Distance from Maceio (BR) to Shanghai (CN)

Name Maceio Shanghai
Country Brazil China
Country ISO codes BR / BRA CN / CHN
Continent South America Asia
Continent code SA AS
DD coordinates -9.512521 / -35.800446 31.230393 / 121.473704
Time zone America/Maceio Asia/Shanghai
Airports 1 2
Straight distance from Maceio to Shanghai is 16648 kilometers (10344 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Maceio from Shanghai, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -9.512521 / -35.800446 and 31.230393 / 121.473704.


When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Maceio (BR) from Shanghai (CN) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Maceio to Shanghai amounts to 16648 km / 10344 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from -9.512521 / -35.800446 and coordinates to 31.230393 / 121.473704.

The flight time of 19 hours, 49 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Maceio (BR) to Shanghai (CN) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are America/Maceio / Asia/Shanghai.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Maceio (BR)
Arrives in Shanghai (CN)
Maceio to Shanghai distance 16648 km / 10344 mil
Avg car duration 184 hours, 58 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 277 hours, 27 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 166 hours, 28 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 18 hours, 29 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Maceio and Shanghai is 16648 kilometers = 10344 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Maceio (-9.512521 / -35.800446) to Shanghai (31.230393 / 121.473704) is 10344 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Shanghai takes approximately 18 hours, 29 minutes.
It will take you about 277 hours, 27 minutes to drive from Maceio, BR to Shanghai, CN, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Shanghai.