# How far is Hong Kong from Shanghai?

The distance between Shanghai (Shanghai Pudong International Airport) and Hong Kong (Hong Kong International Airport) is 779 miles / 1254 kilometers / 677 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shanghai (PVG) to Hong Kong (HKG) is 928 miles / 1493 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 17 hours 0 minutes.

779
Miles
1254
Kilometers
677
Nautical miles
1 h 58 min
133 kg

## Distance from Shanghai to Hong Kong

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 779.090 miles
• 1253.823 kilometers
• 677.010 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
• 780.237 miles
• 1255.669 kilometers
• 678.007 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 Hong Kong?

The estimated flight time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Hong Kong International Airport is 1 hour and 58 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

On average, flying from Shanghai to Hong Kong generates about 133 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 133 kilograms equals 293 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 Hong Kong

See the map of the shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Hong Kong International Airport (HKG).

## 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 Hong Kong International Airport
City: Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong
IATA Code: HKG
ICAO Code: VHHH
Coordinates: 22°18′32″N, 113°54′54″E