There are 7 ways to get from Shanghai to Handan by train, car, plane, taxi or bus

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Train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Handan East Shanghai - Shijiazhuang 1

$82 - $99

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Zhengzhou (CGO) SHA - CGO
  2. Take the bus from Zhengzhou Airport to Handan

$65 - $335

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Train via Shanghai Hongqiao  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Handan East G1952 / ...

$82 - $119

Drive  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Handan 683 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Handan  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Handan (HDG) PVG - HDG

$94 - $559

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Changzhi, taxi  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Changzhi (CIH) PVG - CIH
  2. Take a taxi from Changzhi to Handan

$219 - $559

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Shijiazhuang, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Shijiazhuang (SJW) SHA - SJW
  2. Take the train from Shijiazhuang to Handan

$106 - $257

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Handan is to train which costs ¥550 - ¥700 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Handan is to fly which costs ¥600 - ¥3900 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Handan is 879 km. The road distance is 1092.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Handan without a car is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs ¥550 - ¥700.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Shanghai to Handan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Handan is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs ¥550 - ¥700. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥600 - ¥3900 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Handan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Handan is 1093 km. It takes approximately 10 h 59 min to drive from Shanghai to Handan.

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China Eastern Airlines offers flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Handan Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Handan. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Handan.
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  • Distance: 549.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai to Handan once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, China Eastern Airlines flies from Shanghai to Handan twice daily.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Handan
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $230
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Handan
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Hebei
Website
hbhk.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhengzhou via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changzhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shijiazhuang via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Handan East
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$75 - $90
1st Class Seat
$130 - $150
Business Class Seat
$240 - $280
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shijiazhuang to Handan
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $35
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Zhengzhou Airport to Handan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Other operators
Taxi from Changzhi to Handan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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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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