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There are 8 ways to get from Shanghai to Erenhot by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Jinan West
  2. Take the train from Jinan West to Beijing South
  3. Take the bus from Beijing Xinfadi Bus Terminal to Erenhot

$121 - $136

Cheapest option

Train  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Beijing South Shanghai
  2. Take the train from Beijing Station to Erenhot K23

$72 - $121

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  32 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Datong
  3. Take the train from Datong to Jining South
  4. Take the train from Jining South Station to Erenhot K23

$91 - $100

Drive  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Erenhot 1168.7 miles

$160 - $250

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Ulanqab Airport, train  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Ulanqab Airport (UCB) SHA - UCB
  2. Take the train from Jining South Station to Erenhot

$138 - $439

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Hohhot, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Hohhot (HET) SHA - HET
  2. Take the train from Hohhot East to Jining South
  3. Take the train from Jining South Station to Erenhot

$137 - $678

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot, train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Hohhot (HET) PVG - HET
  2. Take the train from Hohhot East to Jining South
  3. Take the train from Jining South Station to Erenhot

$175 - $436

Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly to Hohhot, train  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Hohhot (HET) HGH - HET
  3. Take the train from Hohhot East to Jining South
  4. Take the train from Jining South Station to Erenhot

$170 - $649

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Erenhot is to bus and train which costs ¥600 - ¥700 and takes 32 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Erenhot is to fly and train which costs ¥950 - ¥4700 and takes 12 h 7 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Erenhot is 1613 km. The road distance is 1870 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Erenhot without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 55 min and costs ¥800 - ¥950.

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It takes approximately 14 h 55 min to get from Shanghai to Erenhot, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Ulanqab Airport Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Erenhot is 1870 km. It takes approximately 19 h 19 min to drive from Shanghai to Erenhot.

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Shandong Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Air China offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Ulanqab Airport Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Erenhot. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18 min and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Erenhot.
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  • Distance: 1008.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Shanghai to Erenhot via Beijing South, Beijing South station, Xidan Station, Xuanwumen Station, Beijing station, and Beijing Station in around 18 h 48 min.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ulanqab Airport via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ulanqab Airport via Qingdao, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ulanqab Airport via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hohhot via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot via Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hohhot via Taiyuan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hohhot via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hohhot via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot via Taiyuan
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot via Taiyuan
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ulanqab Airport via Yinchuan
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hohhot via Beijing Nanyuan
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Station to Jinan West
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $70
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$180 - $220
Train from Jinan West to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $35
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$95 - $110
Train from Shanghai Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$85 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $160
Business Class Seat
$260 - $310
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$23 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $75
1st Class Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Hohhot East to Jining South
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $13
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing Station to Erenhot
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$15 - $20
Hard Sleeper
$28 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$40 - $55
Train from Jining South Station to Erenhot
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$19 - $27
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Hohhot East to Jining South
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$22 - $35
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Datong to Jining South
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$10 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$17 - $22
Train from Hohhot East to Jining South
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $10
Hard Sleeper
$11 - $24
Soft Sleeper
$17 - $23
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hohhot East to Jining South
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$13 - $16
Soft Sleeper
$21 - $27
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Xinfadi Bus Terminal to Erenhot
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Datong
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Shanxi Road Transport
Website
sxtrans.net
Bus from Shanghai to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
sxtrans.net

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