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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Shanghai (PVG)

Flight distance from Beijing to Shanghai (Beijing Capital International Airport – Shanghai Pudong International Airport) is 682 miles / 1098 kilometers / 593 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Beijing (PEK) to Shanghai (PVG) is 775 miles / 1248 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 13 minutes.

Beijing – Shanghai

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682
Miles
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1098
Kilometers
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593
Nautical miles

How far is Shanghai from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 682.278 miles
  • 1098.020 kilometers
  • 592.883 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
  • 683.212 miles
  • 1099.522 kilometers
  • 593.695 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).

How long does it take to fly from Beijing to Shanghai?

Estimated flight time from Beijing Capital International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport is 1 hour 47 minutes.

What is the time difference between Beijing and Shanghai?

There is no time difference between Beijing and Shanghai.

Flight carbon footprint between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)

On average flying from Beijing to Shanghai generates about 123 kg of CO2 per passenger, 123 kilograms is equal to 270 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Beijing to Shanghai

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).

Airport information

Origin Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E
Destination Shanghai Pudong International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E