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There are 4 ways to get from Kolkata to Lhasa by plane, bus, car or train

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

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Fly to Lhasa, bus  •  11h 47m

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

$354 - $1,204

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Bus, drive  •  25h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Siliguri
  2. Drive from Siliguri to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station

$52 - $68

2 alternative options

Fly to Lilabari, drive  •  18h 47m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Lilabari (IXI) CCU - IXI
  2. Drive from Lilabari to Lhasa

$155 - $430

Train, drive, bus  •  25h 4m

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  2. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station

$54 - $76

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Lhasa is to bus and drive which costs ₹3,800 - ₹5,000 and takes 25h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs ₹26,000 - ₹90,000 and takes 11h 47m.

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The distance between Kolkata and Lhasa is 834 km.

It takes approximately 11h 47m to get from Kolkata to Lhasa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kolkata Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 45m and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 30m ahead of Kolkata. It is currently 10:34 AM in Kolkata and 11:04 AM in Lhasa.

Sichuan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Lhasa. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 521.3 miles
  • Duration: 11h 47m

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Lhasa, China?

There is no direct connection from Kolkata to Lhasa. However, you can take the train to Dum Dum Cantonment, take the walk to Gora Bazaar, take the bus to Kolkata Airport, take the walk to Kolkata airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa. Alternatively, you can take the train to Dum Dum Cantonment, take the walk to Gora Bazaar, take the bus to Kolkata Airport, take the walk to Kolkata airport, fly to Lilabari, then take the drive to Lhasa.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Deqen
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Lijiang
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Lilabari
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Train operators
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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