There are 10 ways to get from Shanghai to Sikkim by plane, car, taxi, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Xigaze/Rikaze, drive  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Xigaze/Rikaze (RKZ) SHA - RKZ
  2. Drive from Xigaze/Rikaze to Chungthang

$345 - $1,971

Cheapest option

Train China Railways Z-Class, bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Lhasa Shanghai-Lhasa
  2. Take the bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Yadong Xian

$84 - $110

8 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Bagdogra, taxi  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Bagdogra (IXB) PVG - IXB
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Jorethang

$400 - $1,135

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Bagdogra, taxi  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Bagdogra (IXB) SHA - IXB
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Jorethang

$372 - $1,127

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Bhadrapur, drive  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Bhadrapur (BDP) SHA - BDP
  2. Drive from Bhadrapur to Jorethang

$300 - $966

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa, bus  •  21 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Lhasa (LXA) SHA - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
  3. Take the bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Yadong Xian

$518 - $2,060

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa, bus  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Lhasa (LXA) PVG - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
  3. Take the bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Yadong Xian

$506 - $2,068

Train, bus via Chengdu Station  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu Station
  2. Take the bus from Chengdu to Lhasa
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Yadong Xian

$170 - $227

Bus  •  3 days 7 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 Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Yadong Xian

$193 - $200

Drive  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Gangtok 2942.3 miles

$470 - $700

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Sikkim is 3202 km. The road distance is 4707.6 km.

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It takes approximately 24 h 38 min to get from Shanghai to Sikkim, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Xigaze/Rikaze Airport. The quickest flight takes 17 h and has one stopover.

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Sikkim is 2 h 30 min behind Shanghai. It is currently 4:52 AM in Shanghai and 2:22 AM in Sikkim.

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Sikkim is 4708 km. It takes approximately 2 days 8 h to drive from Shanghai to Sikkim.

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Shandong Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Xigaze/Rikaze Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Sikkim. Prices start at $18 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 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Sikkim.
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  • Distance: 2001 miles
  • Duration: 24 h 38 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Sikkim, India?

You can take a bus from Shanghai to Gangtok via Yinchuan Nanmen Station, Lanzhou, Lanzhou, Lhasa, Lasa North Suburb Coach Station, and Yadong Xian in around 3 days 7 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xigaze/Rikaze via Xi An
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xigaze/Rikaze via Qingdao, Xi An
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,200
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Bhadrapur via Chengdu, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
16 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Bagdogra via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Bagdogra via Kunming, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $110
1st Class Seat
$120 - $170
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 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $220
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Yadong Xian
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shanghai to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Trip 8080
Website
lasa.trip8080.com
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
lasa.trip8080.com
bus
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
lasa.xxcz.cn
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Yadong Xian
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
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
Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Jorethang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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