Lanzhou to Lhasa Train Travel Guide
Lanzhou is the capital city of Gansu Province in northwest China and used to be a very important point on the ancient Silk Road. As it is nearest Xining,there is a train departs from Lanzhou to Lhasa every other days, and the trains to Tibet which come from inland China all make a stop in Lanzhou.
Lanzhou - Lhasa Train Schedule & Tickets Online Booking (2019 & 2020)
|Train Number||Departure||Arrival||Duration||Distance||Frequency||Ticket Price|
*Note:Due to the development of railway system and an increase of train speed, the duration was shortened by the end of 2017.The actual arrival and departure time of train, please refer to the information on your ticket, or consult your travel consultant.
About ticket price:
The ticket prices above are the net price. In reality, since the demand for Tibet train ticket far exceeds the supply, to successfully book the train ticket for you, an additional service fee is involved. However, we will manage to secure the ticket and ensure you a seamless Tibet train journey.
Lanzhou to Lhasa Train Schedule and Price
One Train Originally departs from Lanzhou while others just pass by.
|Train Number||Arrive in Lanzhou||Leave Lanzhou to Lhasa||Train comes from||Duration||Frenquacy||Price|
|Z223/Z323||09:27||09:55||Chongqing/Chengdu||24h 28m||Every day||
Hard Sleeper Berth
Soft Sleeper Bereth
|Z917||11:16||11:20||Lanzhou (original)||24h 04m||Every two days|
|Z21||12:32||12:40||Beijing||24h 08m||Every day|
|Z265||16:41||16:19||Guangzhou||23h 38m||Every day|
|Z165||18:34||19:30||Shanghai||24h 56m||Every day|
The ticket prices above are the net price. In reality, as traveling in Tibet is so popular that the actual ticket demand far exceeds the supply, in-bound and out-bound tourists have to pay more than the net price to buy tickets. The actual price is subject to the market fluctuation. In some cases, the actual price could be double than the net price. Despite the uncertainty and difficulty in purchasing train tickets, Tibet Vista would manage to book tickets at a reasonable price ( usually 20 percent lower than the market price) and promise to offer free service for it. If tourists only want to buy train tickets via Tibet Vista without intending to travel to Tibet, Tibet Vista will have to charge a small amount of service fee.
*** Lanzhou is only 240km away from Xining, the beginning train station of Qinghai Tibet Railway (by bus 2.5 hours, by train 2 hours and 20 minutes.). However, Lanzhou to Lhasa train departs every other day, if there is no train on the day, tourists may take a fast train from Lanzhou to Xining and then transfer the train to Lhasa in Xining.
*** Foreign tourists are required to show Tibet Travel Permit when checking in.
*** Big cities in China like Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou.. have regular flights to Lanzhou every day, tourists may go to Lanzhou by plane then go to Lhasa by train.
Find your way to Lanzhou Railway Sation
Location: Chengguan District, Lanzhou, Gansu Province along Huochezhan Dong Road (火车站东路)
Lanzhou Railway Sation
Address : No. 393, Railway East Road, Lanzhou
Phone: (86-931) 4922222
Ticket Booking Hotline: 12306
Distance from Airport: appro. 71.4km, 55 minutes
Bus to There: No. 31, No. 302, No.1
How to travel from Lanzhou Airport to the Railway Station
It takes about 1hour and 6 min to travel from Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport to Lan Zhou Railway Station by taxi.
Lanzhou to Lhasa Train Tour Booking Help
If you are planning your trip to Lhasa from Xian by train or have any questions about the travelling to Tibet by train, please feel free to contact us for consultation. We are ready to help you out.
About the Author - Kham Sang
Kham Sang is responsible and honest with more than six years of guide experience in Tibet.She has strong interpersonal skills and can communicate effectively with tourists.
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