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Hongkong to Lhasa Flights

The most convenient and fastest way from Hong Kong to Lhasa is by flight. You are suggested to take connecting flights with a stopover in Chengdu as Chengdu is the nearest major traffic hub to Lhasa. There are a few flights each day from Hong Kong to Chengdu, taking about 3 hours. And there are up to 15 flights from Chengdu to Lhasa in a day. So you can select the most suitable flight according to your preference. From Chengdu to Lhasa, it only takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. By the way, you can also arrange a Chengdu trip for yourself if you are interested in seeing lovely pandas. Besides Chengdu, you can also take connecting flights via Chongqing or Xián.

Why Travel from Hong Kong to Lhasa?

Being famous as the “Pearl of the Orient”, Hong Kong is a fascinating and energetic modern city in China. With yummy snacks, delicate cuisines, international shopping malls, colonial heritage, and classic Chinese culture, Hong Kong is a unique city that differs from other cities in China. Besides, Hong Kong is also a hub both for international and domestic travelers.

In addition, Hong Kong is a city with its own charm. After a long time of international flight to Hong Kong, travelers can have a good rest there. If you prefer to spend some time in Hong Kong, you can visit the Wong Tai Sin Temple in Kowloon, saunter along the night market at Kowloon’s Temple Street, have a view from the top of Victoria Peak, tour Po Lin Monastery where houses a 34-meter-high statue of Buddha, etc.

Air route from Hongkong to Lhasa
Air Route from Hongkong to Lhasa (Click to view a bigger image)

What Documents are Needed?

For Hong Kong citizens as well as foreign travelers, a tour to Tibet is a lifetime opportunity to experience a totally different landscape and culture. Unlike travelers from other countries, Hong Kong citizens don't need a Tibet Travel Permit to enter Tibet. You just need to take your Chinese SAR passport and Home Return Permit.

What's more, Hong Kong is visa-free for most countries in the world. However, a Chinese Visa and a Tibet Travel Permit are still needed to enter Tibet for foreign travelers.

Hong Kong to Lhasa Flight Schedule

Lhasa is located 2,423km away from Hong Kong, but there’s no direct flight between the two cities. Tourists who want to travel to Tibet from Hong Kong have to fly to Chengdu, Chongqing or Xián first.

Here is the recommended connecting flight from Hong Kong to Lhasa:

Flight No. Departure -- Arrival Duration Frequency Plane Full Price



(9h 05m)
15h 25m Everyday Airbus 320-200 USD403

Here is the recommended connecting flight from Lhasa to Hong Kong:

Flight No. Departure -- Arrival Duration Frequency Plane Full Price



(12h 05m)
17h Everyday Airbus A330-300 USD492

After your arrival, you are suggested to spend some days in and around Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. You can’t miss the splendid Potala Palace, the holy Jokhang Temple, and the busy Barkhor Street. To extend your tour, you can travel to Shigatse, Mt. Everest, Namtso, Mt. Kailash and other famous scenic sites.

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Asked by Tani***

Hello, I will be arriving in Hong Kong on December 1st but I am planning on changing my flight so I can arrive in Hong kong on the 30th at night and flight to Lhasa on December 1st. I have 7 days to tour. Is it possible to have a tibet-mountain everest tour?

Answered by Beatrice

Dear Tania,

May I know if you have a China visa now? Getting to Tibet requires a Tibet travel permit, which requires your China visa and passport copies to apply for. Also the time is too tight. Even though we can handle your permit before 1 Dec, it still need time to express the permit to you as you need to take the permit to board the plane to Lhasa.

Is it possible to postpone the trip a little bit? We can arrange your 7-day trip from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp but there's not enough time for the departure date on 1 Dec.