# How far is Tokyo from Shanghai?

The distance between Shanghai (Shanghai Pudong International Airport) and Tokyo (Narita International Airport) is 1118 miles / 1799 kilometers / 971 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shanghai (PVG) to Tokyo (NRT) is 2539 miles / 4086 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 50 hours 57 minutes.

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1799
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2 h 36 min
158 kg

## Distance from Shanghai to Tokyo

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1117.648 miles
• 1798.680 kilometers
• 971.210 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
• 1115.689 miles
• 1795.527 kilometers
• 969.507 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 Tokyo?

The estimated flight time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Narita International Airport is 2 hours and 36 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Narita International Airport (NRT)

On average, flying from Shanghai to Tokyo generates about 158 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 158 kilograms equals 348 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 Tokyo

See the map of the shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Narita International Airport (NRT).

## 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 Narita International Airport
City: Tokyo
Country: Japan
IATA Code: NRT
ICAO Code: RJAA
Coordinates: 35°45′52″N, 140°23′9″E