The flight distance from Shanghai, China to Guangzhou, China is:

740 miles / 1 190 km

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Flight path from Shanghai, China to Guangzhou, China

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Distance from Shanghai, China to Guangzhou, China

The total distance from Shanghai, China to Guangzhou, China is 740 miles.

This is equivalent to 1 190 kilometers or 643 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Shanghai, China.
It ends in Guangzhou, China.

Your flight direction from Shanghai, China to Guangzhou, China is Southwest (-135 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Shanghai, China to Guangzhou, China. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Shanghai, China

City: Shanghai
Country: China
Category: cities

Guangzhou, China

City: Guangzhou
Region: Guangdong
Country: China
Category: cities

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