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How to travel into Tibet from Russia

Flight information from Russia to Tibet through China

The most common way to travel to Tibet from Russia is to fly to one of the major cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, or Chengdu, and then take a connecting flight to Lhasa, Tibet’s capital city. – Major airlines, such as Air China, China Eastern Airlines, and Sichuan Airlines, operate flights from Russia to China. The most common departure cities in Russia are Moscow and St. Petersburg. – It is important to note that foreign travellers need a Chinese visa to enter China, and a Tibet Travel Permit to enter Tibet. The latter can only be obtained through a travel agency in China or Tibet.

Flight information from Russia to Tibet through Nepal

Another option to travel to Tibet is to fly to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, and then take a flight or overland transfer to Tibet. – Nepal Airlines and Air China operate direct flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Alternatively, travellers can take a bus or hire a private car to drive to the Tibetan border and then enter Tibet by land.

Similar to the China option, travellers need to obtain a Tibet Travel Permit to enter Tibet, as well as a Nepalese visa to enter Nepal. It is recommended to arrange all necessary permits and visas before departure. It is important to check with local embassies and travel agencies for up-to-date information and guidance before planning any trip.

If you choose to travel from Russia to Tibet through Beijing

There are few direct flights from Russia to Beijing. Some of the airlines that operate direct flights include Aeroflot, China Southern Airlines, and Hainan Airlines. The flight duration is typically around 7-8 hours. It is recommended to check with the respective airline for the most up-to-date schedule and pricing information.

beijing Lhasa Flight

The flights from Beijing to Lhasa are available twice a day, with a flight duration of around 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Trains depart from Beijing to the capital of the Tibetan plateau every day, covering a distance of approximately 3,757 km. The train journey takes about 41-42 hours to cross China, passing through six provinces. The train departs from Beijing in the evening and arrives in Lhasa in the afternoon on the third day.

tibet Train from Beijing to Lhasa

If you choose to travel from Russia to Tibet through Chengdu or Shanghai

 There are no direct flights from Russia to Chengdu. However, several airlines offer connecting flights with layovers in other Chinese cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, or Guangzhou. Some of the airlines operating these routes include Air China, China Eastern Airlines, and S7 Airlines. Flight times and schedules may vary depending on the airline and the route chosen. It is recommended to check with the airlines or a travel agent for the latest information and availability.

chengdu Lhasa Flight

The trip from Chengdu to Lhasa is a short one, taking just over two hours. There are typically 14 non-stop flights to Lhasa available each day.

The Train from Chengdu to Lhasa departs every other day. The Z322 (21:37-09:55) lasted 36 hours and 18 minutes. It is recommended that tourists who need to take the train from Chengdu to Lhasa check with their travel consultant in advance if they need to book a train ticket.

tibet Train from Chengdu to Lhasa

There are several airlines that operate direct flights from Russia to Shanghai, including Aeroflot, China Eastern Airlines, and S7 Airlines. The flight time typically takes around 7-9 hours depending on the departure and arrival cities. Some popular departure cities in Russia include Moscow and St. Petersburg. It’s recommended to check with the airlines for specific flight schedules and prices.

shanghai Lhasa Flight

The flight from Shanghai is not a direct flight but stops at Xi’an. While a flight from Shanghai takes approximately 7 hours and 55 minutes, and a two-hour transit in Xi’an

The train route from Shanghai to Lhasa is the second longest, covering a distance of 4,373 kilometres in 46-47 hours. The train departs from Shanghai every night and reaches Lhasa before noon on the third day. The train offers soft and hard sleeper bunks, costing around US$ 118 per person.

tibet Train from Shanghai to Lhasa

Travelling from Russia to Tibet via Guangzhou

There are direct flights from Moscow and St. Petersburg to Guangzhou. Airlines such as Aeroflot, China Southern Airlines, and S7 Airlines offer direct flights between the cities.

guangdong Lhasa Flight

There is only one flight a day from Guangzhou to Lhasa, and China Southern Airlines CZ3463 (08: 25-14: 30) departs from Baiyun International Airport T2.

The train from Guangzhou to Lhasa departs every day, Z264 (11: 45-16: 19), which lasts 52 hours and 34 minutes. Since there is only one train per day, it is difficult to buy tickets in the tourist season. Check with your travel consultant in advance 

tibet Train from Guangzhou to Lhasa

Travelling from Russia to Tibet, through Kathmandu, Nepal.

There are several airlines that offer flights from Russia to Kathmandu via Delhi. Some of the popular airlines are 1. Air India 2. Aeroflot 3. Turkish Airlines 4. Emirates 5. Qatar Airways 6. Etihad Airways The duration of the flight depends on the airline and the layover time in Delhi. But usually, the total travel time can range from 14 to 24 hours. It is recommended to check with the airlines for the latest schedules and prices.

kathmandu Lhasa Flight

Kathmandu is the only country with a direct flight to Lhasa, a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa costs about US$ 300.The flight time is relatively short, the journey of 600 km takes about an hour. There are two direct flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa, CA408 (12: 10-16:00) and 3U8720 (11:30-15: 10).

Travellers can take planes from Kathmandu to Lhasa, Tibet. It is the only international flight to Tibet. Air China’s flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa depart around 12:10 pm every day and arrive in Lhasa at 4:00 pm local time. Sichuan Airlines has flights departing from Nepal at 11:30 in the morning.

Road trip from Nepal to Lhasa through Krirong Port.

Tourists will enter Tibet through Kyirong Port. It is the only open border between Nepal and Tibet. on Way, you can view Mount Everest and the Himalayan Mountains.

When the route to Tibet is planned, start to choose the best season for Tibet travel to Tibet, and the rest of the travel service will be assured to the travel agency to handle it.

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