There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Nepal 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 Shanghai Hongqiao to Kathmandu  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Kathmandu (KTM) SHA - KTM

$172 - $802

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Lhasa Shanghai-Lhasa
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu

$128 - $148

4 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Kathmandu (KTM) PVG - KTM

$200 - $240

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Bharatpur  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Bharatpur (BHR) SHA - BHR

$261 - $801

Bus  •  3 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
  2. Take the bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Lanzhou
  3. Take the bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu

$244 - $246

Drive  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Kathmandu 3214 miles

$460 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Nepal is to train and bus which costs ¥850 - ¥1000 and takes 2 days 20 h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Nepal is to fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥5500 and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Nepal is 3610 km. The road distance is 5142.4 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from Shanghai to Nepal, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Nepal?

China Southern Airlines, Cathay Dragon and seven other airlines fly from Shanghai to Kathmandu hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shanghai to Kathmandu via Yinchuan Nanmen Station, Lanzhou, Lanzhou, Lhasa, Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station, and Kathmandu in around 3 days 17 h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kathmandu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kathmandu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kathmandu via Nanchang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Liping, Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kathmandu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kathmandu via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kathmandu via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Simrik Airlines
Website
simrikairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Bharatpur via Chengdu, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
16 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Bharatpur via Guangzhou, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Bharatpur via Guangzhou, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Bharatpur via Hong Kong, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Seoul
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $70
Hard Sleeper
$110 - $140
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $220
Bus operators
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shanghai to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com

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