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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Shanghai (SHA)

Flight distance from Beijing to Shanghai (Beijing Capital International Airport – Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport) is 668 miles / 1075 kilometers / 580 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Beijing (PEK) to Shanghai (SHA) is 757 miles / 1219 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 57 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA).

How far is Shanghai from Beijing?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 667.912 miles
  • 1074.901 kilometers
  • 580.400 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
  • 668.898 miles
  • 1076.487 kilometers
  • 581.257 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 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

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

There is no time difference between Beijing and Shanghai.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Shanghai

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (267 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Shanghai (SHA).

Distance:
668
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
668

Round trip?