Instant Refundable Recommended
19:34
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
11h 20m ride in train #D905, Sleeper
06:54
+1
IOQ Shenzhen North
Instant Refundable
Instant Refundable Recommended
20:09
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
11h 20m train ride
07:29
+1
IOQ Shenzhen North
Instant Refundable
Instant Refundable Recommended
07:02
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
11h 35m train ride
18:37
IOQ Shenzhen North
Instant Refundable

Shanghai to Shenzhen Schedule

Shanghai to Shenzhen Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU755301:20 - 04:05¥ 1,892
China Railway Second Class Seat 07:02 - 18:37¥ 659
China Railway Second Class Seat 08:49 - 20:39¥ 659
China Railway Second Class Seat 10:28 - 22:08¥ 659
China Railway Hard Seat 13:20 - 08:15¥ 303
Shanghai Airlines Economy #FM84515:15 - 17:40¥ 1,579
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ939016:00 - 18:25¥ 1,867
China Railway Sleeper 19:34 - 06:54¥ 959
Shenzhen Airlines Economy #ZH950621:30 - 00:15¥ 2,707
Dragonair Economy #KA80920:45 - 23:25¥ 3,599
Shanghai Airlines Economy #FM72521:10 - 00:00¥ 2,717
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ356722:15 - 00:50¥ 1,867

Popular Routes in China

How to get from Shanghai to Shenzhen

Travelling between Shanghai and Shenzhen is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you CNY 67,571 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere CNY 296.

How long does it take to get from Shanghai to Shenzhen?

It can take you anywhere between 3 and 19 hours to travel between Shanghai and Shenzhen depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Shanghai and Shenzhen. Flight will bring you to your destination in 2h 5m. Train does a much slower job and take about 18h 55m to reach Shenzhen.

How much does it cost to get from Shanghai to Shenzhen?

Travelling between Shanghai and Shenzhen can be as cheap as CNY 296 if you opt for a China Railway train and as expensive as CNY 67,571 if you buy a Trans North Air flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Shanghai and Shenzhen ?

  • 188 from Shanghai to Shenzhen starting from 01:20 Pu Dong Airport until 22:15 Hongqiao Airport
  • 27 from Shanghai to Shenzhen starting from 07:02 Shanghai Hongqiao until 20:09 Shanghai Hongqiao

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Shanghai to Shenzhen.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Shanghai to Shenzhen, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as CNY 1,580.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Shanghai and Shenzhen

Air China, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Dragonair, Hainan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Trans North Air

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Shanghai to Shenzhen?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with avia remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 1000 decided to fly
  • took a train