Shanghai - Hong Kong Flight: Schedule, Cheap Ticket

Shanghai - Hong Kong Flights

Basic Facts:

 Distance: 1,265 km (786 mi)

 Operated at: Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)/ Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

 Frequency: Around 80 pairs a day

 Flight Time: About 2.5 hours

 Ticket Fare: CNY 1,200 - 2,500 for economy class tickets, about CNY 3,500 - 4,500 for first class tickets in general

Shanghai - Hong Kong Flights FAQs

Q: How long does the flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai take?
A: The flight time from Hong Kong to Shanghai is about 2.5 hours.

Q: How much does the Shanghai (PVG) to Hong Kong (HKG) flight cost?
A: The PVG to HKG flight usually costs CNY 1,200 - 2,500 for an economy class ticket, and the price of the first class ticket is CNY 3,500 - 4,500.

Q: How long is the Hong Kong to Shanghai flight route?
A: The distance of the Hong Kong to Shanghai flight is 1,308 km (813 mi).

Q: Which airlines operate flights from Shanghai to Hong Kong International Airport?
A: China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Air China, Cathay Dragon and Cathay Pacific and many other airlines operate flights from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)/ Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG).

Q: How to find cheap flights from Hong Kong (HKG) to Shanghai (SHA)?
A: The price of the international air tickets change from time to time, so we recommend our passengers to check the price 3 months before departure to increase the opportunity of getting a ticket with high discount. And normally, the tickets of the flights operated late at night or early in the morning enjoy higher discount. In addition, passengers can order the flights operated by no frill airlines, whose tickets are a lot cheaper than tickets sold by other airlines, but the they often don’t provide in-flight meals and the luggage allowance is also very little.

Another option is the combination of high speed trains and flights. Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen will be connected by frequent high speed trains, which make the transfer between the 3 cities very convenient. Passengers can get to Guangzhou or Shenzhen first by high speed train, then take a domestic flight to Shanghai.

Shanghai - Hong Kong Flight vs. Train

The high speed trains operated between Shanghai and Hong Kong are expected to be put into service in September, 2018.
Flight High Speed Train
Duration About 2.5 hours About 8 hours
Frequency About 80 pairs a day 1 pairs a day
Ticket Price CNY 1,200 - 2,500 for economy tickets Less than CNY 1,000 for second class seats
Don’t hesitate to book the air ticket when you find its price around CNY 1,000, it is a real bargain. However, if you fail to find the air ticket with good discount or the price is over your budget, high speed train can be a good choice.

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