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There are 8 ways to get from Germantown to Shanghai by plane, train or bus

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Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong  •  21 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) DCA - PVG

$386 - $1,022

Cheapest option

Train, train to Newark, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) EWR - PVG

$363 - $795

6 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) IAD - SHA

$374 - $1,021

Fly Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) IAD - PVG

$382 - $679

Fly Washington Dulles to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, train  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) IAD - HGH
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao

$726 - $1,842

Fly Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang, train  •  24 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Sunan Shuofang (WUX) IAD - WUX
  2. Take the train from Wuxi to Shanghai

$577 - $1,937

Fly Washington Dulles to Nantong, bus  •  31 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Nantong (NTG) IAD - NTG
  2. Take the bus from Nantong East to Shanghai General

$433 - $780

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) JFK - PVG

$422 - $846

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Shanghai is to fly which costs $380 - $700 and takes 22 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germantown to Shanghai is to fly which costs $370 - $1,100 and takes 21 h 22 min.

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The distance between Germantown and Shanghai is 7470 miles.

It takes approximately 21 h 28 min to get from Germantown to Shanghai, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport. The quickest flight takes 17 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Shanghai is 13 h ahead of Germantown. It is currently 12:32 AM in Germantown and 1:32 PM in Shanghai.

China Eastern Airlines, American Airlines, Air Canada and two other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport.

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There are 1851+ hotels available in Shanghai. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 7469.7 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 28 min

What companies run services between Germantown, MD, USA and Shanghai, China?

Air Canada, Delta and nine other airlines fly from Germantown to Shanghai hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Detroit, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Seattle
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Detroit, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Detroit, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
23 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
18 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
36 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing Capital, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing Capital, Dalian
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via New York JFK, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
32 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Newark
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Chicago O'Hare, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,900
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Beijing Capital, Xi An
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
20 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Montreal
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Montreal
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
29 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Hebei
Website
hbhk.com.cn
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Hong Kong, Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing Capital, Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
32 h 30 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
20 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Ruili Airlines
Website
rlair.net
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing Capital, Shenyang
Ave. Duration
30 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Hong Kong, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing Capital, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Zurich
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$23 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Wuxi to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $24
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Wuxi to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$10 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$17 - $22
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Wuxi to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$5 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $16
Soft Sleeper
$20 - $26
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $140
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nantong East to Shanghai General
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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