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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Beijing and Shanghai.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (267 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Shanghai (SHA).