There are 4 ways to get from Shanghai to Xianju by train, bus, car, subway, plane or taxi

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

Train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Linhai D2281

$44 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Xianju

$22

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Xianju 235.1 miles

$30 - $50

Line 2 subway, fly, train, taxi  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Ningbo (NGB) PVG - NGB
  3. Take the train from Ningbo to Linhai
  4. Take a taxi from Linhai to Xianju

$141 - $270

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Shanghai to Xianju once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shanghai to Xianju once daily. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Linhai
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$22 - $30
1st Class Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Ningbo to Linhai
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $14
1st Class Seat
$11 - $16
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Xianju
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Linhai to Xianju
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Xianju is 272 km. The road distance is 376 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Xianju is to bus which costs ¥137 and takes 5 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Xianju is to drive which takes 3 h 57 min and costs ¥210 - ¥310.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shanghai Zongzhan and arriving at Xianju. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Shanghai to Xianju, including transfers.

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