Xining To Lhasa Train

Xining to Lhasa train is available every single day with multiple trains. Xining is considered as the biggest gateway city to Tibet, it is here all the train to Tibet gets funneled into Qinghai-Tibet railway line. There are over five trains available every day. The distance from Xining to Lhasa is 1972 km. The Journey starts from Xining West Train Station and Ends in Lhasa train station. It takes about 21 Hrs and 41 Minutes to Reach Lhasa from Xining. ( The Return train is Z6802) 

Xining to Lhasa Train Route
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 882 RMB/Person 559 RMB/Person
Lhasa to Xining Z6802 10:10 07:30 (2rd Day) 21Hr 20M 1960 Km 882 RMB/ Person 559 RMB/Person
Lhasa to Xining
pass by train
13:08 (2rd Day)
14:22 (2nd Day)
16:30 (2nd Day)
17:43 (2nd Day)
21Hr 30M 1960 Km 882 RMB/ Person 559 RMB/Person
Xining to Lhasa
pass by train
08:58 (2rd Day)
09:43 (2nd Day)
10:01 (2nd Day)
13:16 (2nd Day)
21Hr 30M 1960 Km 882 RMB/ Person 559 RMB/Person
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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
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 West Train Station

Xining Train Station informations

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 Note that you have a copy of your Tibet travel permit in order to board the train.

Picture of Soft and Hard Sleeper

Soft Sleeper train
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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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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