There are 7 ways to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Beijing  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Beijing (PEK) PVG - PEK

$103 - $368

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Bus, train  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Jiangsu Suzhou Suzhou
  2. Take the train from Suzhou to Beijing South Shanghai

$64 - $84

5 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Nanyuan Apt  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Beijing Nanyuan Apt (NAY) PVG - NAY

$110 - $282

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Tianjin, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Tianjin (TSN) PVG - TSN
  2. Take the train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South

Bus to Shanghai Hongqiao, fly to Beijing  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport
  2. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Beijing (PEK) SHA - PEK

$85 - $260

Train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing South Shanghai Hongqiao / ...

$90 - $111

Drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City 780.6 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and Forbidden City is 1090 km. The road distance is 1249 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City without a car is to train which takes 6 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Beijing Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City is 1249 km. It takes approximately 12 h 50 min to drive from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City.

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Asiana Airlines, Air China, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Beijing Airport.

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There are 1457+ hotels available in Forbidden City. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City.
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  • Distance: 681.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), China and Forbidden City, China?

China Eastern Airlines, Air China and five other airlines fly from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City hourly. Alternatively, China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Forbidden City hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing via Hefei
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Baotou
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing via Changchun
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing via Hohhot
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Nanyuan Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing via Incheon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tianjin via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $160
Business Class Seat
$260 - $310
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Suzhou to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $70
1st Class Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Shanghai Airport Authority
Bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
shanghaiairport.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Jiangsu Suzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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