# How far is Beijing from Shanghai?

The distance between Shanghai (Shanghai Pudong International Airport) and Beijing (Beijing Capital International Airport) is 682 miles / 1098 kilometers / 593 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shanghai (PVG) to Beijing (PEK) is 774 miles / 1245 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 17 minutes.

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## Distance from Shanghai to Beijing

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 682.278 miles
• 1098.020 kilometers
• 592.883 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
• 683.212 miles
• 1099.522 kilometers
• 593.695 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 Beijing?

The estimated flight time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport is 1 hour and 47 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)

On average, flying from Shanghai to Beijing generates about 123 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 123 kilograms equals 270 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 Beijing

See the map of the shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).

## 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 Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E