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Distance between Seoul (GMP) and Shanghai (SHA)

Flight distance from Seoul to Shanghai (Seoul Gimpo International Airport – Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport) is 538 miles / 865 kilometers / 467 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Seoul (GMP) to Shanghai (SHA) is 2059 miles / 3313 kilometers and travel time by car is about 131 hours 29 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seoul to Shanghai.

Shortest flight path between Seoul Gimpo International Airport (GMP) and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA).

How far is Shanghai from Seoul?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seoul and Shanghai. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 537.709 miles
  • 865.359 kilometers
  • 467.256 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 538.172 miles
  • 866.104 kilometers
  • 467.659 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Seoul Gimpo International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: GMP
ICAO Code: RKSS
Coordinates: 37°33′29″N, 126°47′27″E

B Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: SHA
ICAO Code: ZSSS
Coordinates: 31°11′52″N, 121°20′9″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seoul and Shanghai is 1 hour. Shanghai is 1 hour behind Seoul.

Time Difference

Seoul

 KST

Shanghai

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 104 kg (230 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seoul (GMP) → Shanghai (SHA).

Distance:
538
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
538

Round trip?