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Cheap Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeCAN
Destination Airport IATA codeSHA
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time2 hours 22 mins

Helpful Guangzhou to Shanghai (CAN - SHA) Flight Information

Traveling From Guangzhou
Origin Airport IATA Code CAN
Traveling To Shanghai
Destination Airport IATA Code SHA
Number of Airlines Serving 9
Available Airlines
Distance 1202 km
Direct Flight Time 2 15
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai

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

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides crucial info about travelling from Guangzhou to Shanghai in these uncertain times. You'll find everything from flying restrictions to health guidelines, as well as a wealth of other important information you should know about before you plan a flight.

Is there a direct flight between Guangzhou and Shanghai?

Secure a flight with China Southern Airlines or China Eastern Airlines if you want to travel from Guangzhou Airport (CAN-Baiyun Intl.) to Shanghai Airport (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.). Alternatively, you can fly from Guangzhou Airport (CAN-Baiyun Intl.) to Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) using airline carriers like Shanghai Airlines and China Southern Airlines.

How long is a direct flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai?

If you're the sort of traveller who likes to get chummy with their seat mate, you'll have an average of 2 hours and 25 minutes to do so during your nonstop Guangzhou to Shanghai flight. This trip of 746 miles can be as quick as 2 hours and 15 minutes, which is still enough time to make a new pal or two.

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

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Shanghai 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 Guangzhou to Shanghai flights?

Thinking of going to Shanghai from Guangzhou? Here are the most frequently flown routes that'll get you there:

  • Guangzhou Airport to Hongqiao Intl. Airport (SHA) - 280 flights per week
  • CAN to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) - 91 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Guangzhou to Shanghai?

After awesome airline food? Or good service? While you'll find numerous airlines with flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai, booking one of these sought-after air carriers will ensure you start your well-deserved break on the right foot.

  • China Southern Airlines with 456 flights every month.
  • Shanghai Airlines with 334 flights every month.
  • China Eastern Airlines with 304 flights every month.
  • Spring Airlines with 151 flights every month.
  • Juneyao Airlines with 121 flights every month.
  • Hainan Airlines with 91 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Guangzhou to Shanghai?

With around 40 flights operating between Guangzhou and Shanghai every day, it's never too late to arrange a holiday to Shanghai.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines or Air China. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

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 ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai 

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 Guangzhou to Shanghai, 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 Guangzhou to Shanghai is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai  

Every day between Guangzhou and Shanghai, 20 flights from 9 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 KLM, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Delta Air Lines, China Eastern Airlines, Spring Airlines, 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 1202 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Guangzhou to Shanghai — 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 Guangzhou to Shanghai 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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The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong

5 out of 5
Shanghai IFC, 8 Century Ave, Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is £252 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Pudong, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of IFC Mall, Jin Mao Tower and Super Brand Mall. Oriental Pearl Tower and The Bund are also within ...
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W Shanghai - The Bund

W Shanghai - The Bund

5 out of 5
66 Lvshun Road, Shanghai
The price is £235 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Downtown Shanghai, this luxury hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from People's Square, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Oriental Pearl Tower and The Bund. IFC Mall ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Service was unique. Food was great. View beautiful. People were kind."

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019

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Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

5 out of 5
No. 2, Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road, Huang Pu District, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is £238 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
Located in Downtown Shanghai, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Bund and Nanjing Road Shopping District. Yu Garden and People's Square are ...
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Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport

Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport

4 out of 5
1100 Qi Hang Road, Pudong International Airport, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is £78 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
Located in Pudong, this hotel is within 16 miles (25 km) of Shanghai Disneyland©, Shanghai WIld Animal Park and Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. Waigaoqiao ...
3.2/5 (5 reviews)
"Nothing Special and be prepared for the noise of the planes"

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2016

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Sheraton Shanghai Jiading Hotel

Sheraton Shanghai Jiading Hotel

4.5 out of 5
No 66, Jiatang Road, Juyuan New Area, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is £79 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Jiading, this luxury hotel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Qiuxia Garden, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Shanghai International Circuit and Jiading Nanxiang Ancient ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Sehr gute Lage, in wegen Minuten ist man an der Metrostation. Restaurants und Einkaufsmöglichkeiten sind in wenigen Minuten zuereichen"

Reviewed on 8 Jun 2019

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The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan

The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan

5 out of 5
1008 West Beijing Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is £193 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
Located in Jing'an, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Jing'an Temple, People's Square and Nanjing Road Shopping District. Yu Garden and Shanghai Tower ...
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