There are 8 ways to get from Putian to Lhasa by bus, plane, 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

Bus to Fuzhou, fly, bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Fuzhou (FOC) to Lhasa (LXA) FOC - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$162 - $312

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Putian to Quanzhou
  2. Take the bus from Fujian Quanzhou to Guangzhou Jiaokou
  3. Take the train from Guangzhou to Lhasa

$122 - $158

6 alternative options

Train to Xiamen, fly, bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Putian to Xiamen North
  2. Fly from Xiamen (XMN) to Lhasa (LXA) XMN - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$156 - $313

Train to Qingyang, fly, bus  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Putian to Quanzhou
  2. Fly from Qingyang (IQN) to Lhasa (LXA) IQN - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$162 - $298

Train China Railways Z-Class  •  43 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Putian to Fuzhou South
  2. Take the train from Fuzhou to Xi'an North
  3. Take the train from Xi'an to Lhasa

$166 - $215

Bus, train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
  2. Take the bus from Fuzhou Airport to Fuzhou North Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Fuzhou to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Suining
  5. Take the train from Suining to Chengdu
  6. Take the bus from Chengdu to Lhasa

$215 - $314

Train China Railways  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Putian to Xiamen North
  2. Take the train from Xiamen North to Chongqing North
  3. Take the train from Chongqing North to Lhasa

$128 - $188

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Putian to Lhasa 2856 miles

$410 - $600

What companies run services between Putian, China and Lhasa, China?

You can take a train from Putian to Lhasa via Fuzhou South, Fuzhou South, Fuzhou, Fuzhou, Xi'an North, Bei Kezhan, Beidajie, Wulukou, and Xi'an in around 43 h 55 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Changsha
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Beijing
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu, Yushu
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Xi An, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,500
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu, Lijiang
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Xi An, Xiahe
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Xi An, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Xiamen to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu, Kangding
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Putian to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $18
1st Class Seat
$16 - $23
Train from Putian to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $18
Train from Putian to Fuzhou South
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $7
Train from Suining to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $13
Train from Xiamen North to Chongqing North
Ave. Duration
14 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$75 - $110
1st Class Seat
$110 - $170
China Railways G-Class
Train from Fuzhou to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$120 - $140
1st Class Seat
$200 - $230
Business Class Seat
$380 - $440
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Hard Seat
$35 - $55
Hard Sleeper
$90 - $110
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $170
Train from Guangzhou to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Hard Seat
$60 - $90
Hard Sleeper
$150 - $170
Soft Sleeper
$210 - $280
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Chongqing North to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
42 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
Fuzhou Airport Line
Website
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Fuzhou Airport to Fuzhou North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Fuzhou to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Suining
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Trip 8080
Website
lasa.trip8080.com
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
lasa.trip8080.com
bus
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
lasa.xxcz.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Fujian Quanzhou to Guangzhou Jiaokou
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Putian to Lhasa?

The distance between Putian and Lhasa is 2784 km. The road distance is 4570 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Putian to Lhasa?

The cheapest way to get from Putian to Lhasa is to train and bus which costs ¥750 - ¥1000 and takes 2 days 18 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Putian to Lhasa?

The quickest way to get from Putian to Lhasa is to train and fly and bus which takes 9 h 53 min and costs ¥950 - ¥2000.

Is there a direct train between Putian and Lhasa?

No, there is no direct train from Putian to Lhasa. However, there are services departing from Putian and arriving at Lhasa via Xiamen North and Chongqing North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12 h.

How long does it take to get from Putian to Lhasa?

It takes approximately 11 h 13 min to get from Putian to Lhasa, including transfers.