# How far is Seoul from Shanghai?

The distance between Shanghai (Shanghai Pudong International Airport) and Seoul (Seoul Incheon International Airport) is 510 miles / 820 kilometers / 443 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shanghai (PVG) to Seoul (ICN) is 1465 miles / 2358 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 27 hours 13 minutes.

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## Distance from Shanghai to Seoul

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 509.613 miles
• 820.143 kilometers
• 442.842 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
• 510.209 miles
• 821.102 kilometers
• 443.360 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 Seoul?

The estimated flight time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Seoul Incheon International Airport is 1 hour and 27 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

On average, flying from Shanghai to Seoul generates about 100 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 100 kilograms equals 221 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 Seoul

See the map of the shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN).

## 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 Seoul Incheon International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea
IATA Code: ICN
ICAO Code: RKSI
Coordinates: 37°27′36″N, 126°26′26″E