There are 6 ways to get from Shenzhen to Lhasa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Shenzhen, bus  •  9 h 28 min

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

$194 - $956

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Train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to Guangzhou South Shenzhen Futian-Guangzhou South / ...
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou to Lhasa Guangzhou-Lhasa

$69 - $100

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Train to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly, bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen to Guangzhou East Station
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Lhasa (LXA) CAN - LXA
  3. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

Train via Lanzhou West Station  •  37 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Lanzhou West Station
  3. Take the train from Lanzhou West Station to Xining
  4. Take the train from Xining to Lhasa Z21

$188 - $251

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Shenzhen to Haikou
  2. Take the bus from Haikou to Sichuan Chengdu
  3. Take the bus from Chengdu to Lhasa

$167 - $187

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Shenzhen to Lhasa 2857 miles

$410 - $600

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No, there is no direct bus from Shenzhen to Lhasa. However, there are services departing from Shenzhen and arriving at Lhasa via Haikou and Chengdu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Shenzhen station to Lhasa. However, there are services departing from Futian Station and arriving at Lhasa via Guangzhou South, Lanzhou West Station and Xining. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 20 min.

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The distance between Shenzhen and Lhasa is 2421 km. The road distance is 4571.3 km.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Lhasa without a car is to train which takes 37 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from Shenzhen to Lhasa, including transfers.

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Shenzhen to Lhasa bus services, operated by Trip 8080, depart from Shenzhen station.

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Shenzhen to Lhasa train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Futian Station.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Lhasa is to train which takes 37 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 12 h.

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There is no direct flight from Shenzhen Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Shenzhen to Lhasa bus services, operated by Trip 8080, arrive at Lhasa station.

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Map of how to get from Shenzhen to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 1512.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Guangzhou South, Lanzhou West Station, and Xining in around 37 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Haikou, Sichuan Chengdu, and Chengdu in around 2 days 12 h.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Xining
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Xining
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Mianyang
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shenzhen to Guangzhou East Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Futian Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Guangzhou South to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$140 - $180
1st Class Seat
$250 - $280
Business Class Seat
$460 - $550
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lanzhou West Station to Xining
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $14
1st Class Seat
$11 - $17
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lanzhou West to Xining
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$16 - $24
Soft Sleeper
$24 - $35
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xining to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
21 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$25 - $40
Hard Sleeper
$60 - $75
Soft Sleeper
$85 - $120
Train from Guangzhou to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$55 - $80
Hard Sleeper
$130 - $150
Soft Sleeper
$190 - $260
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
Trip 8080
Website
haikou.trip8080.com
Bus from Shenzhen to Haikou
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
haikou.trip8080.com
Bus from Chengdu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
lasa.trip8080.com
Smooth Transit Network
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Haikou to Sichuan Chengdu
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
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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Lhasa is 2 h behind Shenzhen. It is currently 4:08 PM in Shenzhen and 2:08 PM in Lhasa.

Shenzhen to Lhasa train services, operated by China Railways Z-Class, arrive at Lhasa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shenzhen to Lhasa is 4571 km. It takes approximately 2 days 3 h to drive from Shenzhen to Lhasa.

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China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Shenzhen 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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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Shenzhen Airport is to line 1 subway which takes 50 min and costs .

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