Changsha Lhasa Train is actually a direct train. It goes from Guangzhou to Lhasa and passes through Changsha. It takes about 35 hours to run every two days. If you take a plane, you can fly from Changsha to Chongqing or Chengdu, and then to Lhasa. It is recommended to fly to Chengdu because there are about 7 flights from Chengdu to Lhasa every day. Generally, you can go to Lhasa on the same day.
Train no Z264 is an only direct train between Lhasa and Changsha, It departs on 7:20 pm and will arrive at 7:20 pm on the third day. the whole course of Travel is 55 hours. with soft sleeper, it cost ￥1293.5, hard sleeper ￥ 808.5 and hard seat cost ￥ 397.5. from our suggestions, you can book tickets online and in advance. Of course, if you go to Tibet, you should pay attention to the high-altitude sickness, and remember to prepare the high altitude medicine, and the Gao Yuan An are the best.
|Train No.||Destinations||Depart||Arrival||Run Time||Distance||Hard Sleeper||Soft Sleeper|
|Z265||Changsha to Lhasa||13:30||08:37 (3rd day)||43h 19m||2832 km||CNY 786||CNY 1222|
|Z266||Lhasa to Changsha||08:37||21:15 (3rd day)||33h 10m||2832 km||CNY 786||CNY 1222|
|Frequency: Depart daily|
Schedule of the Train Z266:
Changsha railway station
Changsha Railway Station is a transportation hub on Beijing-Guangzhou, Shimen-Changsha, Zhejiang-Jiangxi and Hunan-Guizhou railways. It is 15.5 miles (25 km) from Huanghua International Airport and 6.2 miles (10 km) from the South Railway Station.
The station mainly operates ordinary trains to major domestic cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, and Xian as well as some high-speed trains to some nearby cities including Xiangtan, Zhuzhou, and Shimenxian.
The link for the official ticket booking website is www.12306.cn . since there is no English service. Find someone can read the Chinese language for help.