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There are 9 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  •  7h 23m

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

$118 - $289

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Train China Railways D-Class  •  14h 58m

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

$92 - $119

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu, train  •  7h 48m

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

$136 - $287

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Yibin, taxi  •  6h 55m

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

$228 - $1,174

Bus to Nantong, fly to Chengdu, train  •  8h 48m

  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

$116 - $199

Train to Sunan Shuofang, fly to Chengdu, train  •  9h 8m

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

$133 - $355

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Luzhou, bus  •  9h 47m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Luzhou (LZO) PVG - LZO
  2. Take the bus from Luzhou Bus Terminal to Leshan Central Bus Station

$185 - $1,127

Train China Railways G-Class  •  15h 56m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Suzhou North
  2. Take the train from Suzhou North to Chengdu East
  3. Take the train from Chengdu East Station to Leshan

$135 - $173

Drive  •  20h 4m

  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 14h 58m.

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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 6h 55m.

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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 14h 58m and costs ¥600 - ¥850.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m 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 3h 15m.

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

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

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There are 46+ hotels available in Leshan Giant Buddha. Prices start at $23 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 18m and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha.
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  • Distance: 1065.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 23m

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, Chengdu East Station, and Leshan in around 14h 58m.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Chizhou
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin via Nanning
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Luzhou
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Luzhou via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Luzhou via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Luzhou via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Luzhou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Chizhou
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Chizhou
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Chengdu
Website
chengduair.cc
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Djibouti Air
Website
air-djibouti.com
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Leshan
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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trip.com
Train from Chengdu East Station to Leshan
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Suzhou North
Ave. Duration
24m
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 Suzhou North to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$120 - $150
1st Class Seat
$210 - $250
Business Class Seat
$400 - $470
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$10 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$17 - $22
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$5 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $16
Soft Sleeper
$20 - $26
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $22
Soft Sleeper
$21 - $35
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Station to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
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 Shanghai Hongqiao to Suzhou North
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $7
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Luzhou Bus Terminal to Leshan Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
checi.cn
Other operators
Taxi from Yibin to Leshan Giant Buddha
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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