There are 10 ways to get from Delhi to China by plane, train, car or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly to Hong Kong  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Hong Kong (HKG) DEL - HKG

$199 - $519

Cheapest option

Train, drive, bus  •  3 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Delhi (DLI) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  2. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Nagqu Bus Station
  5. Take the train from Naqu to Shanghai

$134 - $184

8 alternative options

Fly to Guangzhou  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Guangzhou (CAN) DEL - CAN

$182 - $607

Fly to Shanghai Pudong  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) DEL - PVG

$249 - $910

Fly to Beijing  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Beijing (PEK) DEL - PEK

$236 - $377

Fly to Wuhan  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Wuhan (WUH) DEL - WUH

$271 - $803

Fly to Chengdu  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Chengdu (CTU) DEL - CTU

$142 - $753

Train, drive, bus via Zhengzhou  •  3 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Delhi (DLI) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  2. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  4. Take the train from Lhasa to Zhengzhou
  5. Take the train from Zhengzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao

$153 - $235

Train, bus  •  4 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Delhi (DLI) to Raxual Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
  3. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  4. Take the train from Lhasa to Shanghai

$163 - $195

Drive  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Delhi to Shanghai 3778 miles

$600 - $900

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Delhi to China is to train and drive and bus which costs ₹9,000 - ₹13,000 and takes 3 days 23 h.

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The quickest way to get from Delhi to China is to fly which takes 8 h 32 min and costs ₹12,000 - ₹42,000.

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The distance between Delhi and China is 2707 km. The road distance is 6045 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Delhi to China, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Delhi, India and China?

Jet Airways, Air India Limited and six other airlines fly from Delhi to Shenzhen hourly.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Delhi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Delhi to Shanghai Pudong via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Delhi to Beijing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Delhi to Wuhan via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Delhi to Chengdu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Delhi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Delhi to Guangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Delhi to Shanghai Pudong via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Delhi to Beijing via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Delhi to Wuhan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Delhi to Chengdu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Hong Kong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Delhi to Guangzhou via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Delhi to Shanghai Pudong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
Flights from Delhi to Beijing via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Delhi to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Delhi to Hong Kong via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Delhi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,300
Flights from Delhi to Beijing via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Delhi to Wuhan via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Delhi to Chengdu via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Delhi to Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Delhi to Wuhan via Beijing
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Delhi to Chengdu via Beijing
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Delhi to Chengdu via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Delhi to Hong Kong via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Delhi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,300
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Delhi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Delhi to Shanghai Pudong via Seoul
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Delhi to Beijing via Seoul
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Delhi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Delhi to Wuhan via Seoul
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Delhi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Delhi to Wuhan via Singapore
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Delhi to Chengdu via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Delhi to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Delhi (DLI) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
31 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Delhi (DLI) to Raxual Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
irctc.co.in
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lhasa to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
38 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$40 - $60
Hard Sleeper
$100 - $120
Soft Sleeper
$140 - $190
Train from Naqu to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
44 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $70
Hard Sleeper
$110 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$160 - $220
Train from Lhasa to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$50 - $75
Hard Sleeper
$120 - $140
Soft Sleeper
$180 - $230
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhengzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $55
1st Class Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Nagqu Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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