There are 5 ways to get from Kolkata to Lhasa by train, car, bus or plane

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

Train, drive, bus  •  22 h 59 min

$57 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  23 h 29 min

$55 - $71

3 alternative options

Train, drive, bus via Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station  •  24 h 59 min

$57 - $79

Fly to Lhasa, bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. CCU - LXA

$324 - $904

Fly to Bagdogra, drive, bus  •  15 h 41 min

  1. CCU - IXB

$81 - $238

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

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
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
Flights from Kolkata to Lhasa via Mumbai, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
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
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
$430 - $1,400
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
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
$24
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kolkata and Lhasa is 834 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Lhasa is to bus and drive which costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,900 and takes 23 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Lhasa is to fly and bus which takes 12 h 56 min and costs ₹22,000 - ₹65,000.

It takes approximately 22 h 59 min to get from Kolkata to Lhasa, including transfers.