There are 3 ways to get from Gangtok to Lhasa by bus or car

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Bus Qichezhan  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station

$32 - $37

2 alternative options

Bus Tibet Transportation  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station

$32 - $37

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Gangtok to Lhasa 383.2 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The distance between Gangtok and Lhasa is 355 km. The road distance is 613.1 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Gangtok to Lhasa, including transfers.

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Lhasa is 30 min ahead of Gangtok. It is currently 11:07 PM in Gangtok and 11:37 PM in Lhasa.

Yes, the driving distance between Gangtok to Lhasa is 613 km. It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to drive from Gangtok to Lhasa.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Lhasa. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 221.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 42 min

What companies run services between Gangtok, India and Lhasa, China?

Qichezhan operates a bus from Gangtok to Lhasa 3 times a week. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 7 h.

Bus operators
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn

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