# How far is Guangzhou from Shanghai?

The distance between Shanghai (Shanghai Pudong International Airport) and Guangzhou (Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport) is 747 miles / 1202 kilometers / 649 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shanghai (PVG) to Guangzhou (CAN) is 887 miles / 1427 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 16 hours 4 minutes.

747
Miles
1202
Kilometers
649
Nautical miles
1 h 54 min
130 kg

## Distance from Shanghai to Guangzhou

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Shanghai to Guangzhou. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 746.898 miles
• 1202.015 kilometers
• 649.036 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 747.564 miles
• 1203.088 kilometers
• 649.616 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 Shanghai to Guangzhou?

The estimated flight time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is 1 hour and 54 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)

On average, flying from Shanghai to Guangzhou generates about 130 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 130 kilograms equals 286 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shanghai to Guangzhou

See the map of the shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN).

## Airport information

Origin Shanghai Pudong International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E
Destination Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
City: Guangzhou
Country: China
IATA Code: CAN
ICAO Code: ZGGG
Coordinates: 23°23′32″N, 113°17′56″E