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There are 9 ways to get from Shanghai to Great Wall of China by train, taxi, car, plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Beijing South Shanghai
  2. Take a taxi from Xisi Station to Great Wall of China

$115 - $134

Cheapest option

Train China Railways D-Class, taxi  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Beijing South Shanghai
  2. Take a taxi from Yongfeng South to Great Wall of China

$88 - $115

7 alternative options

Train, taxi via Shanghai Hongqiao  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing South Shanghai Hongqiao / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Yuanmingyuan Park Station to Great Wall of China

$111 - $137

Drive  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Great Wall of China 795.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao  •  4 h 26 min

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

$102 - $283

Fly from Shanghai Pudong  •  4 h 51 min

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

$130 - $411

Bus to Nantong, fly  •  5 h 51 min

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

$115 - $363

Train to Sunan Shuofang, fly  •  5 h 56 min

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

$117 - $509

Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Beijing Capital (PEK) HGH - PEK

$135 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Great Wall of China is to train and taxi which costs ¥600 - ¥800 and takes 13 h 44 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 26 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Great Wall of China is 1114 km. The road distance is 1272.9 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 50 min and costs ¥750 - ¥950.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 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 Capital Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Great Wall of China is 1273 km. It takes approximately 13 h 2 min to drive from Shanghai to Great Wall of China.

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

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There are 82+ hotels available in Great Wall of China. Prices start at $25 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 Great Wall of China.
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  • Distance: 696.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

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

Hainan, China Eastern Airlines and four 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 Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Capital via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Capital via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Nantong to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Nantong to Beijing Capital via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Nantong to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Capital via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Beijing Capital via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
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 Beijing South
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $24
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 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 Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$5 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $16
Soft Sleeper
$20 - $26
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $22
Soft Sleeper
$21 - $35
Bus operators
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
Other operators
Taxi from Xisi Station to Great Wall of China
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
96103 Beijing
Phone
+86 10 96103
Website
96103.cn

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