There are 8 ways to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa by plane, bus, taxi, train or car

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Lhasa (LXA) PVG - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

$454 - $1,934

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Train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Lhasa Shanghai-Lhasa

$54 - $79

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Xigaze/Rikaze, taxi, bus  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Xigaze/Rikaze (RKZ) PVG - RKZ
  2. Take a taxi from Xigaze/Rikaze to Shigatse Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Shigatse Bus Station to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station

$349 - $2,075

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Nyingchi, taxi  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Nyingchi (LZY) PVG - LZY
  2. Take a taxi from Nyingchi to Lhasa

$422 - $1,552

Bus to Shanghai Hongqiao, fly to Lhasa, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport
  2. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Lhasa (LXA) SHA - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

$478 - $2,008

Bus, train  •  41 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Hongqiao Traffic Hub 1
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu Station
  3. Take the bus from Chengdu to Lhasa

$139 - $189

Bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
  2. Take the bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Lanzhou
  3. Take the bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station

$163

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa 2649.1 miles

$380 - $550

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa station. However, there are services departing from Shanghai Pudong Airport and arriving at Lasa West Suburb Coach Station via Shanghai, Yinchuan Nanmen Station and Lanzhou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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The distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and Lhasa is 2940 km. The road distance is 4238.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa without a car is to bus and train which takes 41 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa, including transfers.

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Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa bus services, operated by Qichezhan, depart from Shanghai station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa is to train which takes 2 days 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 23 h.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa bus services, operated by Qichezhan, arrive at Lasa West Suburb Coach Station.

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Lhasa is 2 h behind Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG). It is currently 7:09 PM in Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and 5:09 PM in Lhasa.

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa is 4239 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h to drive from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 1837.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

What companies run services between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), China and Lhasa, China?

China Railways Z-Class operates a train from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 days 0 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Lhasa via Shanghai station, Shanghai, Yinchuan Nanmen Station, Lanzhou, and Lanzhou in around 2 days 23 h.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nyingchi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nyingchi via Guilin, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xigaze/Rikaze via Xi An
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xigaze/Rikaze via Jinan, Xi An
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xigaze/Rikaze via Nanjing, Xi An
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xigaze/Rikaze via Qingdao, Xi An
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nyingchi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nyingchi via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nyingchi via Xi An
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nyingchi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nyingchi via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $110
1st Class Seat
$120 - $170
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $70
Hard Sleeper
$110 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $220
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
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shigatse Bus Station to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shanghai to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Shanghai Airport Authority
Bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
shanghaiairport.com
Bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Hongqiao Traffic Hub
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
shanghaiairport.com
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
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Other operators
Taxi from Xigaze/Rikaze to Shigatse Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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China Southern Airlines, Tibet Airlines Corporation, Juneyao Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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