There are 4 ways to get from Kathmandu to Xigazê by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  24 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Shigatse Bus Station

$87 - $89

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Drive  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Xigazê 641.7 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Tumlingtar, drive  •  13 h

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Tumlingtar (TMI) KTM - TMI
  2. Drive from Tumlingtar to Xigazê

$191 - $371

Fly to Lhasa, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Lhasa (LXA) KTM - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
  3. Take the bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Shigatse Bus Station

$255 - $666

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kathmandu and Xigazê is 388 km. The road distance is 1026.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Xigazê without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 24 h 40 min to get from Kathmandu to Xigazê, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Tumlingtar Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Xigazê is 15 min ahead of Kathmandu. It is currently 8:05 AM in Kathmandu and 8:20 AM in Xigazê.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Xigazê is 1027 km. It takes approximately 15 h 32 min to drive from Kathmandu to Xigazê.

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Buddha Air Ltd offers flights from Kathmandu Airport to Tumlingtar Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Xigazê. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Xigazê.
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  • Distance: 242.8 miles
  • Duration: 24 h 40 min

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Xigazê, China?

You can take a bus from Kathmandu to Xigazê via Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station and Lasa North Suburb Coach Station in around 24 h 40 min.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Bus operators
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Shigatse Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
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

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