Chengdu Kashgar Travel - Flights, Trains and Tours

Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, is known as the hometown of Giant Pandas. In Chengdu, you can see China's most adorable pandas as well as experience the local relaxing life. Chengdu is a popular gateway city to many top-class attractions, like the fairytale land of Jiuzhai Valley, Leshan Giant Buddha, Mount Emei, as well as western Sichuan and Tibet. For travelers who are interested visiting Kashgar - a  city with exotic charm after your Chengdu tour, Chengdu also offers a convenient transfer.

Chengdu is located in southwestern China and Kashgar is located in the westernmost area of China. The linear distance between them is about 2720 km (about 1690 miles). It is available to get to Kashgar and Chengdu by flight or by train.

Chengdu to Kashgar Chengdu to Kashgar Travel Map

Chengdu to Kashgar Flight – The Most Convenient Way

In order to have an efficient and comfortable trip, taking a flight is the most recommended way to get to Kashgar from Chengdu. There are 2 daily flights from Chengdu Kashgar, including one nonstop flight a one flight with an about 1 hour's stop in Urumqi. Both Chengdu-Kashgar flights departing from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and arriving in Kashgar International Airport. The nonstop flight trip takes about 4.5 hours, while the stopover flight takes about 7 hours.

Airport Information

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (成都双流国际机场, IATA: CTU)
Location: Jichang Yinbin Road, Shuangliu District, Chengdu 四川省成都市双流区机场路
Transportation: It is about 19 km, 0.5 hour's drive from Tianfu Square, city center; about 28.5 km, 40 minutes' drive from Chengdu Railway Station; around 23.5 km, 30 minutes' drive from Chengdu East Railway Station.

Kashgar International Airport (喀什国际机场, IATA: KHG)
Location: Yinbin Avenue, Kashgar City, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region 中国新疆维吾尔自治区喀什地区喀什市迎宾大道
Transportation: t is 9 kilometers, about 20 minutes' drive to Kashgar Old City; 8 kilometers, about 20 minutes' drive to Abakh Hoja Tomb; 9.5 kilometers, about 20 minutes' drive to Id Kah Mosque; 7 kilometers, about 20 minutes' drive to Kashgar Railway Station.

Check the real-time Chengdu to Kashgar (Kashi) flight schedule below with updated airline company, flight numbers, times, tickets and fares.

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Chengdu to Kashgar Train

Currently, there is no high speed train running between Chengdu and Kashgar, but Chengdu Railway Station runs a daily normal T-train to Kashgar Railway Station. It is a long train journey from Chengdu to Kashgar, and you will stay about 48.5 hours on the train. There are three kinds of seats for your choice, luxurious Soft Sleepers, comfortable Hard Sleepers and economic Hard SeatS. If you insist to a train journey, remember to book a hard-sleep seat or soft-sleep seat to make your trip a little easier.

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Railway Station Information

Chengdu Railway Station 成都站
Location: No.1 Zhandong Rd, Jinniu District, Northern Chengdu (成都市金牛区站东路1号)
Transportation: about 22km for 1 hour's driving to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport; about 13km for 0.5 hour's driving to Chengdu East Railway Station; about 5km for 20 minutes' driving to Chengdu Tianfu Square, city center.

Kashgar Railway Station 喀什站
Location: Shiji North Avenue, Kashgar City, Kashgar Prefecture, Xinjiang 新疆喀什地区喀什市世纪大道北路
Transportation: It is about 12 km (20 minutes' drive) to downtown Kashgar and Kashgar Old City around 13 km (25 minutes' drive) to Id Kah Mosque; about 15 km (20 minutes' drive) to Kashgar Livestock Bazaar (Sunday Market); about 8 km (15 minutes' drive) to Abakh Hoja Tomb; about 300 km (6 hours' drive) to Tashkurgan; about 200 km (4 hours' drive) to Karakul Lake.

How to Plan a Chengdu Kashgar Tour

Generally, a classic Chengdu tour needs about 2 days. What you can't miss include Chengdu Panda Base with lots of Giant Pandas at different ages, Wenshu Monastery - a peaceful monastery hidden in the busy downtown, Renmin Park – the locals' favorite as well as Chengdu Museum preserved with many interesting collections. For more time, it is advised to extend your tour to the nearby World Heritage sites, such as Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Mount Qingcheng, Mount Emei, Leshan Giant Buddha, Jiuzhaigou Valley and Huanglong National Park.

☛ 2 Days Best Chengdu Leshan Giant Buddha Private Tour
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After your Chengdu experience, you can take a flight or a train to Kashgar. A classic Kasgar tour takes 4 ~ 5 days, and you can visit breathtaking Karakul Lake, Kashgar Old Town with traditional living quarters and cultural Abakha Hoja Tomb and Id Kah Mosque, century-old Ancient Tea House, famous Kashgar Bazaar, etc., as well as Tashkurgan - the home to China's only Caucasian ethnic group.

☛ 5 Days Legendary Pamirs Tour from Kashgar to Tashkurgan
☛ 4 Days In-depth Kashgar Tour to Karakul Lake
☛ 8 Days Xinjiang Classic Tour(Urumqi - Turpan - Kashgar)

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