There are 8 ways to get from Hanoi to Lhasa by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Fly Hanoi to Lhasa, bus  •  10 h 45 min

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

$301 - $306

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Hanoi station to Wuchang station
  2. Take the train from Wuchang to Lhasa Guangzhou-Lhasa

$69 - $104

6 alternative options

Train to Nanning, fly to Lhasa, bus  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi station to Nanning Station
  2. Fly from Nanning (NNG) to Lhasa (LXA) NNG - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$168 - $313

Fly Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze, taxi, bus  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Xigaze/Rikaze (RKZ) HAN - RKZ
  2. Take a taxi from Xigaze/Rikaze to Shigatse Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Shigatse Bus Station to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station

$156 - $730

Fly Hanoi to Nyingchi, taxi  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Nyingchi (LZY) HAN - LZY
  2. Take a taxi from Nyingchi to Lhasa

$381 - $801

Bus  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Nanning
  2. Take the bus from Nanning to Haikou
  3. Take the bus from Haikou to Sichuan Chengdu
  4. Take the bus from Chengdu to Lhasa

$161 - $296

Train, bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Pingxiang Station
  2. Take the bus from Pingxiang Station to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Chongqing
  4. Take the train from Chongqing North to Lhasa

$122 - $178

Drive  •  44 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Lhasa 2066.7 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Lhasa is to train which costs $65 - $110 and takes 2 days 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs $300 - $310 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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

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It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to get from Hanoi to Lhasa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanoi to Lhasa. However, there are services departing from Ha Noi and arriving at Lhasa via Nanning, Haikou and Chengdu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanoi station to Lhasa. However, there are services departing from Hanoi station and arriving at Lhasa via Wuchang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

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

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Lhasa via Nanning, Nanning, Haikou, Sichuan Chengdu, and Chengdu in around 2 days 19 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hanoi to Lhasa via Wuchang station and Wuchang in around 2 days 21 h.

Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Luang Prabang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Danang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Wanzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chengdu, Aba Hongyuan
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Luang Prabang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Nha Trang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Phuquoc, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Danang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Guangzhou, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Luang Prabang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Nha Trang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
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 Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Luang Prabang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Danang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Luang Prabang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Nha Trang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Phuquoc, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Danang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Guangzhou, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Luang Prabang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Nha Trang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Luang Prabang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Danang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Luang Prabang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Nha Trang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Phuquoc, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Danang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Guangzhou, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lhasa via Suvarnabhumi, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Kunming, Xi An
Ave. Duration
21 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Guangzhou, Xi An
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Danang, Xi An
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Hanoi to Xigaze/Rikaze via Shenzhen, Xi An
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Guangzhou, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Nanning to Lhasa via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Hanoi to Nyingchi via Nha Trang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Train operators
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi station to Nanning Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi station to Wuchang station
Ave. Duration
24 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Pingxiang Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chongqing North to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
42 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Wuchang to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
43 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $65
Hard Sleeper
$110 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$160 - $210
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shigatse Bus Station to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
bus
Bus from Ha Noi to Nanning
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Book at
baolau.com
Trip 8080
Website
haikou.trip8080.com
Bus from Nanning to Haikou
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
haikou.trip8080.com
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
lasa.trip8080.com
Smooth Transit Network
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Haikou to Sichuan Chengdu
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Schedules at
trip8080.com
bus
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
lasa.xxcz.cn
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Pingxiang Station to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Other operators
Taxi from Xigaze/Rikaze to Shigatse Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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