There are 10 ways to get from Shanghai to Putian by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuji G7367 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zhuji Station to Putian Shanghai-Xiamen

$63 - $92

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou South Shanghai Hongqiao / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fuzhou Airport to Putian

$48 - $73

8 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai South Bus Station to Huangshan Tunxi SHtunxi
  2. Take the bus from Huangshan Tunxi to Putian

$64 - $65

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Putian 542.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Fuzhou (FOC) SHA - FOC
  2. Take the bus from Fuzhou Airport to Putian

$73 - $249

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Xiamen (XMN) SHA - XMN
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North to Putian

$83 - $182

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Fuzhou, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Fuzhou (FOC) PVG - FOC
  2. Take the bus from Fuzhou Airport to Putian

$66 - $357

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Quanzhou (JJN) SHA - JJN
  2. Take the train from Jinjiang to Putian

$139 - $274

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Xiamen (XMN) PVG - XMN
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North to Putian

$96 - $200

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Quanzhou (JJN) PVG - JJN
  2. Take the train from Jinjiang to Putian

$117 - $332

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Putian is 686 km. The road distance is 868.4 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Putian without a car is to train which takes 7 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Shanghai to Putian, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Putian is to train which takes 7 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Fuzhou Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Putian is 868 km. It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to drive from Shanghai to Putian.

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Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Fuzhou Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Putian. Prices start at $100 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 Putian.
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  • Distance: 428.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Putian, China?

You can take a train from Shanghai to Putian via Shanghai Hongqiao, Zhuji, Zhuji Station, and Putian in around 7 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shanghai to Putian via Huangshan Tunxi and Huangshan Tunxi in around 15 h 3 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuji
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$19 - $22
1st Class Seat
$30 - $34
Business Class Seat
$60 - $70
Train from Zhuji Station to Putian
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$80 - $95
Business Class Seat
$150 - $180
Train from Xiamen North to Putian
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $17
1st Class Seat
$22 - $25
Business Class Seat
$45 - $55
Train from Jinjiang to Putian
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $14
1st Class Seat
$17 - $20
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhuji
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $16
1st Class Seat
$13 - $19
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou South
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $55
1st Class Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Xiamen North to Putian
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $12
1st Class Seat
$8 - $13
Train from Jinjiang to Putian
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $9
1st Class Seat
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Fuzhou Airport Transfer
Phone
0591-96363
Website
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Fuzhou Airport to Putian
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
fuzhouairport.com.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai South Bus Station to Huangshan Tunxi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Wenku Baidu
Website
wenku.baidu.com
Bus from Huangshan Tunxi to Putian
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
wenku.baidu.com

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