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

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Fly, bus  •  3 h 42 min

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

$157 - $217

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Bus  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Shangri-La to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station

$79 - $80

1 alternative option

Drive  •  30 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Shangri-La to Lhasa 1239.8 miles

$170 - $260

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shangri-La and arriving at Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station station. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 24 h.

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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 24 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Shangri-La to Lhasa, including transfers.

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Shangri-La to Lhasa bus services, operated by Tibet Transportation, depart from Shangri-La station.

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The quickest flight from Deqen Airport to Lhasa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Shangri-La to Lhasa bus services, operated by Tibet Transportation, arrive at Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station.

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Lhasa is 2 h behind Shangri-La. It is currently 3:11 AM in Shangri-La and 1:11 AM in Lhasa.

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

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China Eastern Airlines offers flights from Deqen Airport to Lhasa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Shangri-La to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 539.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

Tibet Transportation operates a bus from Shangri-La to Lhasa 4 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 24 h. Qichezhan also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Deqen to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
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
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Shangri-La to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Shangri-La County to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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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 Shangri-La to Deqen Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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