Chengdu is one of the most popular gateway cities of taking train to Tibet. It is comparatively easier to obtain train tickets than those from Beijing, Shanghai and Xian. Train Z322 from Chengdu to Lhasa departs EVERY OTHER DAY at 21:37 and arrives in Lhasa on Day 3 at 09:55. The duration of the train ride is 36 hours 18 minutes and the distance covered is 3,070 kilometers. There are 6 mid-way stations: Guangyuan, Lanzhou, Xining, Delingha, Golmud, and Nagqu
The return train Z324 departs from Lhasa at 18:40 every other day and arrives in Chengdu at 6:58 on the third day.
What You Can Expect on Chengdu to Lhasa Train
Taking the Tibet Train from Chengdu to Lhasa is an unforgettable experience. The Tibet Train will travel across the famous high elevation Qinghai Tibet Railway. Passengers can relax on their comfortable sleepers and enjoy the scenery outside the window. The fascinating scenery on the Tibetan Plateau includes vast mountain ranges, turquoise lakes, open grasslands, numerous rivers, colorful prayer flags, Tibetan Nomad tents, and grazing animals. The train will take passengers through remote areas of Tibet that travelers will otherwise not be able to see.
How to Get to Chengdu Train Station
The train from Chengdu to Lhasa starts from Chengdu North Train station (成都火车北站). This station is also simply referred to as Chengdu Railway Station.
From Chengdu downtown the subway Line 1 arrives to the right in front of the North Train station.
There are airport buses going from Shuangliu International Airport to Chengdu North Train Station which takes around 1:30hrs and costs CNY15.
How to Book Your Tibet Train Tickets Online
Travelers can book their Chengdu to Lhasa train tickets through us at TravelChinaTibet.com. Simply send us your travel dates and travel plans. We help book Tibet Train tickets for travelers who arrange a Tibet Train Tour with us. We also make arrangements to apply for the Tibet Travel Permit and other permits that are necessary for the Tibet trip. Feel free to contact us for more details and a free quote. As a gentle reminder, Tibet Train Tickets are in high demand and it is important to reserve your train tickets as soon as possible so that we can help you reserve the best class of train tickets.