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

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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Taxi, bus, train, drive  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take a taxi from Srinagar to Pahalgam
  2. Take the bus from Pahalgam to Jammu
  3. Take the train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  4. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  5. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station

$118 - $160

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Bus, train, drive  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Srinagar to Pahalgam
  2. Take the bus from Pahalgam to Jammu
  3. Take the train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  4. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Chitwan Sauraha
  5. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu
  6. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station

$129 - $153

Bus, train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Srinagar to Pahalgam
  2. Take the bus from Pahalgam to Jammu
  3. Take the train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  4. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
  5. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station

$123 - $136

Bus  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Srinagar to Delhi
  2. Take the bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
  3. Take the bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  4. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station

$129 - $135

Drive  •  42 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Srinagar to Lhasa 1851.9 miles

$300 - $440

Fly, bus  •  20 h 37 min

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

$139 - $480

Questions & Answers

The distance between Srinagar and Lhasa is 1614 km. The road distance is 2963.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 days 11 h to get from Srinagar to Lhasa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Srinagar Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 24 h 55 min and has two stopovers.

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Lhasa is 30 min ahead of Srinagar. It is currently 9:02 AM in Srinagar and 9:32 AM in Lhasa.

Yes, the driving distance between Srinagar to Lhasa is 2963 km. It takes approximately 42 h 23 min to drive from Srinagar to Lhasa.

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GoAir, Air China, Shandong Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Srinagar 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 Srinagar to Srinagar Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Srinagar to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 1008.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 days 11 h

What companies run services between Srinagar, India and Lhasa, China?

You can take a bus from Srinagar to Lhasa via Delhi, Regal, Adarsh Nagar, New Delhi, Pokhara, Kathmandu, and Kathmandu in around 3 days 6 h.

Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Srinagar to Lhasa via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
21 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Srinagar to Lhasa via Jammu, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Srinagar to Lhasa via Leh, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Srinagar to Lhasa via Amritsar, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Srinagar to Lhasa via Mumbai, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Srinagar to Lhasa via Delhi, Kunming
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
39 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
Ave. Duration
25 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
30 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
JKSRTC
Bus from Pahalgam to Jammu
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
jksrtc.co.in
Bus from Srinagar to Pahalgam
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
jksrtc.co.in
Bus from Srinagar to Delhi
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
jksrtc.co.in
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
bus
Bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Srinagar to Pahalgam
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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