Guangzhou to Lhasa Flight
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- Last Updated: 2024-01-08
At present, there is only one direct flight flying from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport(CAN) to Lhasa Gonngar International Airport(LXA). The whole distance between Guangzhou and Lhasa is about 2,651 kilometers.
Guangzhou Lhasa Flight Tickets2
Currently there are two direct flights from Guangzhou to Lhasa. One flight takes about 6 hours to arrive at Lhasa Gonggar Airport including the one-hour stopover in Chongqing from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, which is operated by China Southern Airlines. Another flight takes about 5 hours and 35 minutes to get to Lhasa Gonggar Airport including 45 minute stopover in Diqin from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, which is operated by Eastern Airlines.
Guangzhou to Lhasa Flight Schedule
| South Airlines
1h layover in Chongqing
| Eastern Airlines
45m layover in Diqin
Lhasa to Guangzhou Flight Schedule
| South Airlines
1h layover in Chongqing
| Eastern Airlines
50m layover in Diqin
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located in the Baiyun district, about 28km from the center of Guangzhou city. It is a 4F-class civil international airport and one of the three gateway hub airports in China. The airport has two terminals, T1 and T2. There're more than 220 domestic and international air routes, including nearly 90 international and regional routes, covering five continents.
From downtown to the airport, tourists can take Metro Line 3 to the Airport South Station. The full fare is USD2. The opening time of the subway is from 6:10 a.m. to 23:00 p.m. This is the most economical and fast way. There are frequent airport shuttle bus lines, connecting the airport to most areas of downtown. You can take a taxi if time is limited or you carry too much baggage. It costs about USD15-30.
Lhasa Gongga airport
Lhasa Gongga International Airport is located at Yingbin Road, Gongga county, Shannan City, Tibet autonomous region, about 65 km from downtown Lhasa, is a 4E-class military and civilian co-use international airport, one of the highest airports in the world and the largest aviation hub in Tibet autonomous region.
Since you need to travel to Tibet with a travel agency, they usually would provide you with a private transfer service. Your tour guide and private driver will wait for you outside the airport to pick you up. This transfer service is more convenient because it would bring you directly to your hotel.v
The Best Time to Travel to Guangzhou and Lhasa
Guangzhou is good for travel all year round. October to December is the best season for travel. Since the low latitude, the climate is humid in Spring and a bit hot in Summer, whereas the autumn temperature is appropriate, cool and windy, good weather can last until November and December, the most suitable for tourism.
Lhasa is suitable for people to travel all year round. You can experience the different customs of Tibet in different seasons. April to October is the best time to travel in Tibet due to the moderate weather, high oxygen content, and best scenic views. However, winter and spring are the perfect seasons for budget travelers, with the temperature at around 10°C to -8°C, the lower price of tickets and hotels, and the attractions being the least touristy.
Besides the passport and China visa, a Tibet entry permit is a must document to take a flight to Tibet. You cannot board a plane without a permit because it will be checked at Guangzhou airport. To make it simple, you can book a tour with a local agency, and your agency will handle all the necessary permits for you.
You just need to send a picture of your passport and China visa by email to your Tibet tour agency. Once the permit is issued, they will express it to your halt city in China, like Guangzhou. Please kindly note, that a Tibet entry permit can only be applied for by a legit Tibet travel agency and it takes about 10~30 days to obtain the permit. Thus, please book your Tibet tour in advance.
Hong Kong and Shenzhen to Guangzhou
From Hong Kong to Guangzhou, you must pass by Shenzhen first. The most convenient way from Hong Kong to Guangzhou is the Canton - Kowloon line, getting on the train at Hong Kong Hung Hom Station and getting off at Guangzhou East Railway Station. The train runs for only 2 hours. It leaves every hour from 7:25 am to 20:00 pm, charging HK$210 for first-class and HK$250 for the premium class seats. One thing to remind you, please leave some time for entry/exit inspection at Shenzhen Port.
From Hong Kong Airport, you can take the cross-border bus on the underground floor of the arrival hall directly to Guangzhou Tianhe district. It takes about 4 hours and the ticket price is about HK$200.
From Shenzhen to Guangzhou is very convenient. You can take a high-speed railway from Shenzhen North Station or Futian Station to Guangzhou South Station. It takes 40 mins and the price is RMB99. Bus lines are also available, it takes 1.5 hours, and the bus fee is about CNY 80.
In case you miss the flight to Lhasa, it is an alternative to fly from Guangzhou to Chengdu, and then fly from Chengdu to Lhasa. You have a wide choice of airlines and flight times on both flights, which take 2 hours each.
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How to Book Flights to Tibet? (The Easiest Way)
Entrust your travel agent to take care of everything therefore you don't need to be required to present your Tibet Travel Permit for booking.
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