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

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Train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Shangrao Station Shanghai / ...
  2. Take the train from Shangrao to Sanming Chengdu East

$60 - $80

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Shanghai Metro, train  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the Shanghai Metro from Dapuqiao Station to Zuibachi Park 9
  2. Take the train from Songjiang to Shangrao K79
  3. Take the train from Shangrao to Sanming

$36 - $47

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Train via Wuyishan East  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Wuyishan East Shanghai-Xiamen / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuyishan East to Sanming Chengdu East

$59 - $77

Bus, train  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Taipingyang to Quzhou
  2. Take the train from Quzhou to Jiangshan
  3. Take the train from Jiangshan to Shangrao
  4. Take the train from Shangrao to Sanming

$58 - $67

Drive  •  8h 24m

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Sanming 513.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Sanming  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Sanming (SQJ) PVG - SQJ

$104 - $308

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen, train  •  6h 53m

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

$94 - $186

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou, bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Fuzhou (FOC) SHA - FOC
  2. Take the bus from Lianjiang Minyun Bus Terminal to Sanming

$82 - $264

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Wuyishan, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Wuyishan (WUS) SHA - WUS
  2. Take the train from Wuyishan East to Sanming

$83 - $357

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Quanzhou (JJN) SHA - JJN
  2. Take the train from Jinjiang station to Xiamen North
  3. Take the train from Xiamen North to Sanming

$156 - $292

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Sanming is to Shanghai Metro and train which costs ¥250 - ¥330 and takes 11h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Sanming is to fly which costs ¥700 - ¥2200 and takes 5h 9m.

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The distance between Shanghai and Sanming is 668 km. The road distance is 822.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Sanming without a car is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs ¥410 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Shanghai to Sanming, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Sanming is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs ¥410 - ¥600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥700 - ¥2200 and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Sanming Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Sanming is 822 km. It takes approximately 8h 24m to drive from Shanghai to Sanming.

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Juneyao Airlines offers flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Sanming Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Sanming. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Sanming.
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  • Distance: 417.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

You can take a train from Shanghai to Sanming via Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai Hongqiao Station, and Shangrao in around 5h 47m. Alternatively, Juneyao Airlines flies from Shanghai to Sanming 4 times a week.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Wuyishan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Sanming
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Shangrao Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $45
1st Class Seat
$55 - $70
Business Class Seat
$110 - $140
Train from Shangrao to Sanming
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$40 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $95
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Wuyishan East
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $50
1st Class Seat
$70 - $80
Business Class Seat
$130 - $160
Train from Wuyishan East to Sanming
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $21
1st Class Seat
$28 - $32
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
Train from Quzhou to Jiangshan
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $10
1st Class Seat
$12 - $14
Business Class Seat
$27 - $32
Train from Jiangshan to Shangrao
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $12
1st Class Seat
$15 - $17
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from Xiamen North to Sanming
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $30
1st Class Seat
$41 - $46
Business Class Seat
$80 - $95
Train from Jinjiang station to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $11
1st Class Seat
$12 - $14
Business Class Seat
$28 - $33
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from Dapuqiao Station to Zuibachi Park
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Songjiang to Shangrao
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$23 - $30
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Jinjiang station to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$4 - $7
1st Class Seat
$2 - $4
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Taipingyang to Quzhou
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Lianjiang Minyun Bus Terminal to Sanming
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation

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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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