There are 10 ways to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Chengdu (CTU) SHA - CTU
  2. Take the train from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Leshan

$120 - $290

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Train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Chengdu East Shanghai - Chengdu East
  2. Take the train from Chengdu South to Leshan Chengdu South / ...

$93 - $120

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Chengdu (CTU) PVG - CTU
  2. Take the train from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Leshan

$138 - $288

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Yibin, taxi  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Yibin (YBP) PVG - YBP
  2. Take a taxi from Yibin to Leshan Giant Buddha

$229 - $1,174

Bus to Nantong, fly to Chengdu, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
  2. Fly from Nantong (NTG) to Chengdu (CTU) NTG - CTU
  3. Take the train from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Leshan

$117 - $200

Train to Wuxi, fly to Chengdu, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Wuxi
  2. Fly from Wuxi (WUX) to Chengdu (CTU) WUX - CTU
  3. Take the train from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Leshan

$134 - $356

Train to Hangzhou, fly to Chengdu, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou (HGH) to Chengdu (CTU) HGH - CTU
  3. Take the train from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Leshan

$117 - $326

Train via Nanjing South  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Nanjing South
  2. Take the train from Nanjing South to Chengdu East
  3. Take the train from Chengdu East Station to Leshan

$104 - $132

Train, bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Deqing
  2. Take the train from Deqing to Chengdu East
  3. Take the bus from Chengdu Chengbei to Leshan Central Bus Station

$111 - $145

Drive  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha 1251.1 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha is to train which costs ¥600 - ¥850 and takes 15 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha is to fly and taxi which costs ¥1500 - ¥8500 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Leshan Giant Buddha is 1705 km. The road distance is 2001.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha without a car is to train which takes 15 h 30 min and costs ¥600 - ¥850.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Chengdu Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha is 2002 km. It takes approximately 20 h 4 min to drive from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha.

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Spring Airlines, Tibet Airlines Corporation, Air China and four other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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  • Distance: 1065.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Leshan Giant Buddha, China?

You can take a train from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha via Chengdu East, Fuqing Road, South Railway Station, Chengdu South, and Leshan in around 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Wuxi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Chengdu
Website
chengduair.cc
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Shangrao Sanqingshan
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Zhejiang Loong Airlines
Website
loongair.cn
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu via Huang Ping
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Djibouti Air
Website
air-djibouti.com
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Leshan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Train from Chengdu South to Leshan
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Train from Chengdu East Station to Leshan
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $24
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
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 Shanghai to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Deqing
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $21
1st Class Seat
$28 - $32
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
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 from Shanghai Station to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
12 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $110
1st Class Seat
$120 - $170
Train from Nanjing South to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
12 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $95
1st Class Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Deqing to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $110
1st Class Seat
$120 - $170
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Chengdu Chengbei to Leshan Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Yibin to Leshan Giant Buddha
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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