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There are 7 ways to get from Hanoi to Shanghai by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) HAN - PVG

$180 - $451

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  35 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning China
  2. Take the train from Nanning to Shanghai South Kunming

$56 - $92

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Fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) HAN - SHA

$192 - $453

Fly to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) HAN - HGH
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao

$204 - $414

Fly to Sunan Shuofang, train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Sunan Shuofang (WUX) HAN - WUX
  2. Take the train from Wuxi to Shanghai

$205 - $569

Train  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Guilin station
  2. Take the train from Guilin Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station Nanning-Shanghai

$116 - $142

Drive  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Shanghai 1430.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Shanghai is to bus and train which costs $55 - $95 and takes 35 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Shanghai is to fly which costs $180 - $460 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Hanoi and Shanghai is 1924 km. The road distance is 2288.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Shanghai without a car is to train which takes 26 h 50 min and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Hanoi to Shanghai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Shanghai is to fly which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $180 - $460. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $150 and takes 26 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Shanghai is 1 h ahead of Hanoi. It is currently 2:30 AM in Hanoi and 3:30 AM in Shanghai.

Yes, the driving distance between Hanoi to Shanghai is 2288 km. It takes approximately 24 h 6 min to drive from Hanoi to Shanghai.

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Vietnam Airlines, Cathay Dragon, China Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Noi Bai International Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport.

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  • Distance: 1202.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Hanoi, Vietnam and Shanghai, China?

Vietnam Airlines, Cathay Dragon and two other airlines fly from Hanoi to Shanghai every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hanoi to Shanghai via Guilin Station, Shanghai Hongqiao Station, and Shanghai Hongqiao in around 26 h 50 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Pudong via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Hongqiao via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Guangzhou Baiyun, Meixian
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Guangzhou Baiyun, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sunan Shuofang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sunan Shuofang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sunan Shuofang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Danang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Pudong via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sunan Shuofang via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sunan Shuofang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Pudong via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sunan Shuofang via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Taichung
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $700
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sunan Shuofang via Taichung
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $750
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sunan Shuofang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
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
Train from Guilin Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $120
1st Class Seat
$170 - $190
Business Class Seat
$310 - $370
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
Train from Nanning to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
26 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$24 - $35
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $95
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Guilin station
Ave. Duration
15 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning China
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn

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