There are 7 ways to get from Shanghai to Kashgar by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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 Kashi  •  9 h 43 min

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

$324 - $1,506

Cheapest option

Train China Railways, bus  •  2 days 14 h

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

$99 - $128

5 alternative options

Fly to Shache, taxi  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Shache (QSZ) SHA - QSZ
  2. Take a taxi from Shache to Kashgar

$416 - $1,756

Train, bus  •  2 days 4 h

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

$144 - $186

Train, bus via Hami  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Xining
  2. Take the train from Xining to Hami
  3. Take the bus from Hami to Urumchi South
  4. Take the bus from Urumchi South to Kashgar

$137 - $167

Bus, train  •  3 days 16 h

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

$181 - $199

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Kashgar 3174.6 miles

$450 - $700

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
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Xi An, Korla
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Beijing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shache via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
12 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shache via Beijing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shache via Chengdu, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shache via Turpan, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shache via Xi An, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shache via Zhengzhou, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Shache via Jinan, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
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 Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Xining
Ave. Duration
28 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $50
Hard Sleeper
$75 - $90
Soft Sleeper
$110 - $150
Train from Shanghai to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
12 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$17 - $25
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $75
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xining to Ürümqi South
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $90
1st Class Seat
$95 - $140
Train from Xining to Hami
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Zhengzhou to Ürümqi South
Ave. Duration
34 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yinchuan to Ürümqi South
Ave. Duration
42 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
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
$45
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Trip 8080
Website
wulumuqi.trip8080.com
Bus from Hami to Urumchi South
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
wulumuqi.trip8080.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shanghai to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Other operators
Taxi from Shache to Kashgar
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Kashgar is 4179 km. The road distance is 5079 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Kashgar is to train and bus which costs ¥600 - ¥850 and takes 2 days 14 h.

The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Kashgar is to fly which takes 9 h 43 min and costs ¥2000 - ¥10000.

It takes approximately 9 h 43 min to get from Shanghai to Kashgar, including transfers.