There is 1 way to get from Lukla to Lhasa by plane or bus

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Fly, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Lukla (LUA) to Lhasa (LXA) LUA - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$226 - $423

What companies run services between Lukla, Nepal and Lhasa, China?

There is no direct connection from Lukla to Lhasa. However, you can fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa.

Sichuan Airlines
Flights from Lukla to Lhasa via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $420
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lukla and Lhasa is 479 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lukla to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs $220 - $430 and takes 4 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Lukla to Lhasa is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $220 - $430.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Lukla to Lhasa, including transfers.