There is 1 way to get from Thimphu to Lhasa by plane or bus

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Fly, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Paro (PBH) to Lhasa (LXA) PBH - LXA
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa

$230 - $446

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The cheapest way to get from Thimphu to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $450 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thimphu to Lhasa is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $450 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Thimphu and Lhasa is 282 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Thimphu to Lhasa, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Thimphu to Lhasa.
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  • Distance: 175.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Thimphu, Bhutan and Lhasa, China?

There is no direct connection from Thimphu to Lhasa. However, you can take the drive to Paro airport, fly to Lhasa, take the walk to Lhasa Airport, then take the bus to Lhasa.

Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Paro to Lhasa via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Paro to Lhasa via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airports-china.com

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