzhou Flights

Basic Facts:

 Distance: 1,308 km (813 mi)

 Operated at: Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)/ Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)

 Frequency: About 40 pairs a day

 Flight Time: Around 2H25M to 2H45M

 Ticket Fare: CNY 1,450 for full economy class tickets, CNY 5,920 for full first class tickets


Shanghai - Guangzhou Flights Schedule

Flight No. Departure Arrival
HO1077 07:40 from Hongqiao Airport 10:10
FM9309 10:30 from Hongqiao Airport 13:05
CA1837 12:35 from Hongqiao Airport 15:00
MU5309 15:00 from Hongqiao Airport 17:35
MF1535 21:50 from Hongqiao Airport 00:35 next day
Over 40 departures from 08:30 to 21:50; duration is 2H25M to 2H45M.

Guangzhou - Shanghai Flights Schedule 

Flight No. Departure Arrival
9C8930 06:45 09:00 at Hongqiao Airport
CZ3531 10:00 12:10 at Hongqiao Airport
CZ3525 13:00 15:10 at Hongqiao Airport
CA1829 16:20 18:10 at Hongqiao Airport
MF1544 20:00 22:10 at Hongqiao Airport
Over 40 departures from 06:45 to 22:10; duration is 2H10M to 2H15M.

Shanghai - Guangzhou Flights FAQs

Q: How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Guangzhou by flight?
A: The Shanghai to Guangzhou flight time is about 2.5 hours.

Q: How many direct flights to Shanghai are in service from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) every day?
A: The number of direct flights to Shanghai from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is around 42 every day.

Q: What is the distance of the Guangzhou to Shanghai flights?
A: The flying distance of the Guangzhou to Shanghai flights is 1,308 km (813 mi).

Q: How much does the Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) flight cost?
A: The full price of the economy class ticket of PVG - CAN flights is CNY 1.450. During public holidays and festivals like the Chinese New Year, the air tickets are usually sold at full price. In high season from April to October, the air tickets normally enjoy a 20% - 40% off discount; in low season from November to next March, the air tickets normally enjoy a 30% - 60% off discount.

Q: How to find cheap flights from Guangzhou (CAN) to Shanghai (PVG or SHA)?
A: Usually, if you want to get a cheap flight to Guangzhou, you should better check the air ticket prices 3 months before departure, and make a reservation when attractive discounts pop up. Also, if you don’t have high demand about the services on the planes, you can book tickets from low-cost airlines, but do pay attention to the exact luggage allowance, because the charge of the excess luggage is very costly.

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- Last updated on Mar. 11, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Shanghai - Guangzhou Flights
Asked by William Legin from USA | Dec. 21, 2015 20:02Reply
What is the best conection between New York City (JFK) and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
How long is the flight?
How many flights are weekly?
What is the best price for round trip?
Answers (1)
Answered by Wally | Dec. 21, 2015 23:41

What is the date for the trip? I think there is a direct flight CZ300 to Guangzhou and need about 16 hours. You are also able to connect at city like Shanghai, Los Angeles or Moscow etc. The price also depends on your date. As i can see, the price sometimes may around USD1,000 to 1,200 for around trip.
Asked by Kevin from MALAYSIA | Dec. 21, 2011 03:18Reply
What is the faster transport I can get from Hangzhou to Shanghai?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr. Dobie | Dec. 22, 2011 03:36

The fastest way is to take a high speed train directly, which just costs around 1hr. And there are many high-speed trains operating on the route.
Asked by abdul rasid from MALAYSIA | Jul. 11, 2011 09:31Reply
How do l travel from Kuala Lumpur to Zhengzhou
which is the best city that l can get a transit
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr. Lan | Jul. 12, 2011 04:34

One flight MU540 of China Eastern Airlines is available daily from Kuala Lumpur to Zhengzhou, departing at 01:50 and reaching Zhengzhou at 10:40. Or, you could reach Guangzhou first and then to Zhengzhou.
Asked by abdul rasid from MALAYSIA | Jul. 11, 2011 09:28Reply
How do l get to Zhengzhou from Kuala Lumpur
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr. Lan | Jul. 12, 2011 04:33

You could take the flight MU540 to Zhengzhou directly or transfer at Guangzhou. And several direct flights are operating everyday.
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