Tibet Train Schedule and Fare 2017

Besides Tibet itself, taking the train via Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest railway, is another big draw for most travellers, usually from Beijing, Chengdu, Xining, etc. Train tickets in China start to sell about 60-day in advance, and trains related to Tibet are always in high demand, and not always available for sell on the official site of China Railway. With our strong local connections, Tibet4Fun provides Tibet train tickets booking service to those who have booked their Tibet tour with us, and charges additional service fee from CNY 100~1000 per ticket, according to availability & month & city. Below are the Tibet Train schedule and original fare in 2017.

2017 No. Departure/Arrival Time Duration CNY/PERSON
Soft-Sleeper Hard-Sleeper
Train: Chengdu-Lhasa  Z322  14:48/09:55  43hrs  1060  670
 Train: Lhasa-Chengdu  Z324  18:30/14:36  44hrs
 Train: Beijing-Lhasa  Z21  20:00/12:30  41hrs  1140  720
 Train: Lhasa-Beijing  Z22  15:30/08:20  41hrs
 Train: Shanghai-Lhasa  Z164  20:10/19:44  48hrs  1260  790
 Train: Lhasa-Shanghai  Z166  11:05/11:51  49hrs
 Train: Xining-Lhasa  eg.Z323  12:14/09:55  22hrs  780  490
 Train: Lhasa-Xining  eg.Z6802  08:50/06:43  22hrs
 Train: Xian-Lhasa  eg.Z265  09:45/17:30  32hrs  970  610
 Train: Lhasa-Xian  eg.Z166  11:05/20:34  34hrs
 Train: Chongqing-Lhasa  Z223  15:42/09:55  42hrs  1080  680
 Train: Lhasa-Chongqing  Z224  18:30/13:41  43hrs
 Train: Guangzhou-Lhasa  Z264  11:45/17:30  54hrs 1470  860
 Train: Lhasa-Guangzhou  Z266  12:45/19:50  55hrs
 Train: Lanzhou-Lhasa  eg.Z223  09:13/09:55  25hrs  820 520
 Train: Lhasa-Lanzhou  eg.Z918  08:50/09:23  25hrs

When you plan to take the train at Chengdu and Chongqing to Lhasa or from Lhasa, you need to pay extra attention of your schedule. For train between Chengdu/Chongqing and Lhasa, departs every other day only. For example, in Jan, train from Chengdu to Lhasa, only has train available on EVEN-NUMBER days. eg. 02 Jan, 04 Jan…

2017 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Chengdu → Lhasa  EVEN  ODD  ODD  EVEN  EVEN  ODD  ODD  EVEN  ODD  ODD  EVEN  EVEN
Chongqing → Lhasa  ODD  EVEN  EVEN  ODD  ODD  EVEN  EVEN  ODD  EVEN  EVEN  ODD  ODD
                         
Lhasa → Chengdu  ODD  EVEN  EVEN  ODD  ODD  EVEN  EVEN  ODD  EVEN  EVEN  ODD  ODD
Lhasa → Chongqing  EVEN  ODD  ODD  EVEN  EVEN  ODD  ODD  EVEN  ODD  ODD  EVEN  EVEN

This page has been outdated since Oct 2017, of the latest Tibet train info, pls check Tibet Train 2018