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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Lhasa by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  10h 26m

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

¥3434 - ¥5536

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Fly from Don Muang, bus  •  11h 34m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Lhasa (LXA) DMK - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

¥1127 - ¥1636

5 alternative options

Train, night bus, bus  •  3 days 18h

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the night bus from Vientiane to Vinh
  3. Take the bus from Vinh Nghe An to Nanning Langdong
  4. Take the train from Nanning East to Guangyuan
  5. Take the train from Guangyuan to Lhasa

Train, bus  •  4 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Liuzhou
  4. Take the train from Liuzhou to Guangyuan
  5. Take the train from Guangyuan to Lhasa

Night bus, bus, train  •  4 days 6h

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Changsha South
  4. Take the train from Changsha to Lhasa

Bus, train  •  5 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
  2. Take the bus from Vang Vieng to Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  4. Take the train from Nanning to Guangzhou
  5. Take the train from Guangzhou to Lhasa

¥1224 - ¥1569

Drive  •  44h 57m

  1. Drive from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Lhasa 3176.9 km

¥2000 - ¥2900

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Lhasa is to bus and train which costs ฿5500 - ฿7500 and takes 5 days 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs ฿15000 - ฿26000 and takes 10h 26m.

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

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Lhasa without a car is to night bus and bus and train which takes 4 days 6h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 26m 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 ahead of Bangkok. It is currently 8:58 PM in Bangkok and 9:58 PM 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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Air China, China Southern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Lhasa. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 2014.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 26m

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 the bus to Don Mueang, take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa.

Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥16000
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1700
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chengdu, Xiahe
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1800
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chengdu, Lijiang
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1700
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥6500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5500
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥4400
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥2000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥8000
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Sanya, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥12000
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥3200
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥40 - ¥340
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
¥40 - ¥65
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
¥150 - ¥210
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
¥90 - ¥130
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
¥260 - ¥340
China Railways G-Class
Train from Nanning East to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥850
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥600 - ¥850
1st Class Seat
¥1100 - ¥1400
Business Class Seat
¥2000 - ¥2500
Train from Liuzhou to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥750
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥550 - ¥750
1st Class Seat
¥950 - ¥1200
Business Class Seat
¥1800 - ¥2200
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangyuan to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥340
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥230 - ¥340
Hard Sleeper
¥550 - ¥650
Soft Sleeper
¥800 - ¥1100
Train from Changsha to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
45h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥340 - ¥490
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥340 - ¥490
Hard Sleeper
¥800 - ¥950
Soft Sleeper
¥1200 - ¥1600
Train from Guangzhou to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥390 - ¥600
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥390 - ¥600
Hard Sleeper
¥950 - ¥1100
Soft Sleeper
¥1400 - ¥1800
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Liuzhou
Ave. Duration
14h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
21h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
13h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥85 - ¥220
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥85 - ¥120
Hard sleeper
¥180 - ¥220
Soft sleeper
¥290 - ¥340
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
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Night bus from Vientiane to Vinh
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥175
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Vinh Nghe An to Nanning Langdong
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Huyen Chau
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥166
Schedules at
baolau.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥203
Schedules at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥288
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Vang Vieng to Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥282
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥180
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn

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

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