There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Mumbai by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai  •  13 h

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Mumbai (BOM) SHA - BOM

$201 - $382

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Train, bus, drive  •  4 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Lhasa
  2. Take the bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Yadong Xian
  3. Drive from Yadong Xian to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  4. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Lokmanyatilak (LTT)

$131 - $181

4 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Mumbai (BOM) PVG - BOM

$269 - $430

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Pune, bus  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Pune (PNQ) PVG - PNQ
  2. Take the bus from Pimpri-Chinchwad to Dadar

$315 - $920

Train, bus  •  4 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Lhasa
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu
  3. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  4. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Lokmanyatilak (LTT)

$166 - $201

Drive  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Mumbai 4234.6 miles

$650 - $1,000

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Mumbai is 5038 km. The road distance is 6775.4 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h to get from Shanghai to Mumbai, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Mumbai Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Mumbai is 2 h 30 min behind Shanghai. It is currently 11:34 PM in Shanghai and 9:04 PM in Mumbai.

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Mumbai is 6775 km. It takes approximately 3 days 15 h to drive from Shanghai to Mumbai.

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Shanghai Airlines, Hong Kong, Cathay Dragon and four other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Mumbai Airport.

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There are 930+ hotels available in Mumbai. 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 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Mumbai.
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  • Distance: 3148.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Mumbai, India?

Air China, Cathay Dragon and six other airlines fly from Shanghai to Mumbai every 2 hours.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Pune via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Pune via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi, Bhopal
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Pune via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Beijing
Ave. Duration
12 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $70
Hard Sleeper
$110 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $220
Bus operators
MSRTC
Website
msrtc.org.in
Bus from Pimpri-Chinchwad to Dadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
msrtc.org.in
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Yadong Xian
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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