There are 5 ways to get from Kashgar 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.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Kashi (KHG) to Lhasa (LXA) KHG - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$437 - $2,008

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  45 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Kashgar to Urumchi South
  2. Take the train from Ürümqi South to Xining
  3. Take the train from Xining to Lhasa Z21

$135 - $175

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Lasa West Suburb Coach Station  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Kashgar to Urumchi South
  2. Take the train from Ürümqi South to Xining
  3. Take the bus from Xining to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station

$160 - $186

Bus  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Kashgar to Urumchi South
  2. Take the bus from Urumqi to Pingliang East
  3. Take the bus from Pingliang East to Lanzhou
  4. Take the bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station

$212 - $213

Drive  •  42 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Kashgar to Lhasa 1886.5 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kashgar to Lhasa is to bus and train which costs ¥900 - ¥1200 and takes 45 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kashgar to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs ¥2900 - ¥14000 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The distance between Kashgar and Lhasa is 1758 km. The road distance is 3018.5 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to get from Kashgar to Lhasa, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kashgar, China and Lhasa, China?

You can take a bus from Kashgar to Lhasa via Urumchi South, Urumqi, Pingliang East, Lanzhou, and Lanzhou in around 3 days 12 h.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kashi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Kashi to Lhasa via Urumqi, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Kashi to Lhasa via Urumqi, Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Kashi to Lhasa via Urumqi, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Kashi to Lhasa via Urumqi, Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kashi to Lhasa via Urumqi, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Kashi to Lhasa via Urumqi, Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Ürümqi South to Xining
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $90
1st Class Seat
$95 - $140
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xining to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
21 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$26 - $40
Hard Sleeper
$60 - $75
Soft Sleeper
$90 - $120
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Kashgar to Urumchi South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Bus from Urumqi to Pingliang East
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Xining to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Trip 8080
Website
pingliang.trip8080.com
Bus from Pingliang East to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
pingliang.trip8080.com

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