Shanghai to Lhasa Train

Traveling from Shanghai to Lhasa is another Tibet scenic train ride and crosses over eight provinces across China, before climbing up to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The trip covers a total distance of 4,373km and takes around 47 hours to reach to Lhasa. The train available every day from Shanghai to Lhasa and the return train is Z166

Route Train # Depart Arrival Travel Time Distance  Fare/ Soft Sleeper  Fare/ Hard Sleeper
Shanghai to Lhasa  Z164 20:10 18:25 (+2 Day) 46Hr 15M 4373 Km 219 USD per Seat 138 USD Per Person
Lhasa to Shanghai Z166 11:25 11:51 (+2 Day) 48Hr 26M 4373 Km 219 USD per Seat 138 USD Per Person

Shanghai to Lhasa Train Time Table

Xining to Lhasa Train Time Table
No Train Sations Station in Madarin Arrival Time Departure Time Hault Time
1 Shanghai 上海 20:10
2 Suzhou 苏州 20:55 20:58 3 Minutes
3 Nanjing(JiangSu) 南京 22:56 23:05 9 Minutes
4 Bengbu 蚌埠 0:37 0:40 3 Minutes
5 Xuzhou 徐州 2:09 2:15 6 Minutes
6 Zhengzhou 郑州 5:07 5:14 7 Minutes
7 Xi’an 西安 11:14 11:24 10 Minutes
8 Lanzhou 兰州 18:17 18:34 7 Minutes
9 Xining 西宁 21:12 21:32 20 Minutes
10 Delingha 德令哈 1:34 1:36 2 Minutes
11 Golmud 格尔木 4:26 4:51 25 Minutes
12 Nagqu 那曲 14:42 14:51 9 Minutes
13 Lhasa 拉萨 19:17  —
Lhasa to Shanghai Train Time Table
No Train Sations Station in Madarin Arrival Time Departure Time Hault Time
1 Lhasa 拉萨 11:15
2 Nagqu 那曲 14:49 14:55 6 Minutes
3 Golmud 格尔木 1:23 1:48 25 Minutes
4 Delingha 德令哈 4:15 4:17 2 Minutes
5 Xining 西宁 8:55 9:15 20 Minutes
6 Lanzhou 兰州 12:11 12:26 15 Minutes
7 Xi’an 西安 20:34 20:44 10 Minutes
8 Zhengzhou 郑州 2:50 2:58 8 Minutes
9 Xuzhou 徐州 5:43 5:58 15 Minutes
10 Bengbu 蚌埠 7:17 7:22 5 Minutes
11 Nanjing(Jiangsu) 南京 8:54 9:00 6 Minutes
12 Wuxi 无锡 10:26 10:30 4 Minutes
13 Suzhou 苏州 10:56 11:01 5 Minutes
14 Shanghai 上海 11:51 —-

Shanghai Train Station Information

From Shanghai to Lhasa train departs from Shanghai (Hongqiao)Train Station (上海火车站).

From Terminal 2: If you will land on Terminal 2, there are essentially two travel options to Hongqiao railway station: one by walk; the other by metro. Hongqiao railway station is nearly 1km to Terminal 2. If you prefer to walk there, you should first get to the B1 floor of Terminal 2. Then following the Train signs, you will arrive at the railway station. The path to the railway station is carefully designed and friendly for foreigners. 

Please make sure that you have a copy of your Tibet Travel Permits in order to board the train.

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Over 20 years of experience in the Tibetan travel industry, our team consists of the best and experienced Tibet travel guides that will show you the best that this extraordinary place has to offer, unravel all the undiscovered beauty of Tibet unique culture and tradition in front of you.  Whether a guest is looking to join a Tibet group tour or take a private tailor-made journey, we are the best choice.

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