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There are 2 ways to get from Lhasa to Pangong Tso by taxi, plane or car

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Taxi, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
  2. Fly from Lhasa (LXA) to Ngari (NGQ)
  3. Take a taxi from Ngari to Pangong Tso


  1. Drive from Lhasa to Pangong Tso

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The cheapest way to get from Lhasa to Pangong Tso is to drive which costs ¥1500 - ¥2300 and takes 23h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Lhasa to Pangong Tso is to taxi and fly which costs ¥1900 - ¥3800 and takes 6h 42m.

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The distance between Lhasa and Pangong Tso is 1200 km. The road distance is 1675.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Lhasa to Pangong Tso, 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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Pangong Tso is 2h 30m behind Lhasa. It is currently 3:33 PM in Lhasa and 1:03 PM in Pangong Tso.

Yes, the driving distance between Lhasa to Pangong Tso is 1675 km. It takes approximately 23h 45m to drive from Lhasa to Pangong Tso.

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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 to Pangong Tso.
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  • Distance: 1199.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Lhasa, China and Pangong Tso, China?

There is no direct connection from Lhasa to Pangong Tso. However, you can take the taxi to Lhasa airport, fly to Ngari, then take the taxi to Pangong Tso. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Pangong Tso.

Tibet Airlines Corporation
Flights from Lhasa to Ngari
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥3100
Other operators
Taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥160
Lasa Taxi
+86 891 682 6334

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