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There are 8 ways to get from Shanghai to Mumbai by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai  •  13h 25m

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

$201 - $382

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Train, bus, drive  •  4 days 10h

  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)

$134 - $184

6 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai  •  13h 45m

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

$269 - $430

Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly to Mumbai  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Mumbai (BOM) HGH - BOM

$214 - $453

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Pune, bus  •  18h 18m

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

$315 - $920

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Nasik, train  •  26h 40m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Nasik (ISK) PVG - ISK
  2. Take the train from Nasik Road (NK) to Kalyan Junction (KYN)
  3. Take the train from Kalyan Junction (KYN) to Dadar (DR)

$312 - $938

Train, bus  •  4 days 20h

  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)

$169 - $204

Drive  •  3 days 15h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Mumbai 4234.6 miles

$650 - $1,000

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Mumbai is to train and bus and drive which costs ¥900 - ¥1300 and takes 4 days 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Mumbai is to fly which costs ¥1400 - ¥2700 and takes 13h 25m.

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

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It takes approximately 13h 25m 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 10h 40m and has one stopover.

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Mumbai is 2h 30m behind Shanghai. It is currently 11:19 AM in Shanghai and 8:49 AM in Mumbai.

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

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Cathay Dragon, Shanghai Airlines, Jet Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Mumbai Airport.

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There are 997+ 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 18m and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Mumbai.
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  • Distance: 3148.5 miles
  • Duration: 13h 25m

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

Air China, Cathay Dragon and eight other airlines fly from Shanghai to Mumbai hourly.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Mumbai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Pune via Delhi
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Pune via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nasik via Delhi
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Mumbai via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi, Bhopal
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Pune via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Mumbai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Mumbai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Mumbai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Mumbai via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Mumbai via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Mumbai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Air Deccan
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nasik via Delhi, Pune
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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 Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Nasik Road (NK) to Kalyan Junction (KYN)
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kalyan Junction (KYN) to Dadar (DR)
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Lokmanyatilak (LTT)
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Lokmanyatilak (LTT)
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
47h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$50 - $75
Hard Sleeper
$120 - $140
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $230
Bus operators
MSRTC
Website
msrtc.org.in
Bus from Pimpri-Chinchwad to Dadar
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
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
9h
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
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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