Chongqing, known as one of the biggest cities in China and the start point of Yangtze River cruise, is an important junction of China's railway system and one of the most important gateway cities to enter Tibet. Chongqing - Lhasa Train Z223, runs 3654km to reach, total train ride is around 43 hours. Visitors can enjoy a relaxing Yangtze River cruise trip either before or after their Tibet tour.
Trains Running Between Chongqing and Lhasa
Train Z223 leaves Chongqing EVERY OTHER DAY at 15:42 and arrives in Lhasa on Day3 at 09:55. While train Z224 departs from Lhasa at 18:30 and arrive Chongqing Railway Station on Day 3 at 13:41.
What You Can Expect on Chongqing to Lhasa Train
It is an unforgetable experience to start the Tibet tour from Chongqing by train, En route, you will enjoy the great contrast of cultural shock and marvelous landscape, the snowcapped mountains, the turquoise plateau lakes, the grazing yaks and etc produce a marvelous landscape painting that shown like an animation film through your train window. Lying on your comfortable sleeper, you will never feel tired to watch this amazing scenery.
How to Get to Chongqing Train Station
The train from Chongqing to Lhasa starts from Chongqing Train station (重庆站). There are airport bus from Chongqing Airport to the Train station which cost RMB20 per person and takes about 35 minutes.