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There are 8 ways to get from Lhasa to Vietnam by taxi, plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Taxi, fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Take a taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
  2. Fly from Lhasa (LXA) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

Cheapest option

Taxi, fly to Nanning, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
  2. Fly from Lhasa (LXA) to Nanning (NNG)
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong

6 alternative options

Taxi, fly to Danang

  1. Take a taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
  2. Fly from Lhasa (LXA) to Danang (DAD)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lhasa to Guangyuan
  2. Take the train from Guangyuan to Nanning East
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Ninh Binh
  4. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City

Train via Guangyuan

  1. Take the train from Lhasa to Guangyuan
  2. Take the train from Guangyuan to Nanning East
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  4. Take the train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City

Train

  1. Take the train from Lhasa to Changsha
  2. Take the train from Changsha South to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  3. Take the train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lhasa Bus Station to Chengdu
  2. Take the bus from Sichuan Chengdu to Haikou
  3. Take the bus from Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal to Nanning
  4. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  5. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

Drive

  1. Drive from Lhasa to Ho Chi Minh City

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

International flights leaving China are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 26 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lhasa to Vietnam is to train and bus which costs ¥1200 - ¥2300 and takes 3 days 13h.

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The quickest way to get from Lhasa to Vietnam is to taxi and fly which costs ¥850 - ¥4100 and takes 10h 12m.

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The distance between Lhasa and Vietnam is 2547 km. The road distance is 3795.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lhasa to Vietnam without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 days 13h and costs ¥1200 - ¥2300.

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It takes approximately 10h 12m to get from Lhasa to Vietnam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lhasa to Vietnam is to train via Guangyuan which takes 3 days 19h and costs ¥1300 - ¥2600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1600 - ¥2000 and takes 4 days 17h.

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There is no direct flight from Lhasa Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lhasa to Vietnam is 3795 km. It takes approximately 2 days 6h to drive from Lhasa to Vietnam.

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Lucky Air Co. Ltd., China West Air, Chengdu and nine other airlines offer flights from Lhasa Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lhasa to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 2547.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 12m

What companies run services between Lhasa, China and Vietnam?

You can take a train from Lhasa to Ho Chi Minh City via Guangyuan, Nanning East, Nanning, Gia Lam, Ha Noi, and Ho Chi Minh City in around 3 days 19h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lhasa to Ho Chi Minh City via Sichuan Chengdu, Haikou, Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal, Nanning, Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre, Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station, and Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong in around 4 days 17h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Chongqing, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Chengdu, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
17h 52m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Xining, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Deqen, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Lhasa to Nanning via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Lhasa to Nanning via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $420
Flights from Lhasa to Nanning via Xining
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Chengdu, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Kunming, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Chengdu, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Xi An, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,200
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Chongqing, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Zhengzhou, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Lhasa to Tan Son Nhat via Chengdu, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Kunming, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Chengdu, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Lhasa to Nanning via Tianfu International
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $420
Flights from Lhasa to Nanning via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $420
Flights from Lhasa to Nanning via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $430
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Kunming, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Chengdu, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Starlux Airlines
Website
starlux-airlines.com
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Chongqing, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Chengdu, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Lhasa to Nanning via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Lhasa to Nanning via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Chengdu, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Lhasa to Danang via Chengdu, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lhasa to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
31h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$35 - $55
Hard Sleeper
$85 - $100
Soft Sleeper
$120 - $170
Train from Lhasa to Changsha
Ave. Duration
47h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$50 - $75
Hard Sleeper
$120 - $150
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $250
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangyuan to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $130
1st Class Seat
$170 - $210
Business Class Seat
$320 - $390
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
30h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$27 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $55
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
Train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$29 - $45
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$40 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$55 - $80
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Book at
baolau.com
Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Changsha South to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
25h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Lhasa Bus Station to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
checi.cn
Trip 8080
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Sichuan Chengdu to Haikou
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
trip8080.com
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal to Nanning
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Book at
baolau.com
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mai Linh Express
Phone
028 39 39 39 39
Website
mailinhexpress.vn
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
36h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
mailinhexpress.vn
Other operators
Taxi from Lhasa to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Lasa Taxi
Phone
+86 891 682 6334

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