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There are 3 ways to get from Shangri-La to Lhasa by plane, bus or car

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Fly, bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Deqen (DIG) to Lhasa (LXA) DIG - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

$157 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24h

  1. Take the bus from Shangri-La County to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station

$80

1 alternative option

Drive  •  30h 16m

  1. Drive from Shangri-La to Lhasa 1239.8 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Shangri-La to Lhasa is to bus which costs ¥551 and takes 24h.

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The quickest way to get from Shangri-La to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 3h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shangri-La County and arriving at Lasa North Suburb Coach Station station. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 24h.

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The distance between Shangri-La and Lhasa is 863 km. The road distance is 1983.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shangri-La to Lhasa without a car is to bus which takes 24h and costs ¥551.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Shangri-La to Lhasa, including transfers.

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Shangri-La to Lhasa bus services, operated by Qichezhan, depart from Shangri-La County station.

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The quickest flight from Deqen Airport to Lhasa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Shangri-La to Lhasa bus services, operated by Qichezhan, arrive at Lasa North Suburb Coach Station.

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Lhasa is 2h behind Shangri-La. It is currently 2:24 PM in Shangri-La and 12:24 PM in Lhasa.

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  • Distance: 539.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Shangri-La, China and Lhasa, China?

Qichezhan operates a bus from Shangri-La to Lhasa 3 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 24h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Deqen to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Deqen to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shangri-La County to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Shangri-La to Lhasa is 1984 km. It takes approximately 30h 16m to drive from Shangri-La to Lhasa.

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China Eastern Airlines and Tibet Airlines Corporation offer flights from Deqen Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Lhasa. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shangri-La to Deqen Airport is to taxi which takes 7m and costs ¥19 - ¥23.

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