There are 4 ways to get from Shanghai to Bishkek by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Manas  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Manas (FRU) SHA - FRU

$281 - $852

Cheapest option

Fly to Almaty, bus  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Almaty (ALA) SHA - ALA
  2. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$116 - $340

2 alternative options

Train, drive  •  4 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Ürümqi
  2. Take the train from Urumchi to Alma-Ata 1
  3. Take the train from Alma-Ata 1 to Otar
  4. Drive from Otar to Bishkek

Drive  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Bishkek 3195.7 miles

$460 - $700

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Bishkek is 4296 km. The road distance is 5113.2 km.

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It takes approximately 16 h 54 min to get from Shanghai to Bishkek, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Manas Airport. The quickest flight takes 16 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Bishkek is 2 h behind Shanghai. It is currently 5:32 PM in Shanghai and 3:32 PM in Bishkek.

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Bishkek is 5113 km. It takes approximately 2 days 5 h to drive from Shanghai to Bishkek.

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Shanghai Airlines, Uzbekistan, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Manas Airport.

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There are 462+ hotels available in Bishkek. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Bishkek.
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  • Distance: 2684.9 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 54 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan?

China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and six other airlines fly from Shanghai to Bishkek hourly.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Manas via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Manas via Beijing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Manas via Taiyuan, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Manas via Wuhan, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Manas via Xi An, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Manas via Chongqing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Almaty via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Almaty via Beijing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Almaty via Guangzhou Baiyun, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Almaty via Beijing
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Manas via Beijing, Tashkent
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$410 - $850
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Almaty via Xi An
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Train operators
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai Station to Ürümqi
Ave. Duration
44 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$45 - $65
Hard Sleeper
$85 - $110
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $170
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Urumchi to Alma-Ata 1
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Alma-Ata 1 to Otar
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
railways.kz
Bus operators
Sayran bus station
Bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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