There are 4 ways to get from Japan to Lhasa by plane, bus, train, night bus, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly from Fukuoka, bus  •  14 h 15 min

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

$335 - $806

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Train to Tokyo Narita, fly, bus  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Lhasa (LXA) NRT - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

$379 - $1,033

Night bus, ferry, drive, train, bus  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Drive from Busan to Pyeongtaek Port
  4. Take the ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
  5. Take the train from Yantai to Wuhan Train Station
  6. Take the train from Wuhan to Chengdu Station
  7. Take the bus from Chengdu to Lhasa

$631 - $878

Train, carferry  •  4 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Kobe
  2. Take the carferry from Kobe Port Terminal to Shanghai
  3. Take the train from Shanghai to Lhasa

$344 - $473

Questions & Answers

The distance between Japan and Lhasa is 4502 km.

The best way to get from Japan to Lhasa without a car is to train and carferry which takes 4 days 5 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 15 min to get from Japan to Lhasa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Fukuoka Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 16 h 40 min and has two stopovers.

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Lhasa is 3 h behind Japan. It is currently 11:22 AM in Japan and 8:22 AM in Lhasa.

Shandong Airlines, T'way Air, Jin Air and seven other airlines offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Japan to Fukuoka Airport is to subway which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Japan to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 2813.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 15 min

What companies run services between Japan and Lhasa, China?

There is no direct connection from Fukuoka to Lhasa. However, you can take the subway to 福岡空港1番ホーム, take the walk to Fukuoka airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa. Alternatively, you can take the train to Narita Airport Terminal 2, take the walk to Tokyo Narita airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Taiwan Taoyuan, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Qingdao, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Gimhae, Xi An
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,800
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Incheon, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Xi An
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Xi An
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Qingdao, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Xi An
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Taiwan Taoyuan, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Qingdao, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Gimhae, Xi An
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,800
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Taiwan Taoyuan, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Qingdao, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Gimhae, Xi An
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,800
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Incheon, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Yantai to Wuhan Train Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$110 - $130
1st Class Seat
$180 - $210
Business Class Seat
$340 - $400
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Wuhan to Chengdu Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$70 - $110
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$160 - $220
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $70
Hard Sleeper
$110 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $220
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
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Trip 8080
Website
lasa.trip8080.com
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
lasa.trip8080.com
bus
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
lasa.xxcz.cn
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$212
Royal
$150
Deluxe
$133
Xin Jian Zhen
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Kobe Port Terminal to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
47 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
$178
1st Class
$223
Special Class
$356
VIP
$889

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