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There are 11 ways to get from Shanghai to Zhuzhou by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train China Railways G-Class  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South Shanghai-Guangzhou / ...

$78 - $93

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Train China Railways K-Class  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Zhuzhou K79 / ...

$20 - $24

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Bus, train  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai General to Nantong SHnanto
  2. Take the train from Nantong to Zhuzhou K722

$31 - $35

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Zhuzhou 653 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Changsha (CSX) SHA - CSX

$125 - $236

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Changsha  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Changsha (CSX) PVG - CSX

$98 - $394

Bus to Nantong, fly to Changsha  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
  2. Fly from Nantong (NTG) to Changsha (CSX) NTG - CSX

$83 - $186

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Yichun, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Yichun (YIC) SHA - YIC
  2. Take the train from Yichun to Zhuzhou

$102 - $441

Line 10 subway, train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly to Changsha  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 10 subway from South Shaanxi Road Station to Shanghai Hongqiao
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  3. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Changsha (CSX) HGH - CSX

$83 - $287

Train to Sunan Shuofang, fly to Changsha  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Wuxi
  2. Fly from Sunan Shuofang (WUX) to Changsha (CSX) WUX - CSX

$100 - $332

Train to Ningbo Lishe, fly to Changsha  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ningbo
  2. Fly from Ningbo Lishe (NGB) to Changsha (CSX) NGB - CSX

$87 - $266

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Zhuzhou is to train which costs ¥130 - ¥170 and takes 16 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Zhuzhou is to fly which costs ¥850 - ¥1700 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shanghai South and arriving at Zhuzhou. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 22 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Zhuzhou is 887 km. The road distance is 1044.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Zhuzhou without a car is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs ¥500 - ¥650.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Shanghai to Zhuzhou, including transfers.

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Shanghai to Zhuzhou train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, depart from Shanghai South station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Zhuzhou is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs ¥500 - ¥650. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥850 - ¥1700 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Changsha Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Shanghai to Zhuzhou train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, arrive at Zhuzhou station.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Zhuzhou.
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  • Distance: 554.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai to Zhuzhou hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, Chengdu, Shanghai Airlines and four other airlines fly from Shanghai to Zhuzhou every 2 hours.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Ningbo Lishe to Changsha via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Ningbo Lishe to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Chengdu
Website
chengduair.cc
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Ningbo Lishe to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Ningbo Lishe to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Ningbo Lishe to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Fuzhou Airlines
Website
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Changsha via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Djibouti Air
Website
air-djibouti.com
Flights from Nantong to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yichun
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Zhejiang Loong Airlines
Website
loongair.cn
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Ningbo Lishe to Changsha
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $85
1st Class Seat
$110 - $140
Business Class Seat
$220 - $260
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47 min
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
44 min
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 Ningbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$40 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $95
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai South to Zhuzhou
Ave. Duration
16 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$20 - $24
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $70
Train from Nantong to Zhuzhou
Ave. Duration
18 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$22 - $26
Hard Sleeper
$40 - $50
Soft Sleeper
$65 - $75
Train from Yichun to Zhuzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $22
Soft Sleeper
$22 - $35
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
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
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Subway from South Shaanxi Road Station to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
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 Ningbo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $21
1st Class Seat
$19 - $28
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
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
1 h 31 min
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
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai General to Nantong
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Zhuzhou is 1045 km. It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to drive from Shanghai to Zhuzhou.

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Chengdu, Spring Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Changsha Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Zhuzhou. Prices start at $19 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 ¥3 - ¥4.

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