There are 7 ways to get from Thailand to Lhasa by plane, bus, train, taxi, night bus or car

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  11 h 16 min

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

$296 - $709

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Fly from Don Muang, bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Lhasa (LXA) DMK - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau

$175 - $266

5 alternative options

Bus, train, taxi  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Luohuang South
  4. Take a taxi from Luohuang South to Yongchuan East
  5. Take the train from Yongchuan East to Xindu East
  6. Take the bus from Chengdu to Lhasa

$287 - $337

Train, bus  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Chongqing West Station
  4. Take the train from Chongqing West Station to Guangyuan
  5. Take the train from Guangyuan to Lhasa

$240 - $367

Bus, Minivan, train  •  3 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
  2. Take the Minivan from Vang Vieng Malany to Luang Prabang Malany
  3. Take the bus from Naga Express Travel Luang Prabang to Kunming Yunnan
  4. Take the train from Kunming South to Qujing North
  5. Take the train from Qujing to Chengdu
  6. Take the bus from Chengdu to Lhasa

$229 - $259

Bus, Sleeper, train  •  4 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
  2. Take the Sleeper from Vientiane Bus Station to Kunming South Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Chengdu
  4. Take the train from Chengdu to Lhasa

$194 - $229

Drive  •  45 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Lhasa 1995 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

The distance between Thailand and Lhasa is 1920 km. The road distance is 3192 km.

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The best way to get from Thailand to Lhasa without a car is to bus and train and taxi which takes 2 days 16 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 16 min to get from Thailand to Lhasa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Lhasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Lhasa is 1 h behind Thailand. It is currently 3:20 PM in Thailand and 2:20 PM in Lhasa.

Yes, the driving distance between Thailand to Lhasa is 3192 km. It takes approximately 45 h 10 min to drive from Thailand to Lhasa.

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Thai Airways International, Tibet Airlines Corporation, Shandong Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi 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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Map of how to get from Thailand to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 1199.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 16 min

What companies run services between Thailand and Lhasa, China?

There is no direct connection from Samut Prakan to Lhasa. However, you can take the bus to Bearing Skytrain Station, Lasal, take the walk to Bearing, take the BTS to Phaya Thai, take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa. Alternatively, you can take the line 63 bus to Klong Prem Central Prison Opposite, Electricity, take the walk to The Separation Of Agriculture, take the line 555 bus to Oil Cargo, take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Phuket, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chengdu, Yushu
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Phuket, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Flights from Don Muang to Lhasa via Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Luohuang South
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $100
Business Class Seat
$170 - $200
Train from Yongchuan East to Xindu East
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$22 - $26
1st Class Seat
$35 - $40
Business Class Seat
$65 - $85
Train from Kunming South to Chongqing West Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $200
Train from Chongqing West Station to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $50
1st Class Seat
$65 - $80
Business Class Seat
$130 - $160
Train from Kunming South to Qujing North
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $17
1st Class Seat
$22 - $25
Business Class Seat
$45 - $55
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chongqing West Station to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$27 - $40
1st Class Seat
$35 - $55
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chongqing West Station to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$13 - $18
Hard Sleeper
$26 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$40 - $55
Train from Qujing to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $23
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
Train from Kunming to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$19 - $24
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $70
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangyuan to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
33 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $45
Hard Sleeper
$70 - $90
Soft Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Chengdu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
38 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $50
Hard Sleeper
$80 - $95
Soft Sleeper
$110 - $150
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
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Naga Express Travel Luang Prabang to Kunming Yunnan
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
12go.asia
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.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
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Minivan
Bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Luang Prabang Malany
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
baolau.com
Thongly Bus
Website
baolau.com
Night bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Kunming South Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$113
Schedules at
baolau.com
Other operators
Taxi from Luohuang South to Yongchuan East
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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