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Information below are extracted from the Tibet Tourism Bureau. Please check the official website for the latest information!
~OVER LAND
The main highways to Tibet are the Chengdu-Lhasa,2,330 kilometers long; the Xining-Golmud-Lhasa,1,907 kilometers long. The average elevation of theis highway is above 4,000 meters, running through the mountains of Kunlun and Tanggula;the Yecheng-Burang, 1,455 kilometers. This highway is the highest highway in the world, passing through five mountains above 5,000 meters high. The highest mountain is 6,035 meters above sea level; the Xiaguan- Markam,800 kilmetrs long; and the Lhasa-Zham Friendship Bridge-Kathmandu, 900 kilometers. Every day, two buses shuttle between germu and Lhasa. They start from germu at eight in the morning and arrive in Lhasa the next afternoon. The detailed information is listed as followings:
 
1.Chuang-Zhang Highway
2.Qing-Zhang Highway
Departure Arrival Distance Price(RMB) Departure Arrival Distance Price(RMB)  
Lhasa
Gongbujiangda
279
140
Lhasa
Naqu
326
82
 
Lhasa
Bayi
633
155
Lhasa
Dangxiong
162
46
 
Lhasa
TongMai
550
Lhasa
Anduo
464
102
 
Lhasa
Zhamu
639
Lhasa
Yanshiping
653
152
 
Lhasa
Bangda
950
Lhasa
Tuotuo River
745
182
 
Lhasa
RanMa
766
Lhasa
Germu
1165
262
 
Lhasa
Jiangda
1349
Lhasa
Xining
1947
332
 
Lhasa
Chamdu
1062
Lhasa
Lanzhou
2216
372
 
Lhasa
River
1436
Lhasa
Ningxia
2321
392
 
Lhasa
Kathmandu
2415
Lhasa
Chengdu
3287
502
 
Last updated: 2, Mar 2001
 
3.Lhasa to Tsedang Road
4.Nepal-China friendship highway
Departure  Arrival  Distance  Price(RMB)    Departure  Arrival  Distance  Price(RMB)   
Lhasa
Fengshui
68
10
Lhasa
Qushui
68
10
 
Lhasa
Qianjingwa
15
Lhasa
Nimu
83
20
 
Lhasa
Gongkar
104
17
Lhasa
Renbu
126
27
 
Lhasa
Jidexue
21
Lhasa
Shigatse
280
40
 
Lhasa
Zhaweng
144
22
Lhasa
Latse
437
70
 
Lhasa
Sanye
155
23
Lhasa
Tingri
572
88
 
Lhasa
Tsedang
191
35
Lhasa
Shelamu
724
109
 
Lhasa
Zhammu
754
113
 
Lhasa
Gyantse
264
38
 
Lhasa
Yadong
473
66
 
Last updated: 2, Mar 2001
 
 
road conditions:

The road-condition, distance and period of course:

1. Airport - Lhasa : 100Km / 2 hours
2. Lhasa - Gyantse : 270Km / 5.5 hours
3. Gyantse - Shigatse : 90Km / 1.5 hours
4. Shigatse - Lhasa(new road) : 300 Km / 5.5 hours
5. Shigatse - Zhangmu : 490Km / 15 hours
6. Tingri - Mt. Everest : 100Km / 3 hours
7. Lhasa - Tsedang : 220Km / 3 hours
8. Lhasa - Nyingchi : 430Km / 10 hours
9. Lhasa - Yanjing : 1500Km / uncertain
10. Lhasa - Golmud : 1900Km / 48 hours
11. Lhasa - Shiquanhe : 1800Km / uncertain
 
 
 
~AIR
Lhasa airport (Gonga Airport) directly links with 5 cities: Chengdu, Chongqing, xian, Beijing, Kathmandu. Chengdu & KTM are chosen by most of the tourists as their entrance port to Tibet by flight.
Lhasa Gonga Airport is located in Gonga County in South East of Lhasa with 100km to Lhasa city. There is public bus for the passenger at the price of 35 Yuan (Rmb) Gonga Airport.
 
Flight Schedule 2000 [Leave from Lhasa]
Flight Number
Airline
Price
Plane Model
Date
Take off
Arrive
Note
First class
Tourist class
SZ4402 Lhasa-Chengdu F1800 Y1200 A340 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 09:40 11:25 3.26-10.28
SZ4406 Lhasa-Chengdu F1800 Y1200 B757 1,3,4,7 13:45 15:30 3.26-10.26
SZ4410 Lhasa-Chengdu F1800 Y1200 B757 7 09:35 12:05 3.26-10.26
SZ4111 Lhasa-Chengdu F1800 Y1200 B757 4 10:15 12:05 3.30-10.26
SZ4311 Lhasa-Chongqin F1950 Y1300 B757 2,6 14:20 16:25 3.28-10.28
SZ4218 Lhasa-Xining F1940 Y1290 B757 1,5 13:30 15:25 3.27-10.27
SZ4218 Lhasa-Xining F1980 Y1320 B757 1,5 13:30 17:15 3.27-10.27
SZ4811 Lhasa-Xi'an F1980 Y1320 B757 2,6 13:50 16:15 3.28-10.28
SZ4111 Lhasa-Beijing F2910 Y1940 B757 4 10:15 15:10 3.30-10.26
SZ4410 Lhasa-Changdu F950 Y630 B757 7 09:35 10:35 3.26-10.22
SZ4311 Lhasa-Guangzhou F3300 Y2000 B757 2,6 14:20 19:05 3.28-10.28
SZ4811 Lhasa-Shanghai F3320 Y2210 B757 2,6 13:50 18:45 3.28-10.28
SZ407 Lhasa-Kathemandu F3430 Y2290 B757 2,6 09:40 08:45 3.28-10.28
Last updated: 2, Mar 2001
Flight Schedule 2000 [Arrive in Lhasa]
Flight Number
Airline
Price
Plane Model
Date
Take off
Arrive
Note
First class
Tourist class
SZ4401 Chengdu-Lhasa F1800 Y1200 A340 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 06:40 08:40 3.26-10.28
SZ4405 Chengdu-Lhasa F1800 Y1200 B757 2,6,7 07:00 09:00 3.26-10.28
SZ4409 Chengdu-Lhasa F1800 Y1200 B757 4 07:10 09:40 3.30-10.26
SZ4112 Chengdu-Lhasa F1800 Y1200 B757 1,4 11:20 13:10 3.27-10.26
SZ4312 Chongqin-Lhasa F1950 Y1300 B757 2,6 11:20 13:40 3.28-10.28
SZ4217 Xining-Lhasa F1940 Y1290 B757 1,5 10:45 12:45 3.27-10.27
SZ4217 Xining-Lhasa F1980 Y1320 B757 1,5 09:15 12:45 3.27-10.27
SZ4812 Xi'an-Lhasa F1980 Y1320 B757 3,7 11:00 13:10 3.26-10.25
SZ4112 Beijing-Lhasa F2910 Y1940 B757 1,4 07:45 13:10 3.27-10.26
SZ4409 Changdu-Lhasa F950 Y630 B757 4 08:40 09:40 3.30-10.26
SZ4312 Guangzhou-Lhasa F3300 Y2000 B757 2,6 08:35 13:40 3.28-10.28
SZ4812 Shanghai-Lhasa F3320 Y2210 B757 3,7 07:50 13:10 3.26-10.25
SZ408 Kathemandu-Lhasa F3430 Y2290 B757 2,6 09:40 13:10 3.28-10.28
Last updated: 2, Mar 2001
 
 
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