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Origin Airport IATA CodeSHA
Destination Airport IATA CodeBJS
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time2 hours 30 mins

Helpful Shanghai to Beijing (SHA - BJS) Flight Information

Traveling From Shanghai
Origin Airport IATA Code SHA
Traveling To Beijing
Destination Airport IATA Code BJS
Number of Airlines Serving 4
Available Airlines
Distance 1098 km
Direct Flight Time 2 25
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Shanghai to Beijing

Is it possible to fly from Shanghai to Beijing right now?

Stay informed about present flying restrictions or health advisories by visiting the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is constantly updated with recent developments for your flights from Shanghai to Beijing.

How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Beijing?

Expect to be seated for at least 2 hours and 5 minutes when jetting from Shanghai to Beijing. But this trip of 684 miles generally takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes. Either way, you won't need to stop anywhere, so you'll have extra time to enjoy your break.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Beijing due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Beijing booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Shanghai to Beijing flights?

If you don't know how to travel from Shanghai to Beijing, here are the routes most often flown:

  • PVG to Beijing Airport (PEK-Capital Intl.) - 565 flights per week
  • Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Airport to Beijing Airport (PEK-Capital Intl.) - 300 flights per week
  • Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) to PKX - 71 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Shanghai to Beijing?

Have peace of mind knowing you're on your way to Beijing with a top-notch airline. You'll find quite a few carriers that head there from Shanghai, however here are the six most popular to look into:

  • Air China with 1,596 flights every month.
  • China Eastern Airlines with 795 flights every month.
  • Hainan Airlines with 533 flights every month.
  • Shenzhen Airlines with 273 flights every month.
  • China Express Airlines with 221 flights every month.
  • Sichuan Airlines with 199 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Shanghai to Beijing?

With roughly 81 flights operating between Shanghai and Beijing daily, it's never too late to plan a holiday to Beijing.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Shanghai to Beijing 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Shanghai to Beijing, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Shanghai to Beijing is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Shanghai to Beijing  

Every day between Shanghai and Beijing, 4 flights from 4 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Air New Zealand, Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Air China LTD, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 2hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1098 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Shanghai to Beijing — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Shanghai to Beijing to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from Shanghai to Beijing

The Bulgari Hotel Beijing

The Bulgari Hotel Beijing

5 out of 5
Building 2 Courtyard No. 8 Xin Yuan Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing, Beijing
The price is £391 per night from 25 Jun to 25 Jun
Located in Middle Chaoyang, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Taikoo Li Sanlitun - Shopping & Life Style Centre and Sanlitun. Workers Stadium and ...
The Bulgari Hotel Beijing
Hotel Kapok - Forbidden City

Hotel Kapok - Forbidden City

4 out of 5
16 Donghuamen Street, Beijing, Beijing
The price is £83 per night from 25 Jun to 25 Jun
Located in Downtown Beijing, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Wangfujing Street, Forbidden City and The Palace Museum. Tiananmen and Tiananmen Square ...
3.7/5Good! (9 reviews)
watch out of the drinks !
"Hotel staff were very helpful and sorted out any problem that I may of had very efficiently. One smal problem with a cocktail that I had ordered two nights running. Ordered a champagne cocktail the first night, not cheap by the way, and ordered the same the following night. This time I was by the ..."

Reviewed on 12 Jun 2013

Hotel Kapok - Forbidden City
Hilton Beijing Wangfujing

Hilton Beijing Wangfujing

5 out of 5
8 Wangfujing East Street, Dongcheng, Beijing, Beijing
The price is £111 per night from 20 Jun to 20 Jun
This family-friendly Beijing hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Wangfujing Street, Forbidden City and The Palace Museum. Tiananmen ...
Hilton Beijing Wangfujing

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The Westin Beijing Chaoyang

The Westin Beijing Chaoyang

5 out of 5
7 North Dongsanhuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, Beijing
The price is £111 per night from 25 Jun to 25 Jun
Located in Middle Chaoyang, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of National Agricultural Exhibition Center and China Agricultural Museum. Liangmaqiao Station ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Great Central Hotel, Mostly Black Audi scene!
"Check in Quick, although staff could not find booking, Room as you would expect, v good !"

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2011

The Westin Beijing Chaoyang
Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao

Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao

4 out of 5
1 Chong Wen Men Xi Da Jie, Beijing, Beijing
The price is £51 per night from 20 Jun to 20 Jun
Located in Downtown Beijing, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Wangfujing Street, National Museum of China and Qianmen Street. Tiananmen Square and Beijing ...
4.3/5Excellent! (8 reviews)
Very close to metro and central station
"The hotel is conveniently located being in central Beijing, right outside a metro stop and very close to the main station. The hotel was generally ok - everything was to an acceptable standard but nothing was particularly memorable. Breakfast was packed and it was very difficult to find a table. ..."

Reviewed on 30 Mar 2018

Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao
The St. Regis Beijing

The St. Regis Beijing

5 out of 5
21 Jianquomenwai Street, Beijing, Beijing
The price is £131 per night from 25 Jun to 25 Jun
Located in Beijing Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ancient Observatory and Chang’an Grand Theatre. Silk Street Market ...
The St. Regis Beijing
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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January 2017 to December 2017, 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. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.