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

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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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen, bus  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Xiamen (XMN) SHA - XMN
  2. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Fujian Zhangzhou

$74 - $161

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Train  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangzhou Nanjing-Shenzhen / ...

$51 - $98

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Xiamen (XMN) PVG - XMN
  2. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Fujian Zhangzhou

$87 - $179

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou, train  •  5h 15m

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

$138 - $267

Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly to Xiamen, bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Xiamen (XMN) HGH - XMN
  3. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Fujian Zhangzhou

$77 - $252

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou, train  •  5h 45m

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

$116 - $325

Train to Sunan Shuofang, fly to Xiamen, bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Wuxi
  2. Fly from Sunan Shuofang (WUX) to Xiamen (XMN) WUX - XMN
  3. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Fujian Zhangzhou

$104 - $337

Train China Railways G-Class  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Jiaxing South
  2. Take the train from Jiaxing South to Xiamen North
  3. Take the train from Xiamen North to Zhangzhou

$81 - $107

Bus  •  18h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai South Station to Dinghai
  2. Take the bus from Dinghai to Xiamen
  3. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Fujian Zhangzhou

$74 - $76

Drive  •  10h 39m

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Zhangzhou 656.3 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Zhangzhou is to bus which costs ¥510 - ¥530 and takes 18h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Zhangzhou is to fly and bus which costs ¥500 - ¥1200 and takes 4h 29m.

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The distance between Shanghai and Zhangzhou is 834 km. The road distance is 1050.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Zhangzhou without a car is to train which takes 8h 19m and costs ¥550 - ¥750.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Shanghai to Zhangzhou, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Zhangzhou is to train which takes 8h 19m and costs ¥550 - ¥750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥510 - ¥530 and takes 18h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Xiamen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Zhangzhou is 1050 km. It takes approximately 10h 39m to drive from Shanghai to Zhangzhou.

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Shandong Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Xiamen Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Zhangzhou. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Zhangzhou.
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  • Distance: 521.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

You can take a train from Shanghai to Zhangzhou via Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai Hongqiao, Jiaxing South, Jiaxing South, Xiamen North, and Zhangzhou in around 8h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shanghai to Zhangzhou via Dinghai, Xiamen, and Xiamen Hubinnan in around 18h 19m.

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 Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xiamen via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
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 Pudong to Xiamen via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
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 Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Djibouti Air
Website
air-djibouti.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Yangtze River Express
Website
yzr.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Jinjiang to Zhangzhou
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $9
1st Class Seat
$5 - $8
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Jiaxing South
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $9
1st Class Seat
$5 - $8
Train from Xiamen North to Zhangzhou
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$4 - $6
1st Class Seat
$2 - $4
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangzhou
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$70 - $100
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
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $24
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Jiaxing South
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $13
1st Class Seat
$16 - $19
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Jiaxing South to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $80
1st Class Seat
$110 - $130
Business Class Seat
$200 - $240
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$10 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$17 - $22
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$5 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $16
Soft Sleeper
$20 - $26
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $22
Soft Sleeper
$21 - $35
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Fujian Zhangzhou
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai South Station to Dinghai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Zhoushan Transportation
Bus from Dinghai to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
qiche.114huoche.com

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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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