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There are 10 ways to get from Putian to Shanghai by bus, plane, train, subway 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 48 min

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

$68 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Take the train from Fuzhou South to Shanghai Hongqiao Shenzhen-Nanjing / ...

$47 - $82

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Train to Quanzhou, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  3 h 55 min

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

$120 - $225

Train to Xiamen, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  4 h 36 min

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

$88 - $184

Bus to Fuzhou, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  5 h 14 min

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

$56 - $296

Train to Xiamen, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  4 h 52 min

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

$101 - $202

Train to Quanzhou, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  4 h 46 min

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

$123 - $333

Train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Putian to Shanghai Hongqiao D3133 / ...

$50 - $86

Bus, train, Shanghai Metro  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Take the train from Fuzhou South to Songjiang South Station
  3. Take the Shanghai Metro from Songjiang South Station to Dapuqiao Station 9

$47 - $73

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Putian to Shanghai 542.6 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Putian to Shanghai is to bus and train and Shanghai Metro which costs ¥330 - ¥550 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Putian to Shanghai is to train and fly which costs ¥800 - ¥1600 and takes 3 h 55 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 57 min and costs ¥340 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 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 15 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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Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines offer flights from Fuzhou Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport.

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There are 1757+ hotels available in Shanghai. Prices start at $39 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 48 min

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Putian to Shanghai every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 19 min. China Railways G-Class also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Pudong via Huai'an
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Xiamen to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Quanzhou to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Putian to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $6
Train from Putian to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $12
1st Class Seat
$8 - $13
Train from Putian to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $55
1st Class Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Fuzhou South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Fuzhou South to Songjiang South Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $75
China Railways G-Class
Train from Putian to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $12
1st Class Seat
$15 - $17
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from Putian to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $17
1st Class Seat
$22 - $25
Business Class Seat
$45 - $55
Train from Putian to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $75
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$190 - $230
Train from Fuzhou South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $70
1st Class Seat
$95 - $110
Business Class Seat
$180 - $220
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from Songjiang South Station to Dapuqiao Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
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

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