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There are 8 ways to get from Germantown to Shanghai by plane, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong  •  21h 30m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) DCA - PVG

¥2608 - ¥7142

Cheapest option

Train, train to Newark, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  22h 56m

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) EWR - PVG

¥2480 - ¥5398

6 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  21h 7m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) IAD - SHA

¥2599 - ¥7144

Fly Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong  •  22h 13m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) IAD - PVG

¥2649 - ¥4694

Bus to Baltimore, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  22h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) BWI - PVG

¥4679 - ¥12119

Fly Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang, train  •  28h 6m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Sunan Shuofang (WUX) IAD - WUX
  2. Take the train from Wuxi to Shanghai

¥4101 - ¥13265

Fly Washington Dulles to Nantong, bus  •  29h 29m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Nantong (NTG) IAD - NTG
  2. Take the bus from Nantong East to Shanghai General

¥3061 - ¥5705

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) JFK - PVG

¥2895 - ¥5878

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Shanghai is to fly which costs $380 - $700 and takes 22h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Germantown to Shanghai is to fly which costs $370 - $1,100 and takes 21h 7m.

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The distance between Germantown and Shanghai is 7470 miles.

It takes approximately 21h 30m to get from Germantown to Shanghai, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 35m and has one stopover.

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Shanghai is 12h ahead of Germantown. It is currently 6:26 AM in Germantown and 6:26 PM in Shanghai.

China Eastern Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport.

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There are 1479+ hotels available in Shanghai. Prices start at ¥265 per night.

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  • Distance: 7469.7 miles
  • Duration: 21h 30m

What companies run services between Germantown, MD, USA and Shanghai, China?

Air Canada, Delta and eight other airlines fly from Germantown to Shanghai hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥20000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
19h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥20000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥12000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Detroit, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥24000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥20000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Seattle
Ave. Duration
21h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥20000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥24000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
18h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥26000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥12000
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥9500
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥11000
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Detroit
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥16000
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥16000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥16000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥11000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Beijing Capital, Hohhot
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥11000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥22000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Beijing Capital, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥19000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥13000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Beijing Capital, Shenyang
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥14000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Beijing Capital, Dalian
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥14000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥13000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Vancouver, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥30000
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
18h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥9000
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥10000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Newark
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥11000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥11000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Chicago O'Hare, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥20000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥20000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥22000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥22000
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥10000
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥10000
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥10000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
20h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Montreal
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥21000
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Montreal
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥9000
Flights from Newark to Shanghai Pudong via Toronto
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥9000
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥13000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Incheon, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥28000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Vancouver, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥30000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥29000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Chicago O'Hare, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥28000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nantong via Detroit, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥33000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥12000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥13000
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥9500
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥12000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥20000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Sunan Shuofang via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥13000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Shanghai Pudong via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
19h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥15000
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥24000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥14000
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥9500
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥13000
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥15000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Washington Dulles to Shanghai Pudong via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥14000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Baltimore to Shanghai Pudong via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥24000
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from New York JFK to Shanghai Pudong via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥13000
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Wuxi to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥120
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥120
1st Class Seat
¥150 - ¥180
Business Class Seat
¥320 - ¥380
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Wuxi to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥45 - ¥65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥45 - ¥65
Hard Sleeper
¥75 - ¥170
Soft Sleeper
¥120 - ¥160
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Wuxi to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥40 - ¥110
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
¥40 - ¥60
Hard Sleeper
¥90 - ¥110
Soft Sleeper
¥140 - ¥190
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥26 - ¥45
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥2400
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
¥850 - ¥1800
First Class Seat
¥1500 - ¥2400
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
¥500 - ¥950
Business Seat
¥700 - ¥1200
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥12 - ¥35
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nantong East to Shanghai General
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥55
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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