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Launched as early as in July 2006, Beijing Lhasa trains (T27) has served as one of the three initial railway routes of Qinghai-Tibet Railway. With other two major railway lines moving from Chengdu to Lhasa and Xining to Lhasa. Beijing-Lhasa train stretches as far as 3757km and crosses over 8 provinces and it takes around...
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The Guangzhou Lhasa train also made its debut in July 2006. The train to Lhasa from Guangzhou departs every other day at noon from Guangzhou Train Station and arrives at Lhasa Railway Station in the late afternoon on the third day after over 54 hours covering a distance of 4980 km. Its operational speed is...
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Lanzhou Lhasa Trains start from Lanzhou. It is the capital city of Gansu Province in northwest China and used to be a very important point on the ancient Silk Road. Lanzhou Lhasa Trains, As it is nearest Xining, the beginning of Qinghai Tibet Railway, there is a train departs from Lanzhou to Lhasa every other...
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There are two trains from Xi’an to Lhasa. the first one is  Train No Z265, which starts from Guangzhou station, passes through Xi’an and ends at Lhasa Station. The other train is  No Z165, which starts from Shanghai station, passes through Xi’an and also ends at Lhasa. Both Train Z265  and Z165 from Xi’an to Lhasa...
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Though there are trains bound for Lhasa from Beijing, Shanghai, and Chengdu, the genuine Qinghai-Tibet train starts from Xining. It takes approximately one day distance from Xining to Lhasa. Each year there are around one-quarter of tourists who may take the train to Lhasa from Xining. The Z6801 is the only train that starts directly...
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Chengdu to Lhasa Train is a hot travel route bridging Tibet with the homeland of giant pandas. The railway crosses 5 provinces and measures 3360 km. Currently, there is only one pair of non-bullet trains, Z322/Z324, running between Chengdu and Lhasa with the duration of 36/36.5 hours. Take Z322 train at Chengbai Du station (i.e. North Railway...
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T164, as one of the early three railway links with Tibet, connects Shanghai with Lhasa. The railway line covers 8 provinces from east to west China and has 4373 km in total. It normally takes about 47. 47 hours to reach Lhasa from Shanghai. As the train travels amid mountainous range, conductors of each compartment...
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Every other day, there is one train runs between Chongqing and Lhasa. Train T222 departs from Chongqing at 20:18 and arrives at Lhasa on the third day at 16:35. The city is one of the major starting points for trains to Tibet, and the journey by train to Lhasa covers 3,030km taking around 35 hours. For visitors who...
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After four years of construction, the high-elevation Lhasa – Shigatse Railway was finally open to the public on August 15, 2014. It was an extension line of Qinghai-Tibet Railway with altitudes ranging from 3,600 to 4,000 meters. Z8801was the exact train one needs to take from Lhasa to Shigatse and its return train was Z8802....
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Hardly do people know the place – Golmud, if you are not planning the overland trip to Tibet by train. Golmud is the second biggest city in Qinghai province en route Xining to Lhasa. Golmud, built for mining natural sources such as salt, magnesium etc, has nothing to offer except dry desert. Though less popular...
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What documents are needed before boarding a Tibet train? Taking train to Tibet, you will need a copy of the Tibet Travel Permit before you board a train to Tibet. How far ahead of time should I reserve my Tibet train ticket? Trains to Tibet are few but popular. According to our past experience, you’d...
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The world-renowned Qinghai-Tibet railway refers to the railway that starts from Xining to Lhasa. Not only is the railway itself considered as a man-made wonder in transportation field but also the stunning scenery along the railway line offers a tasty appetizer for tourists who are heading towards Tibet for travel. Some of the must-see scenery...
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1. How to Booking Train tickets? As the Chinese state-owned train station does not sell its tickets on the internet, you have to book the tickets in local or through travel agencies in advance. However, it is impossible to purchase train tickets in local train ticket office in peak travel season, for such a hot tourist...
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Boarding in Tibet Trains need few precautions and necessary knowledge. we share you some tips for boarding in Tibet Trains. The train travel from a Chinese city to Lhasa is usually cheaper than taking a flight. A hard sleeper class ticket will cost around one third or half of the Lhasa flight ticket prices. And...
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Some of the staff on the train speak English and they are easy-approaching and hospitable to foreign tourists. Getting help on Tibet Train is not a challenging. If one runs into any trouble, you may ask the head of the conductor for help. Do people feel Altitude Sickness after Train ride? On Day 3, most...
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There are three types of coaches on the Tibet train seats, the first class soft-berth sleeper, the second class soft-berth sleeper and soft seat coaches. Since the journey is really long, most travelers prefer the soft sleepers. The second class soft-berth sleeper is also known as a hard sleeper. Actually, both of the soft sleeper...
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Like other parts of China, There were two toilets available at every end of a car. On one side is an Asian style toilet and on the other side is a Western-style toilet. Overall they keep it very clean and toilet paper is available. but please never use it at station area, unless you were...
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Tibet Train safety is best among all others. Professional service and group of security people are working together on a memorable journey. Tibet trains safety guaranteed your belonging and health through the whole journey. Tibet trains are quite safe. No one without tickets is allowed in the train cars. The sleeper cars are also separated...
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Tibet Trains provide temporary medical facilities service. Professional doctors and trained nurses are also available on the trains. Passengers can get timely but limited first aid in a Tibet train. If you suffer from breathless, you can ask the attendant for help. The trained attendant can come to help connect the oxygen tube to the...
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Being warmly considerate on Oxygen supply, Tibet Train offers two sets of Oxygen supply system. One is used for increasing the oxygen content in the train when the train to Lhasa is driven into the plateau zone. The other is directly used by passengers through the independent port. There are oxygen supply tube and mask...
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