There are 7 ways to get from Japan to Lhasa by plane, bus, train, taxi, car ferry or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Fukuoka to Lhasa, bus  •  14 h 23 min

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

$335 - $806

Cheapest option

Fly Nagoya to Lhasa, bus  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Lhasa (LXA) NGO - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$291 - $1,314

5 alternative options

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Lhasa, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Lhasa (LXA) HND - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$349 - $1,457

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Lhasa, bus  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Nippori 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

$379 - $1,030

Fly Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze, taxi, bus  •  23 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Xigaze/Rikaze (RKZ) FUK - 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

$326 - $1,031

Train, car ferry  •  4 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe
  2. Take the car ferry from Kobe Port Terminal to Shanghai
  3. Take the train from Shanghai to Lhasa

$344 - $473

Night bus, car ferry, train  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Take the night bus from Buster Shinjuku to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Osaka to Shanghai
  3. Take the train from Shanghai to Lhasa

$298 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Japan to Lhasa is to night bus and car ferry and train which costs ¥33000 - ¥44000 and takes 4 days 14 h.

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The quickest way to get from Japan to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs ¥38000 - ¥170000 and takes 12 h 54 min.

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The distance between Japan and Lhasa is 4502 km.

It takes approximately 14 h 23 min to get from Japan to Lhasa, including transfers.

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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 Fukuoka Airport, 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 taxi to Tokyo Haneda 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 Taipei, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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 Busan, Xi An
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,800
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Seoul, 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 Haneda to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
12 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Lhasa via Shanghai Hongqiao, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Seoul, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 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
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Seoul, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Taipei, 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 Busan, Xi An
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,800
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Taipei, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Taipei, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Seoul, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Lhasa via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
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 Seoul, Xi An
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Lhasa via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Qingdao, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Yantai, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Qingdao, Xi An
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $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 Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Shanghai Pudong, Xi An
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Qingdao, Xi An
Ave. Duration
24 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Seoul, Xi An
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Busan, Xi An
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Taipei, 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 Busan, 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
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Nagoya to Lhasa via Seoul, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Shanghai Pudong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to Xigaze/Rikaze via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Lhasa via Seoul, 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
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$160 - $210
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 - $140
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $220
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
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Buster Shinjuku to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Ferry operators
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
$180
1st Class
$225
Special Class
$359
VIP
$898
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Osaka to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
2nd Class B
$180
1st Class
$225
Special Class
$359
VIP
$898
Other operators
Taxi from Xigaze/Rikaze to Shigatse Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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