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There are 7 ways to get from Shanghai to Kashgar by plane, 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 from Shanghai Hongqiao  •  10h 1m

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

$313 - $1,005

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Train #2  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Lanzhou Shanghai-Lhasa / ...
  2. Take the train from Lanzhou to Kashgar Xi'an / ...

$74 - $112

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Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Kashi (KHG) HGH - KHG

$296 - $1,326

Train via Lanzhou West Station  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi'an North
  2. Take the train from Xi'an North to Lanzhou West Station
  3. Take the train from Lanzhou West Station to Kashgar

$165 - $213

Train  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Xian North Shanghai
  2. Take the train from Xian to Kashgar Xi'an

$120 - $141

Train, bus  •  2 days 13h

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

$94 - $147

Drive  •  2 days 3h

  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 which costs ¥500 - ¥800 and takes 2 days 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Kashgar is to fly which costs ¥2100 - ¥7000 and takes 10h 1m.

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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 which takes 2 days 2h and costs ¥1100 - ¥1500.

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It takes approximately 10h 1m to get from Shanghai to Kashgar, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Kashgar is to fly which takes 10h 1m and costs ¥2100 - ¥7000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥1100 - ¥1500 and takes 2 days 2h.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Kashi Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Hainan, Urumqi Airlines Co, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Kashi Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Kashgar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Kashgar.
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  • Distance: 2611.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 1m

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

China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and six other airlines fly from Shanghai to Kashgar hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Kashgar via Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai Hongqiao, Xi'an North, Lanzhou West Station, and Kashgar in around 2 days 2h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Zhengzhou, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Kashi via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Kashi via Zhengzhou, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Kashi via Xi An, Korla
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Kashi via Beijing Capital, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Kashi via Chongqing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Kashi via Xi An, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Xi An
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Changsha, Xi An
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,500
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Kashi via Xi An
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Urumqi Airlines Co
Website
urumqi-air.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kashi via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Kashi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $180
Business Class Seat
$280 - $340
Train from Xi'an North to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Xi'an North to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Shanghai to Xian North
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $80
1st Class Seat
$90 - $130
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lanzhou West Station to Kashgar
Ave. Duration
38h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47 - $49
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$47 - $49
Hard Sleeper
$85 - $90
Soft Sleeper
$135 - $145
Train from Xian to Kashgar
Ave. Duration
46h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$56 - $57
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$56 - $57
Hard Sleeper
$101 - $105
Soft Sleeper
$160 - $170
Train from Shanghai to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
28h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33 - $36
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$33 - $36
Hard Sleeper
$61 - $67
Soft Sleeper
$95 - $110
Train from Lanzhou to Kashgar
Ave. Duration
38h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47 - $49
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$47 - $49
Hard Sleeper
$86 - $90
Soft Sleeper
$135 - $145
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai to Hami
Ave. Duration
39h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$35 - $55
Hard Sleeper
$75 - $95
Soft Sleeper
$110 - $150
Train from Shanghai to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
24h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$25 - $40
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $100
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
22h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$27 - $40
Hard Sleeper
$60 - $80
Soft Sleeper
$95 - $120
Bus operators
Trip 8080
Website
wulumuqi.trip8080.com
Bus from Hami to Urumchi South
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
wulumuqi.trip8080.com
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Urumchi South to Kashgar
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18m and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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