Bus Service Between Pakistan and China

Bus Service between Pakistan and China

Pak-China Bus Service

Pak-China Bus Service between Pakistan and China has begun. One of the leading bus service providers of Pakistan, Faisal Movers initiated the project from Lahore and Islamabad, Pakistan to Tashkurgan, China via Khunjerab Pass. This is equally beneficial for students and businessmen of both the countries.


Required documents for the journey to China include.

  • Original CNIC + Copy
  • Original Passport + Copy
  • Valid Visa
  • Invitation Letter from China (Visa Category F&M)
  • Passengers must keep these four essential documents along with them while travelling.

Bus Route:

The route begins from Islamabad, Pakistan and ends in Tashkurgan (Kashgar), China. The bus will pass through Naran, Babusar Top, Chilas, Gilgit, Hunza and Khunjerab Pass. The distance is about 864 kilometres between Islamabad and Tashkurgan, which covers within 30 to 38 hours. Depending on road and weather conditions, travelling time may vary.

Ticket Price:

  • Single ticket price from Lahore to Tashkurgan is Rs. 27,000/- per person.
  • Single ticket price from Islamabad to Tashkurgan is Rs. 25,000/- per person.
  • From Lahore to Tashkurgan, return ticket price is Rs. 54,000/- per person.
  • Return ticket price from Islamabad to Tashkurgan is Rs. 50,000/- per person.

Travelling Schedule:

The journey takes place alternatively on Sundays and Wednesdays, from Islamabad, Pakistan to Tashkurgan, China.

The schedule of May is as follows.

Sunday07 May, 20231:00 AM

10 May, 20231:00AM
Sunday14 May, 20231:00 AM
Wednesday17 May, 20231:00 AM
Sunday21 May, 20231:00 AM
Wednesday24 May, 20231:00 AM
Sunday28 May, 20231:00 AM
Wednesday31 May, 20231:00 AM
Bus Service Schedule


Sr. NoDayTimingsActivities
⁰¹011:00 AMDeparture from Islamabad Bus Terminal
⁰²017:00 AMBreakfast at Naran Terminal
⁰³013:00 AMShort Stay at Gilgit Terminal
⁰⁴016:00 PMAttabad Lake, Hunza
⁰⁵018:30 PMOvernight Stay: Sost
⁰⁶029:00 AMCustom + Immigration Documents Checking
⁰⁷0212:00 PMClearance from China
⁰⁸4:00 PMArrival at Kashgar, China

Services Include:

28-Seater Luxury Bus

3 Meals Per Day

1 Night Stay

Ticket Booking Method:

Travellers can buy tickets on spot from Faisal Movers Terminal of Rawalpindi/Islamabad or they can purchase online via www.bookkaru.com.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Tickets are neither refundable nor transferable, however tickets can be exchanged up to 3 days prior to departure.
  • Return ticket is valid for a month.
  • Passengers must confirm their trip 3 hours before departure at Islamabad Terminal of Faisal Movers.
  • Boarding the bus before an hour before departure is must.
  • Passengers can bring single hand-carry.

End Note

This is a good initiative by the two neighbouring countries to provide journey by bus, for the convenience of the students and businessmen who frequently travel to China. Transportation charges are affordable. This bus service will help in boosting trade ties between Pakistan and China. The service will greatly benefit those who frequently visit China for business or study.

Remember to keep essential documents in the personal custady, such as a valid visit visa and an invitation letter from China.

Key Points:

  • Travelling takes almost 30 to 38 hours from Islamabad to Tashkurgan, China. However it may vary due to inevitable circumstances.
  • The bus is Mini Yutong which is 28 Seater.
  • Faisal Movers provides only travelling service. Travellers should arrange their documents themselves.
  • F-1 Visa is for Academic students and the M-1 Visa is for Vocational students.

Author: Fehmeeda Farid Khan

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