There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Yangon by plane, train, taxi, bus, car or ferry

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

Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Yangon (RGN) SHA - RGN

$211 - $652

Cheapest option

Fly from Shanghai Pudong  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Yangon (RGN) PVG - RGN

$149 - $220

4 alternative options

Train, taxi, bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Chuxiong
  3. Take the train from Chuxiong to Lufeng South
  4. Take a taxi from Lufeng South to Kunming West
  5. Take the bus from Kunming West to Ruili
  6. Take the bus from Muse to Yangon

$237 - $305

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai South to Jiangsu Nanjing
  2. Take the bus from Nanjing to Guangzhou
  3. Take the bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming
  4. Take the bus from Kunming West to Ruili
  5. Take the bus from Muse to Yangon

$213 - $220

Train, bus, drive, ferry  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Nanning
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
  3. Drive from Hai Phong to Luang Prabang
  4. Take the ferry from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai
  5. Drive from Huay Xai to Insein Pier
  6. Take the ferry from Insein Pier to Kyee Myindaing

Drive  •  43 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Yangon 2583 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Yangon is 3017 km. The road distance is 4132.9 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to get from Shanghai to Yangon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Yangon is to fly which takes 10 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 days 0 h.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Yangon Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yangon is 1 h 30 min behind Shanghai. It is currently 9:02 PM in Shanghai and 7:32 PM in Yangon.

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Yangon is 4133 km. It takes approximately 43 h 45 min to drive from Shanghai to Yangon.

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Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Myanmar Airways International and five other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Yangon Airport.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Yangon. Prices start at $24 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 Yangon.
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  • Distance: 1885.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 14 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Yangon, Myanmar?

China Southern Airlines, Cathay Dragon and nine other airlines fly from Shanghai to Yangon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shanghai to Yangon via Jiangsu Nanjing, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Guangzhou Municipal, Yunnan Kunming, Kunming West, Ruili, Muse, and Yangon in around 3 days 0 h.

Airlines
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yangon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yangon via Nanning
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yangon via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Liping, Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yangon via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yangon via Beijing
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yangon via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$140 - $170
1st Class Seat
$230 - $270
Business Class Seat
$430 - $550
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming South to Chuxiong
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$10 - $15
Train from Chuxiong to Lufeng South
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $6
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Ruili
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai South to Jiangsu Nanjing
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanjing to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Shwe Mandalar Express
Website
shwemandalarexpress.com
Bus from Muse to Yangon
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Myat Mandalar Tun Express
Website
myatmandalartun.com
Bus from Muse to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
myatmandalartun.com
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
checi.cn
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Ferry operators
Mekong River Cruise
Website
mekongsmilecruise.com
Ferry from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
mekongsmilecruise.com
Yangon Water Bus
Website
yangonwaterbus.com
Ferry from Insein Pier to Kyee Myindaing
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
yangonwaterbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lufeng South to Kunming West
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32

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