There are 2 ways to get from Oakland to Lhasa by plane, bus or taxi

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Fly to Lhasa, bus  •  21 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Lhasa (LXA) SFO - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

$611 - $2,014

1 alternative option

Fly to Nyingchi, taxi  •  25 h 26 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Nyingchi (LZY) SFO - LZY
  2. Take a taxi from Nyingchi to Lhasa

$677 - $1,760

Questions & Answers

The distance between Oakland and Lhasa is 7344 miles.

It takes approximately 21 h 34 min to get from Oakland to Lhasa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 17 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 14 h ahead of Oakland. It is currently 7:36 PM in Oakland and 8:36 AM in Lhasa.

Tibet Airlines Corporation, United Airlines and Air China offer flights from San Francisco 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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The best way to get from Oakland to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 44 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 7344.2 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 34 min

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and Lhasa, China?

There is no direct connection from Oakland to Lhasa. However, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa. Alternatively, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Nyingchi, then take the taxi to Lhasa.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Lhasa via Chengdu, Aba Hongyuan
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Lhasa via Beijing, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
24 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Nyingchi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Nyingchi via Beijing, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Nyingchi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Nyingchi via Wuhan, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
28 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from San Francisco to Nyingchi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
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
Other operators
Taxi from Nyingchi to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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