How to get from Madrid to Shanghai

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from Madrid to Shanghai

You can get from Madrid to Shanghai by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Shanghai on 04 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:50Madrid Barajas Airport17h50 12:40Shanghai Pudong
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12:50Madrid Barajas Airport17h50 12:40Shanghai Pudong
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06:00Madrid Barajas Airport24h40 12:40Shanghai Pudong
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Travel Information to Shanghai from Madrid

distanceDistance6358 miles (10255 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £1, 040 • 15 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 6358 miles (10255 km) to Shanghai from Madrid. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Shanghai.

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Travel to Shanghai easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Shanghai.

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Shanghai, China is: Restricted.

Can I enter China if coming from Spain?

Entry into China is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Shanghai if travelling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • 21-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons

What measures do I need to follow in Shanghai, China due to the pandemic?

All travellers in China must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 29/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Madrid to Shanghai.

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from China is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from China?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of China.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from China?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 01/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Shanghai.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Madrid to Shanghai. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Shanghai. Tickets for a coach cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Shanghai:

A coach is about £1, 040 less than a flight, which costs on average £1, 040 for this route.

A coach is about £1 less than a ferry, which costs on average £1 for this trip.

A coach is £5 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Madrid to Shanghai costing on average £5.

The fastest way to get to Shanghai from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 15 h.

There are alternative travel options to Shanghai that can usually take longer:

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You should expect to travel around 6358 miles (10255 km) from Madrid to Shanghai.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Shanghai:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Shanghai Pudong.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Shanghai:

  • You can go to Shanghai from Madrid by plane with Air France. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £1, 040 with Air France from Madrid to Shanghai on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Shanghai often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Shanghai itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Shanghai and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip to Shanghai from Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £1, 040 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £5 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Madrid and Shanghai online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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