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There are 7 ways to get from Shanghai to Pangong Tso by plane, taxi, train 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 Ngari, taxi  •  20h 22m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Ngari (NGQ) SHA - NGQ
  2. Take a taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso

Cheapest option

Train to Nanjing, fly to Ngari, taxi  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Nanjing South Station
  2. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Ngari (NGQ) NKG - NGQ
  3. Take a taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso

5 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Ngari, taxi  •  21h 50m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Ngari (NGQ) PVG - NGQ
  2. Take a taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso

Train to Sunan Shuofang, fly to Ngari, taxi  •  21h 15m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Wuxi
  2. Fly from Sunan Shuofang (WUX) to Ngari (NGQ) WUX - NGQ
  3. Take a taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Hotan, drive  •  26h 2m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Hotan (HTN) SHA - HTN
  2. Drive from Hotan to Pangong Tso

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Hotan, drive  •  26h 30m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Hotan (HTN) PVG - HTN
  2. Drive from Hotan to Pangong Tso

Drive  •  2 days 15h

  1. Drive from Shanghai Station to Pangong Tso 5124.9 km
Shanghai → Pangong Tso
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pangong Tso is 120.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Pangong Tso is to train and fly and taxi which costs ¥1700 - ¥3000 and takes 21h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Pangong Tso is to fly and taxi which costs ¥2500 - ¥11000 and takes 20h 22m.

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The distance between Shanghai and Pangong Tso is 3933 km. The road distance is 5124.9 km.

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It takes approximately 20h 22m to get from Shanghai to Pangong Tso, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Ngari Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 45m and has two stopovers.

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Pangong Tso is 2h 30m behind Shanghai. It is currently 10:42 PM in Shanghai and 8:12 PM in Pangong Tso.

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Pangong Tso is 5125 km. It takes approximately 2 days 15h to drive from Shanghai to Pangong Tso.

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Xiamen Airlines, Air China, Shanghai Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Ngari Airport.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 22 min and costs ¥3 - ¥10.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Pangong Tso.
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  • Distance: 3933.2 km
  • Duration: 20h 22m

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Pangong Tso, China?

There is no direct connection from Shanghai to Pangong Tso. However, you can take the line 10 subway to Hongqiao Airport T1, take the walk to Shanghai Hongqiao airport, fly to Ngari, then take the taxi to Pangong Tso. Alternatively, you can take the line 2 subway to Longyang Road, take the walk to Longyang Road, take the Maglev to Pudong International Airport, take the walk to Shanghai Pudong airport, fly to Ngari, then take the taxi to Pangong Tso.

Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Beijing Capital, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥12000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥11000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Tianfu International, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥14000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Tianfu International, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥8000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Zunyi, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Lanzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥7500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Chongqing, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Xining, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥7500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Xi An, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Taiyuan, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Chengdu, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥7000
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Taiyuan, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥4200
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Zunyi, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Tianfu International, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥2300
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥3900
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4000
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Luzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥3900
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Taiyuan, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥4200
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Xining, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hotan via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥7000
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Chengdu, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥10000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥11000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Kunming, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥15000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Zunyi, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Lanzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥7500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Kunming, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥7500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Mianyang, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Taiyuan, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥5500
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Zunyi, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Kunming, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥4200
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Taiyuan, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥4200
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Luzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4000
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥3900
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Xining, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥11000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Kunming, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥7500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Zunyi, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Lanzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥7500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Xi An, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Chengdu, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥7000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Luzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥7000
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Zunyi, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥3900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hotan via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥7000
Zhejiang Loong Airlines
Website
loongair.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥11000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Zunyi, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Lanzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥7500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥5500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Taiyuan, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥5500
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Zunyi, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4100
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Taiyuan, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥4200
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Luzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4000
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥3900
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hotan via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥17000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hotan via Chengdu, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥17000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hotan via Beijing Daxing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥17000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hotan via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥8500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hotan via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥5000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hotan via Beijing Daxing, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥8500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hotan via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥8500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hotan via Guiyang, Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥8500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ngari via Xi An, Kashi
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥17000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Ngari via Xi An, Kashi
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥8500
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Ngari via Xi An, Kashi
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥6500
Flights from Nanjing to Ngari via Xi An, Kashi
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥6500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hotan via Xi An
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥14000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hotan via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥9000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hotan via Xi An
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥7000
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hotan via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥9000
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥70 - ¥90
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥70 - ¥90
1st Class Seat
¥110 - ¥140
Business Class Seat
¥270 - ¥330
Train from Shanghai Station to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥170
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥130 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥210 - ¥260
Business Class Seat
¥460 - ¥550
China Railways D-Class
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥55 - ¥110
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥55 - ¥85
1st Class
¥70 - ¥110
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥45 - ¥150
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥45 - ¥65
Hard Sleeper
¥75 - ¥150
Soft Sleeper
¥140 - ¥200
Other operators
Taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥460

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