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

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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Fly from Shanghai Pudong  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Hanoi (HAN) PVG - HAN

$180 - $450

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Train China Railways T-Class, bus  •  36 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Nanning T381 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hanoi

$66

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Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Hanoi (HAN) SHA - HAN

$192 - $452

Train, bus via Yueyang East  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yueyang East
  2. Take the train from Yueyang East to Nanning East
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Hanoi

$154 - $184

Train  •  32 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Changsha South
  3. Take the train from Changsha South to Hanoi station

Bus  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai South to Jiangsu Nanjing
  2. Take the bus from Nanjing to Guangzhou
  3. Take the bus from Guangzhou to Ha Noi

$140 - $142

Drive  •  23 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Hanoi 1427.4 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Hanoi is to train and bus which costs ¥455 - ¥456 and takes 36 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Hanoi is to fly which costs ¥1200 - ¥3100 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Shanghai and Hanoi is 1924 km. The road distance is 2283.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Hanoi without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 22 min and costs ¥1000 - ¥1300.

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

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Hanoi is to fly which takes 7 h and costs ¥1200 - ¥3100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 32 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs ¥960 - ¥980 and takes 41 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Hanoi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 35 min.

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Hanoi is 1 h behind Shanghai. It is currently 11:11 PM in Shanghai and 10:11 PM in Hanoi.

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Hanoi is 2284 km. It takes approximately 23 h 47 min to drive from Shanghai to Hanoi.

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China Southern Airlines, Air Macau, Cathay Dragon and three other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Hanoi Airport.

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There are 1667+ hotels available in Hanoi. Prices start at $19 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 Hanoi.
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  • Distance: 1202.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

Vietnam Airlines, China Southern Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Shanghai to Hanoi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Hanoi via Shanghai Hongqiao, Hangzhou East, and Changsha South in around 32 h 49 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hanoi via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hanoi via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hanoi via Macau
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Macau
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hanoi via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hanoi via Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yueyang East
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $80
1st Class Seat
$110 - $130
Business Class Seat
$200 - $240
Train from Yueyang East to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $80
1st Class Seat
$110 - $130
Business Class Seat
$200 - $240
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Hangzhou East to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $75
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$190 - $230
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
train
Train from Changsha South to Hanoi station
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
yunde.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai South to Jiangsu Nanjing
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanjing to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
bus
Bus from Guangzhou to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
21 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$67
Book at
baolau.com

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