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Lhasa to Xining Flight


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

Lhasa to Xining 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: 968miles (1558km)

Flying Duration: about 2.5-7 hrs

Major Airlines: Tibet Airlines, Southern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines

Frequency: around 5 flights per day

Flight Type: Direct + Connecting flights

Ticket Full Price: 1850 CNY (economy class)

Airports: Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (LXA) – Xining Caojiabao International Airport (CAN)

 

Lhasa Xining Flights Schedules

There are many flights you can take to transfer between Xining and Lhasa every day, including 4 or 6 direct flights and several other connecting flights. The direct flights usually fly directly between Lhasa Gonggar Airport and Xining Caojiabao Airport, and cost only about 2.5 hours. While the connecting flights offer more schedules and relatively cheaper prices, but cost longer time usually around 6~9 hours. Please note that the flight schedules will be cut down during winter and spring seasons.

Lhasa to Xining Flights Timetable

There are usually 3~5 flights departing from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Xining Caojiabao Airport each day with a duration between 2h 30m ~ 9h 5m. Two or three of the flights are direct flights. The rest are connecting flights which make stopovers at Chengdu, Yushu, Xian, etc. Check out following latest updated Lhasa to Xining flights schedules:

Flight No. Departure -- Arrival Duration Frequency Plane Ticket
13:20
Gonggar Airport
 
15:40
Caojiabao Airport T2
2h 20m SMTWTFS Airbus A319
1823 ¥
Economy Class
13:50
Gonggar Airport
 
15:55
Caojiabao Airport T2
2h 5m SMTWTFS Airbus A319
1792 ¥
Economy Class
07:05
Gonggar Airport
 
transfer
Chengdu
13:35
Caojiabao Airport
6h 30m SM - W - F - Airbus A330

Airbus A319
/
Economy Class
07:05
Gonggar Airport
 
transfer
Chengdu
14:15
Caojiabao Airport T2
7h 10m - - T - T - S Airbus A3209

Airbus A320
/
Economy Class
09:20
Gonggar Airport
 
transfer
Chengdu
18:25
Caojiabao Airport
9h 5m - M - W - F - Airbus A330

Airbus A320
/
Economy Class
09:20
Gonggar Airport
 
transfer
Chengdu
16:40
Caojiabao Airport
7h 20m S - T - T - S Airbus A330

Airbus A320
/
Economy Class
11:20
Gonggar Airport
 
transfer
Yushu
17:25
Caojiabao Airport
6h 5m SM - W - F - Airbus A319

Airbus A319
/
Economy Class
12:15
Gonggar Airport
 
transfer
Xian
19:20
Caojiabao Airport
7h 5m S - - - - - - Airbus A319

Airbus A320
/
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 Lhasa. While using our booking service, we will not only book the ticket, but also arrange a valuable tour package.

2. Apart from Xining, where can I flee?

Apart from Xining, you can fly to Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, Xi'an, 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 Xining and Shigatse each day. The airport name is Shigatse Peace Airport, which is about 46km from Shigatse city.

- Nyingchi - Chengdu stopver Xining 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 Xining or Chongqing. It is also available to fly out Tibet directly from Nyingchi.

- Qamdo - Both Chongqing and Xining 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 Xining from Lhasa with a child aging at 10 and the full price for the economy class is 1850 CNY, the ticket fare for the child is 925 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.

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