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There are 4 ways to get from Chengdu to Pangong Tso by plane, taxi, subway, train or car

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Fly from Chengdu, taxi

  1. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Ngari (NGQ)
  2. Take a taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso

Subway to Tianfu International, fly, taxi

  1. Take the subway from Century City to Tianfu International Airport North
  2. Fly from Tianfu International (TFU) to Ngari (NGQ)
  3. Take a taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso

Train to Mianyang, fly, taxi

  1. Take the train from Chengdu East Station to Mianyang
  2. Fly from Mianyang (MIG) to Ngari (NGQ)
  3. Take a taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso

Drive

  1. Drive from Chengdu to Pangong Tso

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The cheapest way to get from Chengdu to Pangong Tso is to fly and taxi which costs ¥850 - ¥3400 and takes 20h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Chengdu to Pangong Tso is to train and fly and taxi which costs ¥950 - ¥3500 and takes 19h 26m.

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It is 2345 km from Chengdu to Pangong Tso. It is approximately 3493.3 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 20h 3m to get from Chengdu to Pangong Tso, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chengdu Airport to Ngari Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 30m and has one stopover.

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Pangong Tso is 2h 30m behind Chengdu. It is currently 4:30 PM in Chengdu and 2:00 PM in Pangong Tso.

Yes, the driving distance between Chengdu to Pangong Tso is 3493 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Chengdu to Pangong Tso.

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Sichuan Airlines, Chengdu, Air China and Tibet Airlines Corporation offer flights from Chengdu Airport to Ngari Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chengdu to Pangong Tso.
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  • Distance: 2345.1 km
  • Duration: 20h 3m

What companies run services between Chengdu, China and Pangong Tso, China?

There is no direct connection from Chengdu to Pangong Tso. However, you can take the line 3 subway to Taipingyuan, take the line 10 subway to Chengdu Airport T1, take the walk to Chengdu airport, fly to Ngari, then take the taxi to Pangong Tso. Alternatively, you can take the line 1 subway to Century City, take the subway to Tianfu International Airport North, take the walk to Tianfu International airport, fly to Ngari, then take the taxi to Pangong Tso.

Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Chengdu to Ngari via Xining, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥3400
Flights from Chengdu to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥4200
Flights from Chengdu to Ngari via Nanjing, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥4900
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥4300
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Lanzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥3500
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Changsha, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥4200
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Taiyuan, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥4400
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Nanjing, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥4900
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Kunming, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥3300
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Chengdu to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥3600
Flights from Chengdu to Ngari via Xining, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥3400
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Kunming, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥3300
Flights from Mianyang to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥2900
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chengdu to Ngari via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥4200
Flights from Chengdu to Ngari via Nanjing, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥4900
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Lanzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥3500
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Kunming, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥3300
Chengdu
Website
cdal.com.cn
Flights from Chengdu to Ngari via Lanzhou, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥3500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Tianfu International to Ngari via Kashi
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥6000
Train operators
Chengdu metro
Website
cdmetro.cn
Subway from Century City to Tianfu International Airport North
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥9 - ¥13
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Railways D-Class
Train from Chengdu East Station to Mianyang
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥55 - ¥95
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥55 - ¥80
1st Class
¥65 - ¥95
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chengdu East to Mianyang train station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥65 - ¥85
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥65 - ¥85
1st Class Seat
¥100 - ¥130
Business Class Seat
¥250 - ¥310
Other operators
Taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥460

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