There are 11 ways to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong by plane, bus, ferry, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Hong Kong (HKG) SHA - HKG

$97 - $336

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen North Nanjing-Shenzhen / ...
  2. Take the bus from Shenzhen North Station to Causeway Bay

$72 - $107

9 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Hong Kong (HKG) PVG - HKG

$90 - $344

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX) SHA - SZX
  2. Take the bus from Shenzhen Bao'an Airport to Causeway Bay Times Square

$79 - $298

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Shenzhen (SZX) PVG - SZX
  2. Take the bus from Shenzhen Bao'an Airport to Causeway Bay Times Square

$77 - $306

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai, line 26 bus, ferry  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Zhuhai (ZUH) SHA - ZUH
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Mercado Tamag. Barbosa to Terminal Maritimo de Passageiros da Taipa, 北安圓形地 Rotunda de Pac On, 新城 E2 區 Zona E2, 氹仔東北 Zona de Nordeste da Taipa, 嘉模堂區 Nossa Senhora do Carmo, 氹仔 Taipa
  3. Take the ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to HK Macau Ferry

$106 - $298

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau, ferry  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Macau (MFM) SHA - MFM
  2. Take the ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to HK Macau Ferry

$113 - $333

Train China Railways G-Class  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Guangzhou South Shanghai-Guangzhou
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North G280 / ...

$117 - $153

Train MTR Intercity  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Hung Hom Station Shanghai

$90 - $130

Bus  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai South to Yuyao
  2. Take the bus from Yuyao to Ningbo South
  3. Take the bus from Ningbo South to Shenzhen

$88 - $91

Drive  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Hong Kong 921.9 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong is to bus which costs ¥600 - ¥630 and takes 20 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong is to fly which costs ¥650 - ¥2300 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shanghai Station station and arriving at Hung Hom Station station. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 19 h 16 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Hong Kong is 1229 km. The road distance is 1475 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong without a car is to train which takes 10 h 38 min and costs ¥800 - ¥1100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong, including transfers.

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Shanghai to Hong Kong train services, operated by MTR Intercity, arrive at Shanghai Station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs ¥650 - ¥2300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥800 - ¥1100 and takes 10 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs ¥600 - ¥630 and takes 20 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong.
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  • Distance: 768 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Hong Kong?

Shanghai Airlines, Hong Kong and three other airlines fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Hong Kong via Shanghai Hongqiao, Guangzhou South, Shenzhen North, Futian Checkpoint, and Lok Ma Chau Station in around 10 h 38 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Shantou
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai via Shantou
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Nanchang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Sanming
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Nanchang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Nanchang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $130
1st Class Seat
$180 - $210
Business Class Seat
$330 - $400
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $95
1st Class Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Shenzhen Bao'an Airport to Causeway Bay Times Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
Transmac
Website
transmac.com.mo
Bus from Mercado Tamag. Barbosa to Terminal Maritimo de Passageiros da Taipa, 北安圓形地 Rotunda de Pac On, 新城 E2 區 Zona E2, 氹仔東北 Zona de Nordeste da Taipa, 嘉模堂區 Nossa Senhora do Carmo, 氹仔 Taipa
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
transmac.com.mo
EE Bus
Website
eebus.com
Bus from Shenzhen North Station to Causeway Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
eebus.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai South to Yuyao
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Yuyao to Ningbo South
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Ningbo South to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
Cotai Water Jet

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