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Fares from $245 One Way, $494 Round Trip from Shanghai to Guangzhou

Prices starting at $494 for return flights and $245 for one-way flights to Guangzhou were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou

Origin Airport IATA CodeSHA
Destination Airport IATA CodeCAN
Distance747 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesChina Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Delta Air Lines, China Eastern Airlines, Spring Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival1:25AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival5:55PM UTC

Flights Review

Jul 23, 2019

flight was late, but pleasant

Flying from Shanghai to Guangzhou

Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

If you're looking for flights to Guangzhou, Orbitz.com makes it easy to find the perfect flight to fit your needs. The website searches flight combinations to find you cheap tickets. The Guangzhou International Airport is located on the northern border of Renhe Town, approximately 17 miles from the center of Guangzhou. Over 40 airlines serve the airport, including Shenzhen Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Turkish Airlines and West Air.

Transportation from the Airport

Subway stations are located on the minus-one floor. Subway Line 3 takes you from the airport, directly into downtown Guangzhou. Tickets cost $.31 for the first two miles. After the first two miles, you pay $.15 for every two miles up to six, then $.15 for every three miles up to 14, and $.15 for every four miles after that. Buses also transport passengers into Guangzhou. Tickets cost $.15 to $.30 per ride. If you'd like access to your own vehicle, you can use Orbitz.com to rent a car.

Climate in Guangzhou

The winter temperatures in Guangzhou range from 50 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer temperatures have lows in the mid- to high 70s and highs in the upper 80s to the low 90s. The monsoon season spans from April through September. If you want to make sure you have dry weather during your stay, use Orbitz.com to plan your trip any time from October to March.

Highlights and Attractions

The Chimelong Paradise Amusement Park, Chimelong Water Park and the Xiangjiang Safari Park are popular attractions in the area. Orbitz.com does more than book flights to Guangzhou; the website can also help you purchase tickets to area attractions.

Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou?

With 7 airlines advertising nonstop services from Shanghai Airport (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.) to Guangzhou Airport (CAN-Baiyun Intl.), your memorable vacation is only a few clicks away. See what specials are available with these reputable carriers:

  • China Southern Airlines
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Shanghai Airlines
  • Spring Airlines
  • Juneyao Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou?

It can take just 2 hours and 15 minutes to travel from Shanghai Airport (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.) to Guangzhou Airport (CAN-Baiyun Intl.). Settle in and enjoy the trip, because you'll be walking through arrivals before long.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Guangzhou most frequently?

There are plenty of airlines to choose from when flying between Shanghai to Guangzhou. The following carriers fly this route the most. China Southern Airlines - (CZ) with 364 flights every month China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 304 flights every month Shanghai Airlines - (FM) with 223 flights every month Spring Airlines - (9C) with 121 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 60 flights every month Juneyao Airlines - (HO) with 60 flights every month

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.