There are 4 ways to get from Hanoi to Lhasa by plane, bus, 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  •  13 h 42 min

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

$301 - $306

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Train  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Hanoi station to Nanning Dong station
  2. Take the train from Nanning East to Nanchong North
  3. Take the train from Nanchong North to Lhasa

$91 - $137

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai
  2. Take the train from Hekou North Station to Lijiang
  3. Take the bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Shangri-La Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Shangri-La County to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station

$116 - $128

Drive  •  44 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Lhasa 2066.7 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Hanoi station to Lhasa. However, there are services departing from Hanoi station and arriving at Lhasa via Nanning East and Nanchong North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15 h.

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The distance between Hanoi and Lhasa is 1762 km. The road distance is 3306.7 km.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Lhasa without a car is to train which takes 2 days 15 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 42 min to get from Hanoi to Lhasa, including transfers.

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Hanoi to Lhasa train services, operated by , arrive at Hanoi station.

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There is no direct flight from Hanoi Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 1 h behind Hanoi. It is currently 8:30 PM in Hanoi and 7:30 PM in Lhasa.

Hanoi to Lhasa train services, operated by China Railways Z-Class, arrive at Lhasa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanoi to Lhasa is 3307 km. It takes approximately 44 h 18 min to drive from Hanoi to Lhasa.

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Vietnam Airlines, Tibet Airlines Corporation, Hong Kong and five other airlines offer flights from Hanoi Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hanoi to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 1101.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 42 min

What companies run services between Hanoi, Vietnam and Lhasa, China?

You can take a train from Hanoi to Lhasa via Nanning Dong station, Nanning East, and Nanchong North in around 2 days 15 h.

Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hekou North Station to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$17 - $22
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
train
Train from Hanoi station to Nanning Dong station
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning East to Nanchong North
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $75
1st Class Seat
$80 - $120
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanchong North to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
39 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$35 - $55
Hard Sleeper
$90 - $110
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Inter Bus Lines
Website
interbuslinesapa.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
interbuslinesapa.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Shangri-La Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shangri-La County to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Hanoi Airport is to bus which takes 47 min and costs .

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