Train to Tibet - Tibet Train Schedule, Routes & Tours

Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the only railway that links Tibet and other cities in China, which stretches 1956 kilometers from Xining to Lhasa. On account of the climate and environment of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the Qinghai-Tibet construction took a long time and overcame many difficulties. The modern design of the trains not only considers comfort, but also solves the difficulty which caused by the climate and environment of plateau.

At present, there are direct trains to Tibet from Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xining, Chongqing and Guangzhou, and the train from Shanghai, Chongqing and Guangzhou will stop at Xian.

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Tibet Train Route Map

Tibet Train Route Map

Tibet Train Schedule & Fare ( 2014 )

RouteDistanceDurationFrequencySoft SleeperHard Sleeper
Beijing - Lhasa 3753km 43 hrs 40 mins Daily CNY 1186 CNY 742
Guangzhou - Lhasa 4980km 55 hrs 13 mins Daily CNY 1526 CNY 892
Shanghai - Lhasa 4373km 48 hrs 39 mins Every other day CNY 1310.5 CNY 817.5
Chengdu - Lhasa 3360km 43 hrs 50 mins Every other day CNY 1101 CNY 689
Chongqing - Lhasa 3641km 44 hrs 17 mins Every other day CNY 1165 CNY 730
Xian - Lhasa 2832km 34 hrs 36 mins Every other day CNY 1005.5 CNY 629.5
Xining - Lhasa 1960km 23 hrs 30 mins Every other day CNY 794 CNY 497

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