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

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Fly from Shanghai Pudong  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Noi Bai International (HAN) PVG - HAN

$189 - $561

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Train  •  40h 23m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Nanning Shanghai South
  2. Take the train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station

$55 - $111

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Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao  •  8h 37m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Noi Bai International (HAN) SHA - HAN

$121 - $453

Train to Sunan Shuofang, fly  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Wuxi East
  2. Fly from Sunan Shuofang (WUX) to Noi Bai International (HAN) WUX - HAN

$91 - $314

Bus to Nantong, fly  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
  2. Fly from Nantong (NTG) to Noi Bai International (HAN) NTG - HAN

$110 - $178

Train via Hangzhou  •  28h 19m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Kunshan South
  2. Take the train from Kunshan South Station to Hangzhou East
  3. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Nanning East
  4. Take the train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station

$151 - $225

Train via Hengyang  •  41h 17m

  1. Take the train from Songjiang to Hengyang Shanghai North
  2. Take the train from Hengyang to Hanoi Gia Lam Station

Drive  •  23h 23m

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Hanoi Gia Lam 2269.7 km

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Hanoi is to train which costs ¥370 - ¥750 and takes 40h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Hanoi is to fly which costs ¥1200 - ¥3800 and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shanghai to Hanoi station. However, there are services departing from Shanghai and arriving at Hanoi Gia Lam Station via Kunshan South Station, Hangzhou East, Nanning East and Nanning. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 19m.

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The distance between Shanghai and Hanoi is 1924 km. The road distance is 2269.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Hanoi without a car is to train via Hangzhou which takes 28h 19m and costs ¥1000 - ¥1600.

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Shanghai to Hanoi, including transfers.

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Shanghai to Hanoi train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, depart from Shanghai station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Hanoi is to fly which takes 7h 28m and costs ¥1200 - ¥3800. Alternatively, you can train via Hangzhou, which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 28h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Noi Bai International Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 55m.

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Hanoi is 1h behind Shanghai. It is currently 8:56 PM in Shanghai and 7:56 PM in Hanoi.

Map of how to get from Shanghai to Hanoi.
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  • Distance: 1924.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Hanoi, Vietnam?

Vietnam Airlines, Air Macau and four other airlines fly from Shanghai to Hanoi every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai Station to Hanoi Gia Lam via Kunshan South Station, Hangzhou East, Nanning East, and Nanning in around 28h 19m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $410
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Noi Bai International via Macau
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Noi Bai International via Macau
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Noi Bai International via Macau
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $280
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $280
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Noi Bai International via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Noi Bai International via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Nanning
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Noi Bai International via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Nantong to Noi Bai International via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Station to Wuxi East
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $12
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Shanghai to Kunshan South
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $8
1st Class Seat
$9 - $12
Business Class Seat
$27 - $35
Train from Kunshan South Station to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $19
1st Class Seat
$23 - $28
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
Train from Hangzhou East to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $130
1st Class Seat
$170 - $210
Business Class Seat
$320 - $390
China Railways D-Class
Train from Kunshan South to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Book at
baolau.com
Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Hengyang to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
25h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$25 - $40
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $65
Soft Sleeper
$80 - $100
China Railways K-Class
Train from Songjiang to Hengyang
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $25
Hard sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft sleeper
$55 - $70
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Shanghai to Hanoi train services, operated by China Railways, arrive at Hanoi Gia Lam Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Hanoi is 2270 km. It takes approximately 23h 23m to drive from Shanghai to Hanoi.

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Cathay Pacific, Air Macau, Cathay Dragon and three other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Noi Bai International Airport.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 23 min and costs ¥3 - ¥10.

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