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Lhasa to Beijing Flight

Lhasa Beijing Flights - Route, Schedule, Fares, Cost Price, Ticket Booking 2020/2021

Beijing to Lhasa Flight Map

About Lhasa Gonggar International Airport

Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (LXA) is the largest and most important airport in Tibet Autonomous Region. In 2016, the airport has greeted more than 3 million passengers, most of whom are travelers, including thousands of foreigner travelers. The airport is about 62 kilometers (39 mi) southwest of the city in Gonggar County of Shannan, and . The airport is one of the highest airports in the world with an elevation of 3,570 meters (11,710 ft). Airbus A340 and Boeing 757 aircrafts are allowed to park in the airport.

Distance: 1867 miles (3004 km)

Flying Duration: 4~6 hours

Major Airlines: Air China & Tibet Airlines

Frequency: around 3 flights per day

Flight Type: non-stop flights + stopover

Ticket Full Price: 3260 CNY (economy class)

Airports: Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (LXA) – Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)


Lhasa Beijing Flights Schedules

There are three daily flights taking off from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport, including two nonstop flights and one flight with a stopover at Chengdu. One nonstop Lhasa to Beijing Flight and the flight with stopover are operated by Air China while another nonstop Lhasa to Beijing flight is operated by Tibet Airlines. The nonstop flights will take you from Lhasa to Beijing within 4.5 hours. It is suggested that you take a morning flight (CA4126) to Beijing because you can have a half day to acclimatize yourself to the high altitude environment.

Check following table for details about Lhasa Beijing Flight Schedules and fares to decide which to choose.

Flight No. Departure -- Arrival Duration Frequency Plane Ticket
Gonggar Airport

Capital Airport (T3)
3h 55m SMTWTFS Airbus A319
3260 ¥
Economy Class
Gonggar Airport
Capital Airport (T3)
6h 5m SMTWTFS Airbus A319
3260 ¥
Economy Class

Important Notice:

1. Above flight schedules and fares are only for reference, please contact us to catch up on the latest information. But we usually will keep them updated;

2. The airlines companies usually will cut down the flight schedules during winter and spring seasons. There may be no daily flight in some months.

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Useful Notes on Tibet Flight Travel

1. How to book flight ticket?

The flight ticket can be booked at online websites, such as Booking.com, Expedia, Ctrip, Qunar, etc. You can also buy the ticket from the airports in China or flight resellers. You are also welcomed to let us book your flight. We are always keeping up with the latest flight news and usually can book the ticket at a cheaper price. During summer and autumn, it is usuall difficult to book the flights to Beijing. While using our booking service, we will not only book the ticket, but also arrange a valuable tour package.

2. Apart from Beijing, where can I flee?

Apart from Beijing, you can fly to Chengdu, Xian, Chongqing, Kunming, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shangri-la etc.

3. International flights from Tibet

So far, there is only one international air line connecting Lhasa: Lhasa - Kathmandu. During summer days, there are daily direct flights operated, sometimes two flights and sometimes just one flight. Only Air China and Sichuan Airlines are operating the Lhasa - Kathmandu flights. To take a flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu.

4. What else airport, apart Lhasa Gonggar International Airport?

Tibet has five airports in total. Besides Lhasa Gonggar Airport, you can also take a flight to Shigatse, Nyingchi, Ngari and Qamdo. But only certain cities in China operate flights to these smaller cities.

- Shigatse - there is daily flight flying between Chengdu and Shigatse each day. The airport name is Shigatse Peace Airport, which is about 46km from Shigatse city.

- Nyingchi - Chengdu usually offers 4 morning flights to Nyingchi Milin Airport. While its neighboring city Chongqing also has 3 morning flights to Nyingchi each day. If you travel from Nyingchi to Lhasa, you are recommended to take a flight to Nyingchi firstly from Chengdu or Chongqing. It is also available to fly out Tibet directly from Nyingchi.

- Qamdo - Both Chongqing and Chengdu operate a daily flight to Qamdo in Tibet. But there are few travelers have chosen this line because Qamdo is not a popular tourist destination in Tibet.

- Ngari - Urumqi (capital of Xinjiang) offers a daily direct flight to Ngari with a stop at Kashgar on every Tuesday and Friday. Taking this flight, passengers need Military Permit and Border Pass as well as Tibet Travel Permit.

5. The regulation on the luggage allowance on the plane

Luggage Type First Class Business Class Economy Class Allowed Baggage Size
Allowed Carry-on Baggage 5kg * 2 pieces 5kg 5kg 55cm/20cm/40cm(L/B/H)
Allowed Checked-in Baggage 40kg 30kg 20kg 100cm/60cm/40cm(L/B/H)

6. Will my kids get a discounted flight ticket?

Kids aging 2 to 12 years old (including 12) will get a discount of 50% of the full price of the flight fare. If an adult take a flight to Lhasa from Beijing with a child aging at 10 and the full price for the economy class is 3260 CNY, the ticket fare for the child is 1630 CNY. The child also doesn’t have to pay for Airport Construction Fee while the adult has to. Infant under 2 years old only has to pay 10% of the full price, but the separate seat is not provided.

7. How do I collect (receive) the flight ticket?

Since most flight tickets are booked online, so firstly you will receive an e-ticket. You will change a paper ticket when you checking in your flight at a counter in the airport.