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There are 5 ways to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) by plane, subway, train or car

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Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Changsha (CSX)

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Train via Shanghai South

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Changsha station

3 alternative options

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Hongqiao Airport Terminal 2 to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Changsha (CSX)

Train

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South

Drive

  1. Drive from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX)

Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Changsha (CSX) flights

The flight time between Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) and Changsha (CSX) is around 1h 59m and covers a distance of around 853 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 45m. Services are operated by China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and others. Typically 78 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
1h 55m
Layover time:
4 min
Total time:
1h 59m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
1h 45m
Flight distance:
853 km
Flights per week:
78
Cheapest price:
¥919
Carbon emissions:
282 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:00
Last flight departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Changsha (CSX) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) is to train via Shanghai South which costs ¥130 - ¥320 and takes 17h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) is to fly which costs ¥900 - ¥2600 and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX). However, there are services departing from Hongqiao Airport T1 and arriving at Changsha Airport via Shanghai Hongqiao and Changshanan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) and Changsha Airport (CSX) is 853 km. The road distance is 1000.9 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs ¥430 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Changsha (CSX), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, depart from Shanghai Hongqiao station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) is to fly which takes 1h 45m and costs ¥900 - ¥2600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥430 - ¥600 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Changsha Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Changsha South station.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX).
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  • Distance: 853.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA), China and Changsha Airport (CSX), China?

China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and three other airlines fly from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) every 2 hours. Alternatively, China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South hourly. Tickets cost ¥410 - ¥550 and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥2100
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1700
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥2000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1700
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥1500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥3100
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥2300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥3400
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥2800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥2000
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥850
Spring Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥460 - ¥1200
Fuzhou Airlines
Website
fuzhou-air.cn
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥310 - ¥2600
Train operators
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from Hongqiao Airport Terminal 2 to Longyang Road
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥3 - ¥10
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥410 - ¥550
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥410 - ¥550
1st Class Seat
¥700 - ¥850
Business Class Seat
¥1300 - ¥1700
China Railways K-Class
Train from Shanghai South to Changsha station
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥110 - ¥280
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥110 - ¥160
Hard sleeper
¥240 - ¥280
Soft sleeper
¥370 - ¥430

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX) is 1001 km. It takes approximately 10h 22m to drive from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Changsha Airport (CSX).

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Sichuan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Changsha Airport.

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