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There are 4 ways to get from Bangkok to Lhasa by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, bus  •  9h 56m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Lhasa (LXA) BKK - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

¥1834 - ¥4336

Cheapest option

Night train, bus, train  •  3 days 15h

  1. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Chengdu
  4. Take the train from Chengdu to Lhasa

¥1290 - ¥1935

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Chongqing West Station
  4. Take the train from Chongqing West to Guangyuan
  5. Take the train from Guangyuan to Lhasa

¥1568 - ¥2378

Drive  •  44h 57m

  1. Drive from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Lhasa 1985.5 miles

¥1900 - ¥2900

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Lhasa is to night train and bus and train which costs ฿6000 - ฿9500 and takes 3 days 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs ฿8500 - ฿21000 and takes 9h 56m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Lhasa is 2015 km. The road distance is 3176.9 km.

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It takes approximately 9h 56m to get from Bangkok to Lhasa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 20m and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 1h behind Bangkok. It is currently 11:55 AM in Bangkok and 10:55 AM in Lhasa.

Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Lhasa is 3177 km. It takes approximately 44h 57m to drive from Bangkok to Lhasa.

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Maldivian, Thai Airways International, Shandong Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Lhasa. Prices start at ¥128 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 1259.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 56m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Lhasa, China?

There is no direct connection from Bangkok to Lhasa. However, you can take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bangkok to Lhasa via Nong Khai, Laos Vientiane, Kunming South, Kunming South, Chongqing West, and Guangyuan in around 3 days 5h.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥10000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥7500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥4300
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥7500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥7000
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu, Kangding
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥5000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Sanya, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥6500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥85 - ¥320
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
¥40 - ¥60
2nd Class (Seat)
¥85 - ¥120
2nd Class (Berth)
¥150 - ¥200
1st Class (Berth)
¥240 - ¥320
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Chongqing West Station
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥310 - ¥400
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥310 - ¥400
1st Class Seat
¥500 - ¥650
Business Class Seat
¥1000 - ¥1300
Train from Chongqing West to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥300
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥230 - ¥300
1st Class Seat
¥400 - ¥480
Business Class Seat
¥800 - ¥950
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chongqing West Station to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥65 - ¥180
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥65 - ¥95
Hard sleeper
¥150 - ¥180
Soft sleeper
¥230 - ¥270
Train from Kunming to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥110 - ¥270
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥110 - ¥150
Hard sleeper
¥230 - ¥270
Soft sleeper
¥350 - ¥420
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangyuan to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥330
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥230 - ¥330
Hard Sleeper
¥550 - ¥650
Soft Sleeper
¥800 - ¥1100
Train from Chengdu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
38h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥250 - ¥360
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥250 - ¥360
Hard Sleeper
¥600 - ¥700
Soft Sleeper
¥850 - ¥1200
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥25
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥560
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com

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