There are 7 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.

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Bus to Fuzhou, fly, bus  •  11 h 5 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 Civil Aviation Bureau

$311 - $961

Cheapest option

Bus, train China Railways Z-Class  •  2 days 8 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 train from Fuzhou to Wuhan Station
  4. Take the train from Wuchang to Lhasa

$117 - $153

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Train to Qingyang, fly, bus  •  12 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 Civil Aviation Bureau

$168 - $788

Train via Bei Kezhan  •  46 h 44 min

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

$167 - $236

Train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Putian to Chongqing North D2234 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chongqing North to Lhasa Z223 / ...

$119 - $170

Bus, train via Chengdu  •  2 days 11 h

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

$194 - $273

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Putian to Lhasa 2856 miles

$410 - $600

Questions & Answers

The distance between Putian and Lhasa is 2784 km. The road distance is 4569.6 km.

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The best way to get from Putian to Lhasa without a car is to train which takes 46 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 5 min to get from Putian to Lhasa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Fuzhou Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 2 h behind Putian. It is currently 11:43 AM in Putian and 9:43 AM in Lhasa.

Yes, the driving distance between Putian to Lhasa is 4570 km. It takes approximately 2 days 3 h to drive from Putian to Lhasa.

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Air China, Sichuan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines offer flights from Fuzhou 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 Putian to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 1740.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Putian to Lhasa via Putian, Fuzhou, Xi'an North, Bei Kezhan, Beidajie, Wulukou, and Xi'an in around 46 h 44 min.

Airlines
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 Qingyang to Lhasa via Lanzhou, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $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 Yinchuan, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu, Aba Hongyuan
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Fuzhou to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
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 Chengdu, Xining
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu, Yushu
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Lanzhou, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Qingyang to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
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
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Putian to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $8
1st Class Seat
$4 - $6
Train from Putian to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $9
1st Class Seat
$6 - $9
Train from Putian to Chongqing North
Ave. Duration
13 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $100
1st Class Seat
$100 - $160
Train from Suining to Chengdu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $13
China Railways G-Class
Train from Putian to Quanzhou Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $12
1st Class Seat
$15 - $17
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from Putian to Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $20
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Fuzhou to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$120 - $140
1st Class Seat
$200 - $230
Business Class Seat
$380 - $440
Train from Fuzhou to Wuhan Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $70
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$180 - $220
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
32 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $50
Hard Sleeper
$80 - $95
Soft Sleeper
$120 - $160
Train from Wuchang to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
43 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $65
Hard Sleeper
$100 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$150 - $210
Train from Chongqing North to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
42 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$40 - $60
Hard Sleeper
$95 - $120
Soft Sleeper
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Fuzhou Airport Transfer
Phone
0591-96363
Website
fuzhouairport.com.cn
Bus from Putian to Fuzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
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 Civil Aviation Bureau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Lianjiang Minyun Bus Terminal to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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
$30 - $45
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
$58
Schedules at
lasa.trip8080.com
bus
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
lasa.xxcz.cn

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