Tibet Lhasa Railway Station
Tibet Lhasa Railway Station

Lhasa Railway Station, located in Niu New Area of Doilungdeqen District, is the largest station in Tibet. It is also the final destination of the famous Tibet Railway. Because Lhasa Railway Station is at altitude of 3600 meters it becomes one of highest railway stations in the world.

It is about 8 kilometers (5 miles) away from Potala Palace, which will totally take visitors about 25-30 minutes by road. According to local experience, traveling by the public bus such as Bus No.1, No.13, No.14 and No.30 will cost you only one yuan to go to the Potala Palace.

Lhasa Railway Train Travel Schedules shows there are five passenger trains stopping daily at Lhasa Railway Station. Currently, the next four trains are displayed by the departure indicator in both Chinese and Tibetan. The times and train numbers are in Latin alphanumeric characters.

2018 Xining to Lhasa Train Schedule

Including the direct Xining to Lhasa train, there are all the other trains to Lhasa via Xining railway station. In this case, if the tickets sold out in other popular stations like Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, you could get a ticket from Xining to Lhasa instead. The next is the schedules of all the trains to Lhasa via Xining.

Train No. From / To Dep. / Arr. Duration Distance (km) Frequency Hard sleeper Ticket Soft Sleeper Ticket
Z323 Chengdu to Lhasa 12:27/09:55 21:28 1972 Every Other Day CNY495 CNY781
Z223 Chongqing to Lhasa 12:27/09:55 21:28 1972 Every Other Day CNY495 CNY781
Z6801 Xining to Lhasa 14:01/11:10 21:09 1972 Every Other Day CNY495 CNY781
Z917 Lanzhou to Lhasa 14:01/11:10 21:09 1972 Every Other Day CNY495 CNY781
Z21 Beijing to Lhasa 15:21/12:10 20:49 1972 Daily CNY495 CNY781
Z265 Guangzhou to Lhasa 19:45/17:05 21:20 1972 Daily CNY495 CNY781
Z6811 Xining to Lhasa 20:30/18:10 21:40 1972 Daily (seasonal) CNY495 CNY781
Z165 Shanghai to Lhasa 21:32/19:17 21:45 1972 Daily CNY495 CNY781

 

Latest Timetable and Schedule of Xining Lhasa Train

Timetable of Xining to Lhasa Train – No. Z6801

Station Altitutde Arrival Departure Days Distance
Xining(西宁) 2,200 m  — 14:05 Day 1
Delingha(德令哈) 2,980 m 18:07 18:13 Day 1 521 km
Golmud(格尔木) 2,780 m 20:58 21:23 Day 1 830 km
Amdo(安多) 4,800 m 5:33 5:37 Day 2 1,524 km
Nagchu(那曲) 4,500 m 6:56 7:02 Day 2 1,650 km
Damxung(当雄) 4,290 m 8:38 8:42 Day 2 1,808 km
Lhasa(拉萨) 3,650 m 12:00  — Day 2 1,972 km

 

Timetable of Xining to Lhasa Train – No. Z6811

Station Altitutde Arrival Departure Days Distance
Xining(西宁) 2,200 m  — 20:20 Day 1
Delingha(德令哈) 2,980 m 00:22 00:28 Day 1 521 km
Golmud(格尔木) 2,780 m 03:13 03:38 Day 1 830 km
Amdo(安多) 4,800 m 11:41 11:45 Day 2 1,524 km
Nagchu(那曲) 4,500 m 13:15 13:21 Day 2 1,650 km
Damxung(当雄) 4,290 m 15:11 15:15 Day 2 1,808 km
Lhasa(拉萨) 3,650 m 17:25   — Day 2 1,972 km

 

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