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Fares from $236 One Way, $509 Round Trip from Guangzhou to Shanghai

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More About Flying To Shanghai from Guangzhou

Route Information for Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai

Origin Airport IATA CodeCAN
Destination Airport IATA CodeSHA
Distance747 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Juneyao Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Spring Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Air China LTD, Shenzhen Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival12:45AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:20PM UTC

Finding Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai

Guangzhou
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

When you need cheap flights from Guangzhou, you will likely depart from the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. A few of the top companies flying from this airport include Air China, Air France, China United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Tiger Airways. The airport can handle 45 million passengers every year, and it has plans to increase that number to 75 million in the coming years. After you decide where you want to fly, look for cheap airfare through Orbitz.com. With low prices offered every day, you can always save money on your trip.

Parking at the Airport

If you need to drive to the airport, look for one of the two parking lots at the airport. One lot is a covered lot for people who need long-term parking, while the other is an open lot for short-term parking. The lots charge CNY8 to CNY12 per hour, though you can also get discounts for long-term parking.

How to Get There

Those who do not want to drive can get to the airport by using the Guangzhou Metro or by hiring a taxi. The Guangzhou Metro is the city's subway system, which has several stops around the airport. If you take a taxi, you might spend up to an hour in traffic to get to the airport.

Snacks and Meals

When you need to get something to eat, head to the departure hall. Between Gates 17 and 18 is Jinlong Food Street, which offers snacks, meals, and small dishes that you can eat as you walk. This same area is home to several small cafes and other restaurants. Now that you know more about the airport, visit Orbitz.com to book a seat on any of the cheap flights from Guangzhou.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport

If you're searching for discount flights to Shanghai, you'll find what you're looking for at Orbitz.com. The site allows you to compare prices from several airlines at once so that you can find the one that best fits your budget. If you're flying into Shanghai from overseas, you'll be flying into Shanghai Pudong International Airport, the main international airport serving Shanghai and one of the most important hubs in Asia. The other major airport in town, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, serves primarily as a domestic airport for the region. Shanghai Pudong is located about 19 miles from central Shanghai. Airlines from all over the world provide service to the airport, including Air France, Virgin Atlantic and United Airlines.

Transportation at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

There are several ways to get to and from the airport. If you're in a hurry, you can take the Shanghai Maglev Train, which runs between the airport and Longyang Road. This high-speed train runs every 20 minutes, and the trip is eight minutes long. Tickets will cost you $7.80 for a regular one-way ticket. Once you get off at the Longyang stop, you can take the Number 2 subway line to other parts of the city. You can also book a rental car through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Shanghai

Shanghai's average weather is usually described as mild and humid, with four distinct seasons. Summer temperatures can reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and higher. It's usually recommended to visit Shanghai between the months of March and May, when the weather is usually mild and dry with temperatures in the 70s.

Things to Do in Shanghai

When you're in Shanghai, check out Shanghai Circus World, an indoor circus featuring a mix of motorbikes and acrobatics. Architecture buffs should take a moment to see the Bund International Architecture Exhibition, a tour of the best of the city's oldest and newest buildings. Once you book your flights to Shanghai with Orbitz.com, the entire city will be waiting to be explored.

Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai?

There are. And better yet — you have 7 airlines that cruise straight from Guangzhou (CAN-Baiyun Intl.) to Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.) to choose from. Check out which one of these top carriers has the best fares:

  • China Southern Airlines
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Shanghai Airlines
  • Spring Airlines
  • Juneyao Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai?

The trip from Guangzhou to Shanghai can be as quick as 2 hours and 15 minutes. With a leisurely flight time like this, why not book a spur-of-the-moment getaway?

What airlines fly from Guangzhou (and vicinity) to Shanghai (and vicinity) most frequently?

We've come up with a list of the airlines that fly most frequently from Guangzhou Airport (CAN-Baiyun Intl.) to Shanghai Airport (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.). You're sure to find one that matches your plans: China Southern Airlines - (CZ) with 375 flights every month China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 292 flights every month Shanghai Airlines - (FM) with 212 flights every month Spring Airlines - (9C) with 111 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 78 flights every month Juneyao Airlines - (HO) with 40 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Shanghai?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Shanghai have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Shanghai with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Shanghai without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.