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There are 7 ways to get from Singapore to Shanghai by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) SIN - PVG

¥762 - ¥5085

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Fly to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, train  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) SIN - HGH
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao

¥697 - ¥4485

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Fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  9h 59m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) SIN - SHA

¥2212 - ¥3735

Fly to Sunan Shuofang, train  •  9h 57m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Sunan Shuofang (WUX) SIN - WUX
  2. Take the train from Wuxi New District to Shanghai

¥1176 - ¥4714

Fly to Nantong, bus  •  12h 43m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Nantong (NTG) SIN - NTG
  2. Take the bus from Jiangsu Tongzhou to Shanghai Zongzhan

¥1502 - ¥2128

Fly to Ningbo Lishe, train  •  12h 58m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Ningbo Lishe (NGB) SIN - NGB
  2. Take the train from Ningbo to Shanghai Hongqiao

¥1526 - ¥2170

Drive  •  2 days 18h

  1. Drive from Singapore to Shanghai 5477.4 km

¥4500 - ¥6500

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The cheapest way to get from Singapore to Shanghai is to fly and bus which costs $300 - $440 and takes 12h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Singapore to Shanghai is to fly which takes 8h 16m and costs $150 - $1100.

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The distance between Singapore and Shanghai is 3809 km. The road distance is 5477.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 16m to get from Singapore to Shanghai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Singapore to Shanghai is 5477 km. It takes approximately 2 days 18h to drive from Singapore to Shanghai.

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Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, SilkAir and five other airlines offer flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport.

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There are 2783+ hotels available in Shanghai. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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  • Distance: 3808.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 16m

What companies run services between Singapore and Shanghai, China?

Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and six other airlines fly from Singapore to Shanghai 5 times a day.

Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Pudong via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥4400
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥4700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Shenzhen, Jingdezhen
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥4900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sunan Shuofang via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sunan Shuofang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥4900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥5000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥2000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥5500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Haikou
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥3800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥8000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥9000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥3800 - ¥9500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥10000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sunan Shuofang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥4100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥4200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥5500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥8500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Haikou
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥3800
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥5000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sunan Shuofang via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥6500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Xi An
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥5500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥2100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1900
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥4900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥6500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sunan Shuofang via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥6500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥2000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1900
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥5500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sunan Shuofang
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥4600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3900
Shandong Airlines
Website
sda.cn
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥5500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Haikou
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥3800
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Pudong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥5000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥4300
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Nantong via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥2000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1900
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥6000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Shanghai Pudong via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥4600
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1900
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ningbo Lishe via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1900
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥80 - ¥110
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥80 - ¥110
1st Class Seat
¥130 - ¥160
Business Class Seat
¥310 - ¥380
Train from Wuxi New District to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥65 - ¥85
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥65 - ¥85
1st Class Seat
¥100 - ¥130
Business Class Seat
¥250 - ¥310
Train from Ningbo to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥180
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥130 - ¥180
1st Class Seat
¥230 - ¥280
Business Class Seat
¥480 - ¥600
China Railways D-Class
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥65 - ¥130
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥65 - ¥95
1st Class
¥85 - ¥130
Train from Ningbo to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥110 - ¥230
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥110 - ¥160
1st Class
¥160 - ¥230
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Jiangsu Tongzhou to Shanghai Zongzhan
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥56
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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