There are 2 ways to get from Lhasa to Thimphu by taxi, plane 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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Taxi, fly to Paro  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
  2. Fly from Lhasa (LXA) to Paro (PBH) LXA - PBH

$350 - $1,124

1 alternative option

Taxi, fly to Bathpalathang, drive  •  30 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
  2. Fly from Lhasa (LXA) to Bathpalathang (BUT) LXA - BUT
  3. Drive from Bathpalathang to Thimphu

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lhasa to Thimphu is to taxi and fly which costs ¥2300 - ¥8000 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lhasa to Thimphu is to taxi and fly which costs ¥2300 - ¥8000 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Lhasa and Thimphu is 282 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Lhasa to Thimphu, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Lhasa, China and Thimphu, Bhutan?

There is no direct connection from Lhasa to Thimphu. However, you can take the taxi to Lhasa airport, fly to Paro, then take the drive to Thimphu. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Lhasa airport, fly to Bathpalathang, then take the drive to Thimphu.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Lhasa to Paro via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Lhasa to Bathpalathang via Kathmandu, Paro
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Lhasa to Bathpalathang via Kathmandu, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Other operators
Taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Lasa Taxi
Phone
+86 891 682 6334

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