Most Frequently Asked Questions about Beijing Lhasa Flight
1. When is the best time to fly from Beijing to Lhasa?
If you want to buy your Beijing to Lhasa flight at a low price, the best choice is to avoid the high tourist season. For Tibet tours, the most popular time is from April to June and September to October. While the time between July and August, there are still a lot of people rush to Tibet since it is in the summer vacation in China. Therefore, try to plan your Tibet trip in low seasons, like winter, then you can book some discount flights.
2. Which airport should I go for taking the flight to Lhasa in Beijing?
There are about 2 direct flights flying to Lhasa from Beijing every day, and all of them take off at the Beijing Capital International Airport, which is about 25 kilometers away from the Beijing downtown area. You can choose from a variety of ways to transfer to the airport, by subway, taxi, or the airport shuttle bus etc.
3. How to get to my hotel after I arrived in Lhasa Airport?
Lhasa Gonggar Airport is about 65 kilometers southwest of Lhasa city, and there are several ways to get to the downtown. First, you can take the shuttle buses, which always wait right at the exit of the airport, and leave every 30 minutes until 21:30 at night. Upon arrival at the terminus, Lhasa Civil Aviation Bureau on Niangre Road 1, you can take other buses to your hotel. Besides, if you miss the shuttle bus, you can also take a taxi. By this way, you can go anywhere you want in Lhasa city, while the price is much higher as you can possibly imagine.
As a better option, you can use our shuttle service between your hotel and the airport for free, as long as you book your Tibet tour with us. In this case, when you arrive in Lhasa, your tour guide will meet you at the exit and transfer you to the reserved hotel.
4. What are the travel documents required when flying to Lhasa from Beijing?
As a foreign tourist, before boarding your flight to Lhasa from Beijing, you will need to hand your passport, Chinese Visa and the original Tibet Travel Permit for the check. The passport and Chinese Visa are the primary documents required for traveling to China from abroad. And the Tibet Travel Permit, also called Tibet Visa, is the required document for all foreign tourists to enter to Lhasa and travel around Tibet. To avoid the troublesome application procedure, we can help to obtain your Tibet travel permit on behalf of you, please feel free to contact us for details.
5. What is the luggage allowance for flights from Beijing to Lhasa?
Each piece of the check-in luggage should be no more than 32kg within the volume of 40x60x100cm. The free luggage allowance is 40kg for first class, 30 kg for business class, and 20 kg for economic class. It is suggested to attach your personal name or make a special mark on your luggage, so that it will be easier to find it when disembarking. Besides, the carry-on baggage should be within the volume of 20x40x55cm. Each first-class passenger can carry two pieces of baggage on board, with the weight no more than 8kg per piece. While business or economic passenger can carry one piece of baggage per person, with the weight no more than 5kg per piece.