Xining to Lhasa Train

by | Jul 4, 2018 |

Xining is the start of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway and all trains to Tibet pass through Xining city, it is therefore serves as the main station for trains to Lhasa. Taking train from Xining to Lhasa considered as the shortest train journey to Tibet with only one night on the train. The journey takes approximately 21 hours to reach to Lhasa with covering of 1972Kms.  

The Z6801 is the only train that starts directly from Xining and arrive in Lhasa. Z6801 departs from Xining every other day at 14:01 from Xining Train Station, and arrives at Lhasa at 11:14 in the following day.

Apart from the direct Xining-Lhasa train Z6801, all other trains to Lhasa stop over at Xining railway station. Hence, if you can’t book a train ticket from Beijing, Xining, Chengdu, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing, you can book a ticket from Xining to Lhasa instead.

Route Train # Depart Arrival Travel Time Distance  Fare/ Soft Sleeper  Fare/ Hard Sleeper
Xining to Lhasa Z6801 14:56 12:05 (2rd Day) 21Hr 09M 1960 Km 135 USD per Seat 86 USD Per Person
Lhasa to Xining Z6802 10:10 07:30 (2rd Day) 21Hr 20M 1960 Km  135 USD per Seat 86 USD Per Person
Lhasa to Xining
pass by train
Z21
T23
Z265
Z165
15:30
17:01
19:48
20:10
13:08 (2rd Day)
14:22 (2nd Day)
16:30 (2nd Day)
17:43 (2nd Day)
21Hr 30M
21Hr 30M
21Hr 30M
21Hr 30M
1960 Km
1960 Km
1960 Km
1960 Km
135 USD per Seat
135 USD per Seat
135 USD per Seat
135 USD per Seat
86 USD Per Person
86 USD Per Person
86 USD Per Person
86 USD Per Person
Xining to Lhasa
pass by train
T224
Z116
Z266
z22
11:10
12:15
13:10
15:30
08:58 (2rd Day)
09:43 (2nd Day)
10:01 (2nd Day)
13:16 (2nd Day)
21Hr 30M
21Hr 30M
21Hr 30M
21Hr 30M
3360 Km
3360 Km
3360 Km
3360 Km
135 USD per Seat
135 USD per Seat
135 USD per Seat
135 USD per Seat
86 USD Per Person
86 USD Per Person
86 USD Per Person
86 USD Per Person

Xinning to Lhasa Train Time Table

Xining to Lhasa Train Time Table
No Train Sations Station in Madarin Arrival Time Departure Time Hault Time
1 Xining 西宁 14:01
2 Delingha 德令哈 18:03 18:09 6 Minutes
3 Golmud 格尔木 20:48 21:13 25 Minutes
5 Nagqu 那曲 7:24 7:30 6 Minutes
5 Lhasa 拉萨 9:55
Lhasa to Xining Train Time Table
No Train Sations Station in Madarin Arrival Time Departure Time Hault Time
1 Lhasa 拉萨 8:50
2 Nagqu 那曲 10:40 10:46 6 Minutes
3 Golmud 格尔木 12:24 12:47 25 Minutes
4 Delingha 德令哈 2:23 2:25 2 Minutes
5 Xining 西宁 6:43

 

Xining Train Station Information

The Xining to Lhasa train starts from Xining West Train Station (西宁西站)
The station Phone #: 0971- 9510510
From downtown you can take Bus line 11,16,1,20,22,27,28,29,35,40 and 5
Please make sure that you have a copy of your Tibet Travel Permits in order to board the train.

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