There are 5 ways to get from Shanghai to Kashgar by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Kashi (KHG) SHA - KHG

$324 - $1,505

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Train China Railways T-Class, bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Ürümqi Shanghai
  2. Take the bus from Urumchi South to Kashgar

$92 - $93

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Lanzhou West  •  42 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Xian North
  2. Take the train from Xi'an North to Lanzhou West Station
  3. Take the train from Lanzhou West to Ürümqi South
  4. Take the bus from Urumchi South to Kashgar

$200 - $275

Bus, train  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Kunshan
  2. Take the train from Kunshan to Baoji
  3. Take the train from Baoji to Ürümqi South
  4. Take the bus from Urumchi South to Kashgar

$109 - $138

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Kashgar 3174.6 miles

$450 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Kashgar is to train and bus which costs ¥630 - ¥640 and takes 2 days 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Kashgar is to fly which costs ¥2200 - ¥11000 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Kashgar is 4179 km. The road distance is 5079.4 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Kashgar without a car is to train and bus which takes 42 h 8 min and costs ¥1300 - ¥1900.

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It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to get from Shanghai to Kashgar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Kashi Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Kashgar is 5079 km. It takes approximately 2 days 3 h to drive from Shanghai to Kashgar.

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China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Kashi Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Kashgar. Prices start at $100 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 17 min and costs ¥3 - ¥5.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Kashgar.
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  • Distance: 2611.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 38 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Kashgar, China?

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

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Beijing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Zhengzhou, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Xi An
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Xian North
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $80
1st Class Seat
$85 - $130
Train from Xi'an North to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Lanzhou West to Ürümqi South
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $100
1st Class Seat
$110 - $160
China Railways G-Class
Train from Xi'an North to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $50
1st Class Seat
$65 - $75
Business Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
$48
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunshan to Baoji
Ave. Duration
23 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$27 - $31
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$80 - $90
Train from Baoji to Ürümqi South
Ave. Duration
42 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$38 - $41
Hard Sleeper
$69 - $75
Soft Sleeper
$110 - $120
Bus operators
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Urumchi South to Kashgar
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Kunshan
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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