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There are 6 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 from Noi Bai International, bus  •  11h 47m

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

$301 - $307

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Train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
  2. Take the train from Nanning East to Nanchong North
  3. Take the train from Nanchong North to Lhasa

$102 - $173

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Bus to Nanning, fly, bus  •  16h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  2. Fly from Nanning (NNG) to Lhasa (LXA) NNG - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

$183 - $633

Bus, train  •  2 days 4h

  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

$113 - $125

Train via Xining  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Changsha South
  2. Take the train from Changsha South to Lanzhou West Station
  3. Take the train from Lanzhou West to Xining
  4. Take the train from Xining to Lhasa Z21

$166 - $223

Drive  •  44h 18m

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Lhasa 2066.7 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Lhasa is to bus and train which costs $110 - $130 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs $300 - $310 and takes 11h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanoi station to Lhasa. However, there are services departing from Hanoi Gia Lam Station and arriving at Lhasa via Changsha South, Lanzhou West and Xining. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6h.

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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 6h and costs $160 - $230.

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It takes approximately 11h 47m to get from Hanoi to Lhasa, including transfers.

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Hanoi to Lhasa train services, operated by China Railways, arrive at Hanoi Gia Lam Station.

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There is no direct flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 15m and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 1h behind Hanoi. It is currently 9:04 AM in Hanoi and 8:04 AM in Lhasa.

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

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Map of how to get from Hanoi to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 1101.4 miles
  • Duration: 11h 47m

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

You can take a train from Hanoi to Lhasa via Changsha South, Lanzhou West, and Xining in around 2 days 6h.

Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Shenzhen, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Guiyang
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Shenzhen, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Guiyang
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Guangzhou Baiyun, Guiyang
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Chengdu
Website
chengduair.cc
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Noi Bai International to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hekou North Station to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
15h 48m
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 from Lanzhou West to Xining
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $24
Soft Sleeper
$24 - $35
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
21h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Changsha South to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$110 - $140
1st Class Seat
$190 - $220
Business Class Seat
$360 - $430
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lanzhou West to Xining
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $14
1st Class Seat
$11 - $17
Train from Nanning East to Nanchong North
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $75
1st Class Seat
$80 - $120
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xining to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
21h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$25 - $40
Hard Sleeper
$60 - $75
Soft Sleeper
$85 - $120
Train from Nanchong North to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
39h 51m
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
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Inter Bus Lines
Website
interbuslinesapa.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
interbuslinesapa.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Shangri-La Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
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
24h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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

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Chongqing Airlines, China West Air, Vietnam Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Noi Bai International Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Lhasa. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Noi Bai International Airport is to bus which takes 47m and costs $1 - $2.

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