There are 10 ways to get from Shanghai to Great Wall of China by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station station to Beijing South
  2. Take a taxi from Ping'anli Station to Great Wall of China

$116 - $139

Cheapest option

Train China Railways D-Class, bus  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Beijing South Shanghai
  2. Take the bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yanqi Hu

$75 - $139

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Train China Railways G-Class, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Beijing South
  2. Take the bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yanqi Hu

$100 - $123

Drive  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Great Wall of China 796.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Beijing (PEK) SHA - PEK

$104 - $286

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Beijing  •  4 h 42 min

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

$132 - $414

Bus to Nantong, fly to Beijing  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
  2. Fly from Nantong (NTG) to Beijing (PEK) NTG - PEK

$116 - $366

Train to Wuxi, fly to Beijing  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Wuxi
  2. Fly from Wuxi (WUX) to Beijing (PEK) WUX - PEK

$118 - $512

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Nanyuan Apt, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Beijing Nanyuan Apt (NAY) SHA - NAY
  2. Take the bus from Dongzhimen Bus Station to Huairou Beidajie (Huairou North Avenue)

$114 - $317

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Nanyuan Apt, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Beijing Nanyuan Apt (NAY) PVG - NAY
  2. Take the bus from Dongzhimen Bus Station to Huairou Beidajie (Huairou North Avenue)

$122 - $305

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Great Wall of China is to train and bus which costs ¥650 - ¥850 and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Great Wall of China is to fly which costs ¥700 - ¥2000 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Great Wall of China is 1115 km. The road distance is 1274.4 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Great Wall of China without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 55 min and costs ¥750 - ¥950.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Shanghai to Great Wall of China, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Beijing Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Great Wall of China is 1274 km. It takes approximately 13 h 6 min to drive from Shanghai to Great Wall of China.

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Xiamen Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Beijing Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Great Wall of China. Prices start at $26 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 17 min and costs ¥3 - ¥5.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Great Wall of China.
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  • Distance: 696.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Great Wall of China?

China Eastern Airlines, Air China and five other airlines fly from Shanghai to Great Wall of China every 30 minutes.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
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 Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 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 Wuxi to Beijing
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Wuxi to Beijing via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Nanyuan Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Yantai
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
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 Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Weihai
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Wuxi to Beijing
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Nantong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Nantong to Beijing via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Nantong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Wuxi to Beijing
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Wuxi to Beijing via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Nantong to Beijing
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Nanyuan Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Nanyuan Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing via Seoul
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Station 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 Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 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
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $24
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $75
1st Class Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Checi
Website
checi.org
Bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yanqi Hu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
checi.org
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Dongzhimen Bus Station to Huairou Beidajie (Huairou North Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ping'anli Station to Great Wall of China
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
96103 Beijing
Phone
+86 10 96103
Website
96103.cn

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