There are 10 ways to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha by plane, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Yibin, taxi  •  6 h 38 min

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

$234 - $1,179

Cheapest option

Train  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu East D2208 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chengdu to Emeishan K166 / ...

$102 - $141

8 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu, train  •  9 h 4 min

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

$133 - $312

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Chengdu, train  •  9 h 25 min

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

$151 - $310

Bus to Nantong, fly to Chengdu, train  •  10 h 17 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 to Emeishan

$132 - $224

Train to Wuxi, fly to Chengdu, train  •  10 h 7 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 to Emeishan

$147 - $378

Train to Hangzhou, fly to Chengdu, train  •  10 h 38 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 to Emeishan

$148 - $386

Train via Enshi  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Enshi
  2. Take the train from Enshi to Chengdu
  3. Take the train from Chengdu to Emeishan

$108 - $150

Bus, train  •  44 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Sichuan Chengdu
  3. Take the train from Chengdu to Emeishan

$150 - $159

Drive  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha 1251.1 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Leshan Giant Buddha is 1705 km. The road distance is 2002 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha is to train which costs ¥600 - ¥900 and takes 22 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha is to fly and taxi which takes 6 h 38 min and costs ¥1400 - ¥7500.

It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Shanghai to Leshan Giant Buddha via Shanghai Hongqiao, Enshi, Chengdu, and Emeishan in around 19 h 10 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
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 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 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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yibin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Nantong to Chengdu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 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
2 h 51 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 25 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 31 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
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Hangzhou to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
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 25 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 K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chengdu to Emeishan
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$16 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$25 - $40
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
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Enshi
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $80
1st Class Seat
$85 - $130
Train from Enshi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$27 - $40
1st Class Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Shanxi Road Transport
Website
sxtrans.net
Bus from Shanghai to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
Bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Sichuan Chengdu
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
Other operators
Taxi from Yibin to Leshan Giant Buddha
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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