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Beijing to Lhasa Train Travel


There are a pair of direct trains operated between Beijing and Lhasa in Tibet daily. It travels through Taiyuan, Xian, Lanzhou, Xining, Golmud, and arrives Lhasa 40 hours later. The train is specially designed to suit for the high plateau climate of Tibet. We have more details at Tibet trains page. At present, the connecting plan of train travel to Tibet is more popular. Many people, who cannot tolerate the long journey, take bullet train or flight to Lanzhou or Xining, then board the train there onto Lhasa via the Qinghai-Tibet railway.


Beijing - Lhasa Direct Trains


Z2120:00
Beijing West
12:30 +2
Lhasa
40h30mSoft Sleeper          $187
Hard Sleeper        $11
Hard Seat                 $55


Detailed Schedule:


NumberStationArr.Dep.Stay
1Beijing West 北京西-20:000min
2Shijiazhuang North石家庄北22:3322:374min
3Taiyuan太原00:1900:256min
4Zhongwe中卫07:0507:1611min
5Lanzhou 兰州12:1712:3316min
6Xining 西宁15:0015:2020min
7Delingha 德令哈19:2219:242min
8Golmud 格尔木22:1522:4025min
9Naqu 那曲08:0408:106min
10Lhasa 拉萨12:3012:300min


Beijing – Lanzhou High Speed Trains

Travel time from Beijing to Lanzhou reduces to less than 9 hours with high speed trains. The below listed trains are for your reference only.


Train No

Dep. Station

Dep. Time

Arr. Station

Arr. Time

Duration

Mileage

G437

Beijing West

6:27

Lanzhou West

13:40

7h13m

1784

G429

Beijing West

10:45

Lanzhou West

19:50

9h5m

1784

 

 

Lanzhou to Lhasa Trains

All trains to Lhasa meet at Lanzhou and make this city a gateway onto Tibet. Plan your trip according to schedule of Z917 which is the only train terminates at Lanzhou.


Train No

Dep. Station

Dep. Time

Arr. Station

Arr. Time

Duration

Mileage

Z223

Lanzhou Station

9:28

Lhasa Station

9:55

24h27m

2187

Z322/Z323

Lanzhou Station

9:29

Lhasa Station

9:55

24h26m

2188

Z917

Lanzhou Station

11:20

Lhasa Station

11:20

24h0m

2188

Z21

Lanzhou Station

12:32

Lhasa Station

12:45

24h13m

2184

Z264/Z265

Lanzhou Station

16:41

Lhasa Station

16:45

24h4m

2188

Z164/Z165

Lanzhou Station

18:34

Lhasa Station

19:35

25h1m

2188

 



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