There are 3 ways to get from Kolkata 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.

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Fly, bus  •  12 h 47 min

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

$364 - $1,204

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  23 h 29 min

  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

1 alternative option

Train, drive, bus  •  23 h 4 min

  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 ₹3,700 - ₹5,000 and takes 23 h 29 min.

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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 12 h 47 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Lhasa is 834 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 47 min 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 9 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 30 min ahead of Kolkata. It is currently 11:36 AM in Kolkata and 12:06 PM in Lhasa.

Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Air China and two other airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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There are 81+ 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: 12 h 47 min

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 Siliguri Junction (SGUJ), take the drive to Yadong Xian, then take the bus to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Deqen
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Lijiang
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Kunming, Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Train operators
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
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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