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There are 3 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tibet by train, plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, fly to Nyingchi  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Nyingchi (LZY) KUL - LZY

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Lhasa, bus  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Lhasa (LXA) KUL - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 days 14h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Xigazê 4553 km

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tibet is to train and fly and bus which costs RM 1200 - RM 2700 and takes 12h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tibet is to train and fly which takes 12h 9m and costs RM 1600 - RM 4100.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tibet is 3141 km. The road distance is 4553 km.

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It takes approximately 12h 9m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tibet, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Tibet is 4553 km. It takes approximately 2 days 14h to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tibet.

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  • Distance: 3140.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 9m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tibet, China?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Tibet. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Nyingchi, then take the taxi to Bayi. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, take the bus to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau, then take the taxi to Lhasa.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nyingchi via Tianfu International
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥7500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lhasa via Tianfu International
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥9000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥13000
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nyingchi via Tianfu International
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥6000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lhasa via Tianfu International
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥4500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nyingchi via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥8000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lhasa via Tianfu International
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥3800
Himalaya
Website
himalaya-airlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lhasa via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥3300
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥7500
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥13000
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥7500
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Email
CustomerEnquiry@KLIAekspres.com
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥27 - ¥60
Website
https://www.kliaekspres.com
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/klia-ekspres
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥25
Schedules at
airports-china.com

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