There are 12 ways to get from Macau to Shanghai by helicopter, plane, subway, ferry, 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.

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Helicopter to Shenzhen, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the helicopter from Macau Heliport to Shenzhen Heliport
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) SZX - SHA

$826 - $1,036

Cheapest option

Fly Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) ZUH - SHA

$84 - $275

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Fly Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong, line 2 subway  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) ZUH - PVG
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Longyang Road to West Nanjing Road

$87 - $353

Fly Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) MFM - SHA

$91 - $312

Fly Macau to Shanghai Pudong  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) MFM - PVG

$84 - $310

Ferry to Hong Kong, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Macau to Hong Kong Airport Skypier
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) HKG - SHA

$121 - $356

Train, line 2 subway to Guangzhou, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Zhuhai to Nantou
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Guangzhou South to Jiahewanggang
  3. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) CAN - SHA

$113 - $292

Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Zhuhai to Nantou
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shanghai Hongqiao Guangzhou-Shanghai

$111 - $146

Ferry, train China Railways D-Class  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal to Shekou
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Shanghai Hongqiao Shenzhen-Shanghai / ...

$100 - $132

Bus  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhuhai Gongbei to Dongguan
  2. Take the bus from Guangdong Dongguan to Yiwu Binwang
  3. Take the bus from Yiwu to Shanghai Taipingyang

$86

Ferry, train MTR Intercity  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Macau to Kowloon TST
  2. Take the train from Hung Hom Station to Shanghai Station Hung Hom to Shanghai

$113 - $153

Drive  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Macau to Shanghai 969.1 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Macau to Shanghai is to bus which costs $87 and takes 18 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Macau to Shanghai is to helicopter and fly which costs $800 - $1,100 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Macau to Shanghai. However, there are services departing from Zhuhai Gongbei and arriving at Shanghai Taipingyang via Guangdong Dongguan and Yiwu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

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The distance between Macau and Shanghai is 1273 km. The road distance is 1550.5 km.

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The best way to get from Macau to Shanghai without a car is to train which takes 9 h 23 min and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Macau to Shanghai, including transfers.

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Macau to Shanghai bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Zhuhai Gongbei station.

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The best way to get from Macau to Shanghai is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $80 - $280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $150 and takes 9 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs $87 and takes 18 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Shenzhen Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Macau to Shanghai bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Shanghai Taipingyang station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Macau to Shanghai is 1550 km. It takes approximately 15 h 47 min to drive from Macau to Shanghai.

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Shanghai Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Shenzhen Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport.

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Map of how to get from Macau to Shanghai.
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  • Distance: 795.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Macau and Shanghai, China?

Spring Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and four other airlines fly from Macau to Shanghai every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Macau to Shanghai via Nantou, Guangzhou South, and Shanghai Hongqiao in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Hong Kong to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Hong Kong to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong via Haikou
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,700
Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Macau to Shanghai Pudong via Taipei
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Yangtze River Express
Website
yzr.com.cn
Flights from Zhuhai to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhuhai to Nantou
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $8
1st Class Seat
$5 - $7
Train from Shenzhen North to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $95
1st Class Seat
$100 - $150
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $130
1st Class Seat
$180 - $210
Business Class Seat
$330 - $400
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhuhai Gongbei to Dongguan
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangdong Dongguan to Yiwu Binwang
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Yiwu to Shanghai Taipingyang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Hong Kong TurboJET
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Macau to Hong Kong Airport Skypier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal to Shekou
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Macau to Kowloon TST
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Sky Shuttle
Website
skyshuttlehk.com
Helicopter from Macau Heliport to Shenzhen Heliport
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$755
Schedules at
skyshuttlehk.com

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