Shanghai to Kashgar Travel 2023 - Flight, Map and Tours

As China's biggest metropolis, Shanghai is a perfect preface of a China tour. Shanghai stands for present China, and you can see the most intoxicating night view, the highest skyscrapers, the top-class museums, the best performances, the historical European architectures, etc. Besides, Shanghai is one of the cities receiving the most international flights. Some travelers who are interested Uyghur culture or the Silk Road history may want to travel from Shanghai to Kashgar directly. In fact, traveling Shanghai and Kashgar together, you will get a quite different experience.

The distance between Shanghai and Kashgar is about 4,200 km (about 2,600 miles). There is no high speed train or nonstop flight available. Taking a stopover flight is the fastest way to get to Kashgar from Shanghai.

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Shanghai to Kashgar Flight – The Most Convenient Way

There are about 3 daily flights directly to take you to Kashgar from Shanghai, including 1 flight from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (with a stopover in Lanzhou), and 2 flights from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (with a stopover in Urumqi). The whole flight trip takes about 8.5 hours.

Airport Information

Shanghai Pudong International Airport (上海浦东国际机场, IATA: PVG)
Location: No.6000, Yingbin Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 上海市浦东新区迎宾大道6000号
Transportation: It is about 45 km, 1 hour's drive from downtown; about 45 km, 50 minutes' drive from the Bund, Yu Garden; around 42 km, 50 minutes' drive from Shanghai World Financial Center; about 22 km, 30 minutes' drive from Shanghai Disney Resort.

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (上海虹桥国际机场, IATA: SHA)
Location: No.2250, Hongqiao Road, Changning District, Shanghai 上海市长宁区虹桥路2550号
Transportation: The airport is about 20 km, 40 minutes' drive from the city center; about 20 km, 30 minutes' drive from the Bund, Yu Garden; around 22 km, 35 minutes' drive from Shanghai World Financial Center; nearly 43 km from Shanghai Disney Resort; about 60 km, 1 hour's drive from Pudong Airport.

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 Shanghai to Kashgar (Kashi) flight schedule below with updated airline company, flight numbers, times, tickets and fares.


Shanghai to Kashgar Train – Making A Transfer in Xian

There is no available train from Shanghai to Kashgar directly. If you want train trip, we suggest you take a high speed train to Xian (about 6.5 hours) first, and then take a normal train to Kashgar. All Shanghai-Xian high speed train departs from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and arrive in Xian North Railway Station while the Xian-Kashgar train departs from Xian Railway Station and arrives in Kashgar Railway Station.

How to Plan a Shanghai Kashgar Tour

Generally, a classic Shanghai Kashgar tour takes about one week. We suggest spend 2~3 whole days discovering the best of Shanghai, including stunning skyscrapers in Lujiazui, the European architectures in the Bund, world-class Shanghai Museum as well as exquisite Yuyuan Garden and its nearby Bazaar. If you want to see the local features of old Shanghai, Tianzifang with traditional Shikumen structure and crisscross alleys is a good idea.

☛ 3 Days Shanghai Past and Present Contrast Tour
☛ 2 Days Classic Shanghai City Tour

After your Shanghai experience, you can transfer 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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Recommended Kashgar Tours

Top 3 Kashgar tours chosen by most customers to explore Kashgar in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

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