Chengdu to Lhasa Train Tour

The Chengdu to Lhasa train, trains T22 and T23, is the third shortest in terms of total trip duration, next to thise originating from XiningChengdu to Lhasa Train and Lanzhou. The Chengdu-Tibet train departs every other day at 21:00 PM from the Chengdu railway station, and arrives in Lhasa at 17:02 PM on the third day. The total length of the trip is 44 hours and covers approximately 3,360km's.

The train to Lhasa from Chengdu is equipped with advanced facilities that are tailor-made according to the special elevation, temperature and other specific situations along the world's highest railway, Qinghai-Tibet Railway, such as air-conditioning, supercharging system, oxygen supply, altitude display, etc. Moreover, the totally-closed train is installed with sightseeing windows covered by anti-ultraviolet film so as to  protect passengers from ultraviolet radiation. To be honest, a Chengdu-Lhasa train tour is really worth a shot for the unique and wonderful scenery along the Qinghai-Tibet railway alone.

Chengdu to Lhasa Train Cost:
Actually, in China, the train fare does not include meals,  so you need to pay the food in the train, a normal breakfast will cost you about 15RMB and a lunch or dinner 25-35RMB. Drinking water is free but if you want to have a cup of coffee or milk, you need to prepare in advance. Except the cost on food, another big expense on the Beijing to Lhasa train trip is that you have to pay the service charge to the travel agency who help you purchase the train tickets. The cost ranges from 300RMB to 700RMB in different seasons. Please do consult about train cost directly with our expert.

Chengdu to Lhasa Train Schedule and Fare:

Available Train Start City
End City Frequecy Distance Duration Hard Sleeper Cost Soft Sleeper Cost
T22 / T23 Chengdu Lhasa Every 2 Days 3,360km's 44 hrs Yuan 715 ($97) Yuan 1110 ($139)

* Unreserved seats are available. This means you are not guaranteed a seat, but if one does become available, you may take it, otherwise you will have to stand in the aisles. Prices are usually 50RMB lower than the hard seat price.

Kailash Yatra 2013 Departure