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Departing every day at 18:33 from Shanghai Railway Station, the Shanghai-Lhasa Train Z164 arrives at Lhasa Railway Station at 15:05 two days later, taking 44:32 hours to ride through the 4,373 kilometers across eight provinces. As the train travels amid mountainous range, conductors of each compartment of the train will use Chinese, Tibetan Language and English to introduce renowned scenic spots along the railway line as well as Tibetan customs and making of Tibetan dishes, etc.

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  • Train No.
  • Departure
  • Train Stops
  • Arrival
  • Duration
  • Distance
  • Frequency
  • Z164
  • Shanghai (18:33)
  • Suzhou (19:24)
    Wuxi (19:49)
    Nanjing (21:19)
    Bengbu (22:56)
    Xuzhou (00:25)
    Zhengzhou (03:20)
    Luoyang (04:50)
    Xi'an (09:27)
    Xianyang (09:44)
    Baoji (11:08)
    Lanzhou (16:36)
    Xining (19:26)
    Golmud (01:59)
    Amdo (10:01)
    Nagchu (11:26)

  • Lhasa (15:05)
  • 44:32hrs
  • 4,373km
  • Daily

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The ticket prices above are the net prices. 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.

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Tibet travel permit is needed for collecting your Tibet train ticket and also boarding the train. Once you book the train ticket with us, we will guarantee to get the Tibet permit for you. We will deliver the permit to your hotel or any other place you prefer in Shanghai. For some emergency circumstances, we can hand it to you personally at Shanghai Railway Station before your train trip.

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Shanghai is an ideal city for international travelers because it has many international flights and cruises connecting the global world. As traditionally the most developed international metropolis of China, the city's multicultural flair endows it with a unique glamour and lifestyle which can be felt deeply by visiting famous attractions such as Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund, and Nanjing Road.

If you travel to Tibet from Shanghai by train, you will experience an interesting contrast on the culture and lifestyle which may cause you to think deeply about the essence of life.

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