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Qinghai-Tibet Railway Ticket Price

The ticket for Qinghai-Tibet Railway has been confirmed, sources from the 8th conference of the leading group for Qinghai-Tibet Railway construction.

Booking Center of Tibet train tickets to Lhasa from Beijing, Shanghai to Lhasa, Chengdu to Lhasa ... Qinghai-Tibet Railway, The world's highest railway, with the alternative name “rocket ... tour to help tourists explore the REAL Tibet has to offer at the BEST price.

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Distance (km)

Hard Seat Price

Hard Sleeper (Bottom Berth) Price

Soft Sleeper (Bottom Berth) Price

Beijing West-Lhasa


389 yuan (US$59)

813 yuan (US$123)

 1,262 yuan (US$190)



331 yuan (US$50)

712 yuan (US$108)

 1,104 yuan (US$168)



355 yuan (US$54)

754 yuan (US$115) 

1,168 yuan (US$177)



242 yuan (US$37) 

552 yuan (US$84)

854 yuan (US$130)



226 yuan (US$35)

523 yuan(US$79)

810 yuan (US$123)



406 yuan  (US$62)

845 yuan  (US$128)

1314 yuan  (US$199)



 451 yuan  (US$68)

923 yuan  (US$140)

1434 yuan  (US$217)

How to buy train tickets for the Qinghai-Tibet Railway

Taking the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Plateau Train to Lhasa and experiencing an unforgettable train journey is desirable for many tourists who want to travel to Tibet. However, it is really difficult to buy tickets for soft sleeper private rooms on the Qinghai-Tibet train, especially in June and September, many students in the mainland will go to Tibet for sightseeing during the holidays, and the weather in Tibet in summer is just right, so it is not so easy to get altitude sickness, so many people will go to Lhasa to play during this time period, which also makes it difficult to find a train ticket to Tibet, not to mention a four-person private room, even a six-person private room, which is also difficult to buy a ticket. This article tells you how to successfully buy a soft sleeper ticket for a four-person private room on the Qinghai-Tibet train.

1. Avoid the tourist season and choose to go to Tibet in spring, autumn or winter

Summer is actually not the most beautiful season in Tibet, but because the plateau is dry and easy to be high, summer is just the rainy season, and the temperature is also suitable, so Tibet in summer is indeed more comfortable, not so dry, and not easy to high-rise, especially when you go to Ali and other high-altitude areas, it will not be too cold, and you can also see the green grassland.

But if you don't go to high-altitude areas, just go to Lhasa Nyingchi Mountain, South Shigatse and other areas to visit, see temples, etc., you can choose to travel in the off-season. Especially in the month after May and October 8, there will not be so many tourists and the prices will not be so expensive, but the scenery is exceptionally beautiful, and it will be easier to enter Tibet and buy tickets.

For many places in the mainland, everyone likes to go to warm places such as Hainan and Thailand in winter, and there are fewer tourists to go to colder places like Tibet, which also gives many overseas tourists an excellent opportunity to go to Tibet.

2. Book tickets directly with a travel agency, and the travel agency will have more channels to buy tickets

For foreign tourists and tourists from Taiwan, China, traveling to Tibet cannot be just a walk. This is because foreign tourists and tourists from Taiwan, China cannot travel to Tibet independently, and they need to arrange travel through qualified Tibet travel agencies, plan relevant matters for Tibet tourism in advance, and apply for relevant Tibetan travel documents such as entry letters in advance.

Determining these Tibet travel details in advance is the key to allowing travel agencies to successfully book train tickets to Tibet for you. Travel agencies often have a variety of channels to successfully book Qinghai-Tibet Railway train tickets for tourists to travel to Tibet. It would be better if you could book a tour with a Tibet travel agency at least two months in advance, so that the travel agent has more time to buy train tickets that meet your requirements. Even the peak season can allow you to successfully take the Qinghai-Tibet train to Tibet.

As a pioneer in Tibet's tourism industry, we provide tourists with one-stop services related to Tibet tourism throughout the year, whether it is arranging travel routes, transportation and accommodation, or booking train tickets or air tickets to Tibet. If you need it, please feel free to contact us and we will guarantee you the perfect Tibet tour.

4. Transit to take the bus, you can take the bus to Xining, Delingha, Golmud and other places

If it's hard to buy a ticket for a train from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and other places to Lhasa, it's better to try a train from another region. At present, there are 6 trains a day into Tibet, and more trains will be added during the peak season. As the starting station of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, Xining can be used as the best station. Check out the Xining-Lhasa train guide for details.

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Qinghai-Tibet Railway ticket-grabbing guide

The Qinghai-Tibet Railway is the world's highest altitude plateau train, and it is the dream of many people to take the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. The number of tickets for the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is limited, and how to buy tickets for the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is a problem that many Tibetan tourists are concerned about

Preparation before grabbing tickets for the Qinghai-Tibet Railway

Registered China Railway 12306

Before buying a train ticket for the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the most important thing is to complete the registration on the official website of the 12306 Railway.

When registering and purchasing tickets on the 12306 website, there are four types of valid identity documents that can be used according to regulations:

Chinese Resident Identity Card

Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents (Home Return Permit)

Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents (Taiwan Compatriot Permit)

Foreign passports

Calculate the opening time for pre-orders

Qinghai-Tibet Railway train tickets are open for purchase 14 days before departure, please calculate the time of opening for ticket purchase, usually the train tickets of Qinghai-Tibet Railway, after opening for ticket purchase, are often spikes, so be sure to grasp the time.

Prepare payment instruments

After successfully applying for a seat on the 12306 website, please pay the ticket online within the payment time prompted on the website, the overdue seat will not be reserved, at present, the 12306 website supports the following online payment tools to pay for the ticket:

Users who have opened online banking accounts of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, Bank of China, China Merchants Bank, China Construction Bank and Postal Savings Bank can directly use the bank's online banking.

Users who open online banking accounts with other banks can use UnionPay Banking.

Users who have not opened an online banking account can use UnionPay Quick Payment.

Users can use Alipay and WeChat Pay.

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