There are 8 ways to get from Putian to Shanghai by bus, plane, train 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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Bus to Fuzhou, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Fuzhou (FOC) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) FOC - SHA

$69 - $239

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Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Putian to Shanghai Hongqiao Shenzhen-Nanjing

$43 - $74

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Train to Quanzhou, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Putian to Quanzhou
  2. Fly from Quanzhou (JJN) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) JJN - SHA

$111 - $209

Bus to Fuzhou, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Fuzhou (FOC) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) FOC - PVG

$77 - $207

Train to Quanzhou, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Putian to Quanzhou
  2. Fly from Quanzhou (JJN) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) JJN - PVG

$114 - $317

Train to Xiamen, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Putian to Xiamen North
  2. Fly from Xiamen (XMN) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) XMN - SHA

$80 - $169

Bus, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Take the bus from Fuzhou Airport to Fuzhou North Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Fuzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao

$68 - $83

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Putian to Shanghai 542.6 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Putian to Shanghai is to train which costs ¥290 - ¥550 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Putian to Shanghai is to train and fly which costs ¥750 - ¥1500 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Putian and Shanghai is 686 km. The road distance is 868.1 km.

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The best way to get from Putian to Shanghai without a car is to train which takes 7 h 29 min and costs ¥290 - ¥550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Putian to Shanghai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fuzhou Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Putian to Shanghai is 868 km. It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to drive from Putian to Shanghai.

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China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Xiamen Airlines offer flights from Fuzhou Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao 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 Putian to Shanghai.
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  • Distance: 428.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Putian, China and Shanghai, China?

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Putian to Shanghai twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 7 h 7 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Fuzhou Airlines
Website
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Djibouti Air
Website
air-djibouti.com
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Putian to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $7
Train from Putian to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $13
Train from Putian to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $55
1st Class Seat
$60 - $85
China Railways G-Class
Train from Fuzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $210
Bus operators
Fuzhou Airport Transfer
Phone
0591-96363
Website
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Fuzhou Airport to Fuzhou North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
fuzhouairport.com.cn

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