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There are 2 ways to get from Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen by plane or car

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Fly, drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Lhasa (LXA) to Ngari (NGQ) LXA - NGQ
  2. Drive from Ngari to Darchen

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Drive  •  16h 37m

  1. Drive from Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen 1169 km
Lhasa Airport (LXA) → Darchen
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Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 120

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There are currently travel restrictions within China.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Darchen is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Darchen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Darchen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Last updated: 18 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen is to drive, which costs ¥700 - ¥1100 and takes 16h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen is to fly and drive which costs ¥340 - ¥2100 and takes 4h 49m.

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The distance between Lhasa Airport (LXA) and Darchen is 943 km. The road distance is 1169 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lhasa Airport to Ngari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen is 1169 km. It takes approximately 16h 37m to drive from Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen.

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Tibet Airlines Corporation offers flights from Lhasa Airport to Ngari Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen.
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  • Distance: 943.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Lhasa Airport (LXA), China and Darchen, China?

There is no direct connection from Lhasa Airport (LXA) to Darchen. However, you can fly to Ngari then take the drive to Darchen. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Darchen.

Airlines
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Lhasa to Ngari
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥1900

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