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There are 12 ways to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong by plane, train, ferry, bus, subway or car

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong  •  5 h 7 min

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

$95 - $336

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Shanghai Metro, train, bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the Shanghai Metro from Dapuqiao Station to Songjiang South Station 9
  2. Take the train from Songjiang South to Shenzhen North
  3. Take the bus from Shenzhen North Station to Yau Ma Tei

$72 - $103

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Shenzhen (SZX) SHA - SZX
  2. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station

$83 - $297

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong  •  5 h 27 min

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

$88 - $344

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Shenzhen (SZX) PVG - SZX
  2. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station

$81 - $305

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau, ferry  •  6 h 53 min

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

$112 - $333

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai Jinwan, line 26 bus, ferry  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Zhuhai Jinwan (ZUH) SHA - ZUH
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Mercado Tamag. Barbosa to Terminal Maritimo de Passageiros da Taipa
  3. Take the ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to HK China Ferry

$105 - $298

Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly to Shenzhen, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Shenzhen (SZX) HGH - SZX
  3. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station

$106 - $408

Train China Railways G-Class  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to West Kowloon Station Shanghai

$111 - $141

Train MTR Intercity  •  19 h 16 min

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

$90 - $130

Bus, train  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Ningbo South
  2. Take the bus from Ningbo South to Shenzhen
  3. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station

$91 - $94

Drive  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Hong Kong 919.3 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong is to Shanghai Metro and train and bus which costs ¥490 - ¥750 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong is to fly which costs ¥650 - ¥2400 and takes 5 h 7 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 three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 16 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Hong Kong is 1226 km. The road distance is 1470.9 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong without a car is to train which takes 9 h 40 min and costs ¥750 - ¥1000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 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 7 min and costs ¥650 - ¥2400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥750 - ¥1000 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Hong Kong Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Hong Kong.
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  • Distance: 766.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

Shanghai Airlines, Cathay Dragon and two other airlines fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong 5 times a day. Alternatively, China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai to Hong Kong once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $140 and the journey takes 8 h 18 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai Jinwan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai Jinwan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai Jinwan via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Sanming
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai Jinwan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuhai Jinwan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $950
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Shenzhen via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
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
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$110 - $140
1st Class Seat
$200 - $230
Business Class Seat
$370 - $430
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
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
Train from Songjiang South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $90
1st Class Seat
$95 - $140
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from Dapuqiao Station to Songjiang South Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Bus operators
Transmac
Website
transmac.com.mo
Bus from Mercado Tamag. Barbosa to Terminal Maritimo de Passageiros da 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 Yau Ma Tei
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
eebus.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Ningbo South
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Ningbo South to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Hong Kong is 1471 km. It takes approximately 15 h 1 min to drive from Shanghai to Hong Kong.

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Shanghai Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Hong Kong and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Hong Kong Airport.

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There are 677+ hotels available in Hong Kong. Prices start at $32 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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