There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Shanghai by plane, train, car ferry, car, bus or night bus

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 Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) HND - SHA

$137 - $611

Cheapest option

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) HND - PVG

$125 - $620

5 alternative options

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) NRT - PVG

$172 - $586

Train, car ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the car ferry from Kobe Port Terminal to Shanghai

$303 - $398

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Kobe Port Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Kobe Port Terminal to Shanghai

$237 - $312

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Kobe Port Terminal to Shanghai

$241 - $295

Night bus, train, car ferry  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nara
  2. Take the train from Nara to Bentencho
  3. Take the car ferry from Osaka to Shanghai

$266 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Shanghai is to fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥70000 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Shanghai is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥70000.

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The distance between Tokyo and Shanghai is 1766 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Tokyo to Shanghai, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Shanghai, China?

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and seven other airlines fly from Tokyo to Shanghai every 2 hours.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong via Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Shanghai Pudong via Dalian
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Shanghai Pudong via Busan
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong via Seoul
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Hongqiao via Shungshan
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Train operators
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nara
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
narakotsu.co.jp
Ferry operators
Xin Jian Zhen
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Kobe Port Terminal to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
47 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
$182
1st Class
$228
Special Class
$364
VIP
$910
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Osaka to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
2nd Class B
$182
1st Class
$228
Special Class
$364
VIP
$910

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