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 16 min

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

$386 - $1,022

Cheapest option

Fly Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  21 h 9 min

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

$374 - $1,021

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Fly Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong  •  21 h 26 min

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

$382 - $679

Fly Washington Dulles to Hangzhou, train  •  23 h 39 min

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

$726 - $1,847

Fly Washington Dulles to Nantong, bus  •  27 h 52 min

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

$434 - $781

Train to Newark, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) EWR - PVG

$415 - $952

Fly Washington Dulles to Wuxi, train  •  23 h 58 min

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

$577 - $1,937

Train to New York JFK, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) JFK - PVG

$421 - $848

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Shanghai is to fly which costs $380 - $700 and takes 21 h 26 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 9 min.

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The distance between Germantown and Shanghai is 7470 miles.

It takes approximately 21 h 16 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 25 min and has one stopover.

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Shanghai is 13 h ahead of Germantown. It is currently 10:49 AM in Germantown and 10:49 PM in Shanghai.

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

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There are 2148+ hotels available in Shanghai. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Germantown to Shanghai.
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  • Distance: 7469.7 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 16 min

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and six 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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Detroit, Beijing
Ave. Duration
21 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Seattle
Ave. Duration
24 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou via Detroit, Beijing
Ave. Duration
22 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wuxi via Beijing
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wuxi via Detroit, Beijing
Ave. Duration
24 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Beijing
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou via Beijing
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou via Beijing, Xi An
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou via Beijing, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing
Ave. Duration
36 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Beijing
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
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
17 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Chicago O'Hare, Beijing
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Newark
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou via Chicago O'Hare, Beijing
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18 h 59 min
When
Every day
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
20 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wuxi via Beijing
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wuxi via Beijing, Changsha
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wuxi via Beijing, Xi An
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wuxi via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wuxi via Beijing, Taiyuan
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Montreal
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Montreal
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing, Jinan
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Seoul, Beijing
Ave. Duration
24 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $4,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Chicago O'Hare, Beijing
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Toronto, Beijing
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
19 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 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 Seoul
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Seoul
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
20 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Djibouti Air
Website
air-djibouti.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing, Nanchang
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,100
9 Air Co Ltd
Website
9air.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wuxi via Seoul, Dalian
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Seoul
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Wuxi to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
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
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
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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