There are 8 ways to get from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai by cable car, plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Cable car, fly to Shanghai Pudong, line 2 subway  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the cable car from Tianmen Mountain Cableway Top Station to Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station
  2. Fly from Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) DYG - PVG
  3. Take the line 2 subway from Longyang Road to West Nanjing Road

$172 - $462

Cheapest option

Train  •  21 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zhangjiajie Station to Hangzhou East Huaihua
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao Station Ningbo / ...

$56 - $69

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Fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) DYG - SHA

$314 - $724

Cable car, fly to Hangzhou, train, line 10 subway  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the cable car from Tianmen Mountain Cableway Top Station to Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station
  2. Fly from Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) to Hangzhou (HGH) DYG - HGH
  3. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
  4. Take the line 10 subway from Shanghai Hongqiao to South Shaanxi Road Station

$136 - $645

Bus, train  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhangjiajie to Changsha Lituo Csxztzjj
  2. Take the train from Changsha South to Shanghai Hongqiao Kunming-Shanghai / ...

$113 - $128

Train China Railways D-Class  •  16 h

  1. Take the train from Zhangjiajie to Yichang East Kunming-Xiangyang / ...
  2. Take the train from Yichang East to Shanghai Hongqiao Yichang-Shanghai 2 / ...

$77 - $102

Bus  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhangjiajie to Wuhan Jinjiadun Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Wuhan to Anqing
  3. Take the bus from Anqing to Shanghai

$93

Drive  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai 855.9 miles

$120 - $180

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The distance between Tianmen Mountain and Shanghai is 1083 km. The road distance is 1369.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai is to fly which takes 7 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 23 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai is 1369 km. It takes approximately 13 h 56 min to drive from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai.

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China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and Shanghai Airlines offer flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport.

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There are 2116+ hotels available in Shanghai. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai.
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  • Distance: 676.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Tianmen Mountain, China and Shanghai, China?

China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tianmen Mountain to Shanghai via Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station, Zhangjiajie, Yichang East, and Shanghai Hongqiao in around 16 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Hongqiao via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Hongqiao via Yantai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Hongqiao via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Hongqiao via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Hongqiao via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Zhangjiajie Hehua to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Train operators
cable car
Cable car from Tianmen Mountain Cableway Top Station to Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
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Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from Longyang Road to West Nanjing Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Subway from Shanghai Hongqiao to South Shaanxi Road Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Changsha South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 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
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Yichang East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhangjiajie to Yichang East
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$18 - $26
Soft Sleeper
$27 - $40
Train from Zhangjiajie Station to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
17 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$24 - $28
Hard Sleeper
$40 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$70 - $80
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhangjiajie to Changsha Lituo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhangjiajie to Wuhan Jinjiadun Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Trip 8080
Website
anqing.trip8080.com
Bus from Wuhan to Anqing
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
anqing.trip8080.com
Bus from Anqing to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
anqing.trip8080.com

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