There are 5 ways to get from Lucknow to Lhasa by car, plane, bus or train

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Drive, fly, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Nepalganj
  2. Fly from Nepalganj (KEP) to Lhasa (LXA) KEP - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

$241 - $468

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  38 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Ayodhya
  2. Take the train from Ayodhya (AY) to Nautanwa (NTV)
  3. Take the bus from Bhairahawa to Gongabu Bus Park
  4. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station

$91 - $104

3 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  34 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Basti
  2. Drive from Basti to Krishnanagar
  3. Take the bus from Krishnanagar to Gongabu Bus Park
  4. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station

$93 - $100

Train, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Lucknow (LKO) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
  3. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station

$102 - $109

Drive  •  23 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Lhasa 998.4 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucknow and Lhasa is 1044 km. The road distance is 1597.5 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Lucknow to Lhasa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nepalganj Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 30 min ahead of Lucknow. It is currently 8:27 AM in Lucknow and 8:57 AM in Lhasa.

Yes, the driving distance between Lucknow to Lhasa is 1597 km. It takes approximately 23 h 42 min to drive from Lucknow to Lhasa.

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Nova Airline and Sichuan Airlines offer flights from Nepalganj Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Lhasa. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lucknow to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 652.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

What companies run services between Lucknow, India and Lhasa, China?

There is no direct connection from Lucknow to Lhasa. However, you can take the drive to Nepalganj airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Basti, take the drive to Krishnanagar, take the bus to Gongabu Bus Park, take the walk to Kathmandu, then take the bus to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station.

Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Lhasa via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Train operators
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Basti
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Ayodhya
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Krishnanagar to Gongabu Bus Park
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Bhairahawa to Gongabu Bus Park
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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