Beijing To Lhasa Train

Beijing to Lhasa train is available every day. Beijing to Lhasa train ticket is considered a hardest to get unless you will book the ticket well in advance. This train route crosses eight provinces and it covers the distance of 3757 km. The Journey starts from Beijing West Train Station and Ends in Lhasa train station. It takes about 40 Hrs and 53 Minutes to Reach Lhasa from Beijing. ( The Return train is Z22) 

Beijing to Lhasa Train Route
Route Train # Depart Arrival Travel Time Distance  Fare/ Soft Sleeper  Fare/ Hard Sleeper
Beijing to Lhasa Z21 20:00 12:20 (+2 Day) 40Hr 20M 3753 Km 1292 RMB/Person 813 RMB/Person
Lhasa to Beijing Z22 16:30 08:28 (+2 Day) 39Hr 58M 3753 Km 1292 RMB/Person 813 RMB/Person
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Time Table

No Train Sations Station in Madarin Arrival Time Departure Time Hault Time
1 Beijing Xi (West) 北京西 20:00
2 Shijiazhuang Bei (North 石家庄北 22:33 22:37 4 Minutes
3 Taiyuan 太原 0:19 0:25 6 Minutes
4 Zhongwei  中卫 7:05 7:16 11 Minutes
5 Lanzhou 兰州 12:17 12:33 16 Minutes
6 Xinning 西宁  15:01  15:21 20 Minutes
7 Delingha 德令哈  19:23 19:25  2 Minutes
8 Golmud  格尔木 22:10  22:35 25 Minutes
9 Nagqu 那曲  8:13 8:19 6 Minutes
10 Lhasa  拉萨  12:10  —
No Train Sations Station in Madarin Arrival Time Departure Time Hault Time
1 Lhasa 拉萨 16:10
2 Nagqu 那曲  19:30  19:36 6 Minutes
3 Golmud 格尔木  06:15  06:40 25 Minutes
4 Delingha 德令哈 9:07  9:09 2 Minutes
5 Xining 西宁  13:25 13:45 20 Minutes
6  Lanzhou 兰州  16:15  16:30 15 Minutes
7 Zhongwei 中卫  21:27 21:35 8 Minutes
8 Taiyuan  太原  3:54 4:00 6 Minutes
9 Shijiazhuang Bei (North)  石家庄北 5:45 5:56 11 Minutes
10 Beijing Xi (West) 北京西 8:28

The Beijing to Lhasa train starts from Beijing West train Station (北京西)
The station Phone #: 010 515826273 or 010-51521673
From downtown you can take subway line 7 or 9, It arrives right in front of the Train Station
From the airport, there is a bus from Beijing International Airport to the Beijing West train station. You will have to take Shuttle line 7 and would cost 16 RMB. If you take a taxi it will cost you about 110 RMB
Please Note that you have a copy of your Tibet travel permit in order to board the train.

Picture of Soft and Hard Sleeper

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Hard sleeper train to Tibet
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Free Travel consultancy for Tibet

We can offer Free Travel consultancy if you would like to travel to Tibet, Kham (Sichuan) and Amdo (Qinghai). Contact Us if you are interested. We can offer a special discount to Groups.

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Responsible Tourism

I-Tibet travel and Tours is fully committed to responsible and Sustainable tourism practice in Tibet. Our privilege to be able to host you in Tibet also makes our responsibility in protecting nature and contributing back communities.

As a Local Tibetan travel agency in Lhasa. Our staffs are 100% local Tibetan tourism professionals. Additionally, We only use local Tibetan guides, other tours crews, and local business. 100% of the travel money goes to locals. Besides, We use 3% of the net profit into Environmental and social initiatives.

Being Tibetan, We know how vital the Tibetan environment is for the entire world. Mountains, glacier, and rivers are all cherished in our culture. We do our best to reduce the environmental impact of your tours in Tibet.

Following are Our ways:

a) No Small plastic bottles in the tour

All the drinking water are provided in the bigger container. So all visitors are asked to bring his/her own water bottle. In this way, we reduce hundreds and thousands of small plastic bottles. All the bigger containers are provided back to the manufacturer for reuse.

b) Incentives for practice

Incentives are given to guide and drivers. Who follow our strict directories on ethical practice towards sustainable and responsible tourism practice.

c) Staff Training every winter

Winter is a low season in Tibet tourism.  We provide skill training required for the practice of Responsible and Sustainable tourism practice, first Aids and emergency first responder training. One of our managers is certified Humanity Supply Chain management by fritz institute. We work closely with individuals from institute like Tibet Eco Travel initiatives and Local Tibet Red Cross society and other NGOs.

d) Tree Plantation

Some portion of the tour money  are save for our 1000 Tree plantation project. We will plant trees when we will have enough funds.

e) Smaller group size

All our tours are a small group to reduce environmental Impact. Since traveling in a smaller group has less impact on committed in an area than a big group. Therefore all our tour groups are small.

f) Trekking tours and environmental care in the wilderness of Tibet

During your trekking Tours, you will be walking across a very fragile ecosystem.  We do take extra care in our trekking tours preventing environmental effects. Following are how are take care of our environment our trekking tours.

1: We nothing leave mother behind.

We make sure we take all our rubbish and leave nothing behind.

2: We protect the grassland

A little destruction of Tibet’s fragile environment is irreversible. So, in the trekking tours, we will not make drainage surrounding your tent. Instead, we will provide trekkers with a better tent with bathtub style floors which prevent water from getting into the tent. We don’t put a small tent toilet. Even if we try to put the grass back, it is not the same. So when you are answering your nature called please enjoy the view.

3: Collecting the garbage along the way.

We have a saying in Tibet, “if you can’t help, don’t harm.” Here is our helping part. We always have extra yaks carrying the Garbages, our yak men will be collecting while waiting for the clients at the campsite. Yak man walks faster than all, and they have free time at the camp. While cook prepares for meals and drinks, We pay yaks men’s incentives in collecting the rubbish around the camp.

I-Tibet travel and tours, identify its self as a social enterprise.  For this, we dedicate 3% of our annual net profit to Social and environmental projects. Every winter we buy winter clothes for small children and donate to schools. In this way, besides donating winter cloth, we are also encouraging them to go to school.

It is important to make our guest understand Local Culture, Beliefs, and Ethics. Hence it will make it more comfortable during Our special tour arrangements. Like, your home visit, culture programs, and our others.

Sustainable toursim in Tibet

I-Tibet travel is local Tibetan travel agency based in Tibet. Being register in the year 1991, as Tibet Whole world international travel Co.Ltd.  Makes one of the oldest Tibetan travel agency in Lhasa. Thus we can to make all the Document require for your Tibet travel including travel permits. Our service includes wide ranges of Tibet tour packagesTibet group tour for Budget Travel. Also, You can book your Tibet flight tickets and Tibet train tickets. So, We hope you will choose a Local Tibetan travel agency to travel to Tibet.

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