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Take a train to Tibet on the Qinghai Tibet Railway

A modern train running on the Qinghai-Tibet railway going to Lhasa …first time for the Tibetans taking a train on the roof of the world

This is BIG: Now you can take a train to Tibet on the world’s highest railway known as  Qinghai-Tibet Railway’. Although traveling to Tibet via railway does take more time than by plane, it gives you much more enjoyment of the wonderful landscapes and a unique experience on the thousands of miles traveling on the roof of the world.

  • Lhasa-Beijing: 47 hours 04 minutes; distance: 4064km
  • Lhasa-Chengdu: 45 hours 40 minutes; distance: 3360km
  • Lhasa-Chongqing: 46 hours 32 minutes; distance: 3654km
  • Lhasa-Shanghai: 48 hours 58 minutes; distance: 4373km
  • Lhasa-Guangzhou: 56 hours 10 minutes; distance: 4980km
  • You may also have your terminuses at Golmud, Xining, Lanzhou or Xi’an.


Timetable and Ticket Prices for Trains to Tibet

Train #

From

Dep. Time

To

Arr. Time

Total Distance

Total Hours

T27

Beijing

21:30

Lhasa

20:00 (3rd day)

4,064km

46hrs 30min

Frequency (Year 2011): Daily

T28

Lhasa

08:30

Beijing

07:34 (3rd day)

4,064km

47hrs 04min

Frequency (Year 2011): Daily

T22/3

Chengdu

20:36

Lhasa

17:21 (3rd day)

3,360km

44hrs 45min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec, Even Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct

T24/1

Lhasa

10:45

Chengdu

08:25 (3rd day)

3,360km

45hrs 40min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec, Even Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct

T222/3

Chongqing

19:42

Lhasa

17:21 (3rd day)

3,654km

45hrs 39min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct, Even Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec

T224/1

Lhasa

10:45

Chongqing

09:17 (3rd day)

3,654km

46hrs 32min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct, Even Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec

K917

Lanzhou

17:15

Lhasa

21:50 (2nd day)

2,188km

28hrs 35min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct, Even Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec

K918

Lhasa

11:20

Lanzhou

15:27 (2nd day)

2,188km

28hrs 07min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec, Even Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct

N917

Xining

20:28

Lhasa

21:50 (2nd day)

1,972km

25hrs 22min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec, Even Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct

N918

Lhasa

11:20

Xining

11:44 (2nd day)

1,972km

24hrs 24min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct, Even Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec

T164/5

Shanghai

20:08

Lhasa

21:00 (3rd day)

4,373km

48hrs 52min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec, Even Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct

T166/3

Lhasa

10:00

Shanghai

10:58 (3rd day)

4,373km

48hrs 58min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct, Even Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec

T264/5

Guangzhou

13:07

Lhasa

21:00 (3rd day)

4,980km

55hrs 53min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct, Even Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec

T266/3

Lhasa

10:00

Guangzhou

18:10 (3rd day)

4,980km

56hrs 10min

Frequency (Year 2011): Odd Days in May/Aug/Nov/Dec, Even Days in Jun/Jul/Sep/Oct

 

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